Secure a copy of all Travel Expense Vouchers (TEVs) which have
non-business related meals for reimbursement purposes. These TEVs
will become the source document for the expense line on the PEAR. In
other words, TEVs will be known as pay-affecting documents when
submitted to the Travel Division for reimbursement of non-business related
Check the PEAR Distribution File in HEPPS Inquiry to ensure that the
account(s) used to reimburse non-business related meals is present in
this file. If the account(s) are not listed, send an e-mail to Alice
Smethurst, Payroll Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org and
include the following so the account(s) can be added to the table before
the next payroll:
Name and phone number of department contact person
Department zip code
Which file to update SCAN, PEAR or both
Account(s) to be updated
Description of requested change
HEPPS User ID(S) for staff authorized to access DeptPay in your department.
Change requests affecting SCANS should be received in Payroll Services
two (2) days before SCANS are scheduled to be distributed. Change requests
affecting PEARS should be received in Payroll Services two (2) days
before PEARS are scheduled to be distributed.
Consult the Payroll Documents Schedule for distribution dates.
Meal reimbursement payments are displayed on the Payroll Expenditure
Audit Report in Part 2 as object 01. The subobject of MT has been added
to the Payroll System and accounting system to identify these expenditures.
Earnings Types "MLS" for meals reimbursement non-federal
employee and "FLS" meals reimbursement federal employee have
been established within the Payroll System. These earnings types will
appear on the PEARS and in QPREXP within HEPPS Inquiry.