Payment Issued to Former Employee in Error

Business Letter

Dear …

RE: Paycheck Error – Check #__(#)__ - Amount __($amount)__

On __date)__, __(name of organization)__ issued, in error, a payment to you in the amount of __($amount)__. Our investigation has revealed to us that the correct amount that was due to you, representing your __(outstanding commissions/vacation pay/etc)__, __(was already been remitted to you/should have been in the amount of $amount)__. As the payment of __($amount)__ was clearly an error, it must be returned to us as quickly as possible. We request that you kindly remit __($amount)__ to __(name of organization)__, attention __(name of person/dep’t)__, as quickly as possible.

Please accept our apologies for this error, __(name)__, and for any inconveniences it has caused you. We thank you for your cooperation and look forward to hearing soon. If you have any questions about this, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly at __(phone #)__. Your timely response is greatly appreciated.