Salary Basis Checklist: Maintaining Employees' Exempt Status


This checklist provides steps to use to ensure that salaried exempt white collar employees are treated as being paid on a salary basis and are in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and other wage and hour laws. For the regulations governing permissible and impermissible deductions, see 29 C.F.R. § 541.602. For more information on the salary basis test, see Salary Basis Requirement and Docking Pay under the FLSA.