Frequency & Manner of Payments
You must pay your employees at least once a month or on a regular scheduled payday.
You may pay your employees by cash, check, direct deposit, or any agreed upon form of payment.
Payment Upon Separation
If an employee leaves your company for any reason, you must pay them by the next regularly scheduled payday.
South Dakota does not have any laws about what can and cannot be deducted from an employee’s paycheck.
Uniforms & Other Required Equipment or Tools
South Dakota does not have any laws about whether you can require an employee to purchase a uniform or equipment necessary for them to do their job.
Pre-Hire Medical, Physical, & Drug Tests
You cannot require an employee to pay for the cost of any pre-hire exams.
Notice of Wage Reduction
There are no laws dictating whether you have to notify an employee about the wage reduction.
South Dakota does not have any laws about whether you have to give each employee a paystub on payday.
South Dakota does not have any specific payroll recordkeeping laws.
South Dakota does not require you to post payroll-related notices.