Office of the Controller Procedures

Compensation Overpayment and Recovery

Financial Affairs, Office of the Controller   |   Approved March 1, 2016


Establish instructions and guidelines for UMB Operational Units (schools, departments, divisions) to use when an employee is in debt to UMB for overpayment of compensation. UMB must recover the overpayment in accordance with State regulations and UMB policy.


Active or separated employees who received an overpayment of compensation in error, regardless of whether the error was originated by the employee, the unit, a central administrative office, or the computer system.

Operational Units and individuals with responsibilities or duties associated with compensation payments.


Click the following link for instructions on the recovery of compensation overpayments:

Financial Services Standard Operating Procedure No. 3315 Compensation Overpayment and Recovery

Additional Guidance:

Unit Payroll Processing

Effort Management

 Accounts Receivables – UMB Customer Billing System


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