Letter explaining deduction from final salary payment where an overpayment was discovered after individual left organisation
Author: Stephen Simpson
When to use this model recovery of overpayment letter
Use this model letter to explain to a former employee that a deduction is being made from a final salary payment to take account of an accidental overpayment discovered after he or she left the organisation.
Dear [ ]
As you know, [an administrative error/an error in our payroll system] resulted in you being overpaid in the sum of £[amount] [on [date] / from [week/month of first overpayment] to [week/month of last overpayment], with the total overpayment being £[amount] ].