# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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Sheet 1 col A = Employee number col B = Employee first Name col C = Employee surname col D = Full/part time col E = Yearly Salary Col F = Monthly pay Sheet 2 col A = Employee first Name col B = Employee surname col C = Dept col D = Payroll number col E = Full/Part time col F = Monthly pay Col G = I need a formula that looks at the data on sheet 1 and if the payroll number matches that on sheet 2 and column E in sheet2="full time" then return the corresponding employees Yearly salary from sheet 1, If payroll number matches but column E ="part time" then do monthly pay x 12. If none return 0. Please can anyone help?
Solved by D. U. in 14 mins
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Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:25
Hello, welcome to got it pro.
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:25
I believe you need help with payroll calculation.
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:25
right?
User 02/05/2018 - 04:25
correct
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:25
User 02/05/2018 - 04:26
I am unable to send the file as it has people personal data in
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:27
Then at least you can show me some sample data, right?
User 02/05/2018 - 04:27
right
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:27
User 02/05/2018 - 04:29
So in sheet 2
User 02/05/2018 - 04:29
column F
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:30
listening.
User 02/05/2018 - 04:31
If payroll number = that on sheet 1 and Column E="full time" then return salary from sheet 1 column D. If payroll number = that on sheet 1 and column E ="part time" then do Gross pay from sheet 1 x 12.
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:33
okay, please give me a couple of minutes.
User 02/05/2018 - 04:33
ok
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:37
=IF(E2="part time",VLOOKUP(D2,Sheet1!A:F,6,false)*12,VLOOKUP(D2,Sheet1!A:D,4,false))
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:37
Here is the required formula.
User 02/05/2018 - 04:37
That's much easier then I thought it would be. I was close with it
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:37
You are awesome.
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:37
Any question?
User 02/05/2018 - 04:38
No think that's it!
User 02/05/2018 - 04:38
Think I was over complicating it
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:38
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:39
We all kind of prone to over complicate things time to time. aren't we? Its no big deal.
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:39
To rate me please close this session.
User 02/05/2018 - 04:39
OK thank you
Excelchat Expert 02/05/2018 - 04:39
Thanks and have a great day ahead!

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