Contractors or Employees working on a government funded job, totaling over $2000, must be provided with a predetermined prevailing wage, also known as the Davis Bacon wage. By submitting a Certified Payroll Report on a regular basis, the employer is showing proof that they are compliant with these wage requirements when paying their workers.
Certified Payroll Reports may be required by a government agency or contractor when working on government funded projects. The inability to submit these reports can result in fines and penalties.
More information on the Davis Bacon and related acts, as well as resource guides, compliance guides, and E-tools, can be found here: https://www.dol.gov/whd/govcontracts/dbra.htm
Instructions for Completing Payroll Form, WH-347: https://www.dol.gov/whd/forms/wh347instr.htm
Form WH-347: https://www.dol.gov/whd/forms/wh347.pdf
For additional information on the Davis-Bacon act as well as available forms, please go to https://www.dol.gov/whd/programs/dbra/whatdbra.htm
For assistance with determining the prevailing wage, please go to https://wdol.gov/dba.aspx and complete a search by number or entering criteria.