According to an American Payroll Association study, more than 75 percent of companies lose money from buddy punching. In fact, the average employee steals 54 minutes each workday!

One minute here + one minute there = giant losses everywhere.
Let’s estimate how much money your company is losing:

Enter the average hourly rate for your employees:
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By automating the time-collection process, Paycom eliminates "buddy punching," so you only pay for actual time worked. Cloud-based convenience gives managers the ability to approve time or edit punches from anywhere.

Time’s a-wastin’ — literally! Take back control of your time data today by clicking below or calling 800.580.4505 for a FREE demo.

Disclaimer: This calculator is based upon the American Payroll Association’s study estimating lost time due to buddy clock-punching. It is intended for estimation purposes only. It is not intended as legal opinion and should not be substituted for professional legal or tax advice. For full details of their study please visit the American Payroll Association website.