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Use the Special Timing tab to set up special frequencies and dates for recurring payroll items to be used on payroll checks. Special timing can be used for garnishments, bonuses, or any recurring payroll item.

Choose Setup > Payroll Items and click the Special Timing tab.

Note: On-demand payroll checks calculate all deductions and employer contributions for employees, regardless of special timing. For more information, see Creating on-demand payroll checks.

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Choose one of the following frequencies for which the payroll item is to be calculated on payroll checks for this client.

Note: The frequency specified here as the default frequency for the client can be modified for individual employees on the Special Timing tab of the Employee Payroll Item Settings dialog.

  • All payrolls. The payroll item will calculate for all payrolls processed within the dates specified in the Dates section. This is the default setting.
  • Selected weeks. Mark the checkboxes for each week the payroll item should be calculated. Select from any of the following.
    • 1st Week: 1st - 7th
    • 2nd Week: 8th - 14th
    • 3rd Week: 15th - 21st
    • 4th Week: 22nd - 28th
    • 5th Week: 29th - 31st
  • [select] payroll of the month. Select the payrolls of the month for which this payroll item should be calculated. Select from any of the following.
    • First payroll of the month
    • First and Last payrolls of the month
    • First Four payrolls of the month
    • First Three payrolls of the month
    • First Two payrolls of the month
    • Last payroll of the month
    • Last Four payrolls of the month
    • Last Three payrolls of the month
    • Last Two payrolls of the month
  • Based on. Choose whether to base the special timing frequency on the check date or the period end date for this client. This choice will apply to all employees of the client and cannot be modified at the employee level.

Select the appropriate dates for the special timing to begin and end. Specify the start and end date and whether to base the special timing dates on the check date or the period begin and end date.

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