Here are a few possible reasons why your total wages shows doubled in a report:
For payroll transactions that were added from the banking section, you can undo them.
Once done, go to the For Review tab. Then, select each payroll transaction and choose Find Match to see if there's a match. If not, then you can exclude them. Please see article: How To Exclude Expenses from Downloaded Bank Transactions.
If an expense transaction was created, you can delete them by following these steps:
Then, try running the report again to check if your total wages are accurate.
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