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```\$total_hour = 0;
\$overtime = 0;

if (\$total_hour === 9 ) {
\$overtime = \$net;
}
```

so me and my friends have this payroll system and we need to count the overtime hours worked and add that to the netpay. The idea is the minimum work hours in our system is 8 anything beyond will trigger the overtime and add the rate(\$\$\$).

The problem is:

1. We do not know the functions or query to count the excess hours.

2. Our system works in real-time meaning our employees need to sign_in and sign_out to record their schedule(whether their on-time or late) so is it possible to count the excess hours if the system works in real-time?

were still php noobies so any ideas and suggestion will be much appreciated thanks :D

What I have tried:

were unsure on how to do it so the code given here is just an example or idea
Posted
Updated 10-Jul-21 1:38am
Richard MacCutchan 10-Jul-21 4:19am
For each employee you need to capture the number of hours worked. if the number is greater than 8 then the calculation is simple:
`Overtime_pay = (hours - 8) * overtime_rate;`

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