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Accounts Payable is responsible for making sure vendor invoices are accurate and paid in a timely manner.

We provide high quality professional service to vendors and Town departments. More than 8,657 invoices totaling $20.9 million were processed during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015! 

Direct Payment

Want to get your payment faster? Sign up for Direct Payment today! Complete this authorization form and void a check, then email them both to Accounts Payable.

When are invoices paid? 

The Town issues checks weekly, with payments mailed by Friday. To determine the status of an invoice, it’s recommended that vendors email Accounts Payable. Generally, invoices must be approved by the individual department before being processed for payment. If applicable, the purchase order number must be shown on the face of the invoice. For faster processing, the Town encourages vendors to sign up for Direct Payment.

Vendor Database & E-Verify

Maintaining an accurate vendor database is an essential and important function of Accounts Payable to ensure proper payments. Potential vendors doing business with the Town of Clayton must complete a new vendor application: New Vendor Application.  The E-Verify Employer Compliance Statement which is part of this application must be filled out only if the contract is subject to G.S. 143-129 (construction or repair contracts of $500,000 or more and purchasing contracts of $90,000 or more).

Latest News
  • We hope you will join us 6 p.m. Monday, July 16 for the Clayton Town Council meeting at The Clayton Center/Town Hall,  111 East Second Street  in Downtown Clayton. You can view the  full agenda pa...

  • On Monday, Clayton Police are switching to a more traditional municipal police uniform: all Navy-Blue!   We’ve been testing different uniforms for nearly a year now – running sample uniforms throug...

  • Our Annual Water Quality Reports for 2017 are now available! Click here for the 2017 Town of Clayton Water Quality Report , which covers the majority of Town.  Click here for the 2017 Town of Clay...

  • All Town of Clayton facilities will be  closed Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day  – except for Municipal Park, where our 38th annual July 4th Celebration and Fireworks begins at 4 p.m.! ...

  • Town of Clayton leaders and staff are mourning the passing of former Planning Director James “Skip” Browder. According to reports from family and friends, Browder, 72, was driving to Oak Island Thurs...

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