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Use the Detail tab to enter information in a view that is similar to its presentation on a printed payroll check. It allows all possible fields to be completed or updated as needed for the creation of the payroll check.

Choose Actions > Enter Batch Payroll Checks and then click the Detail tab.

Fields & buttons

  • Employee. Use the Employee drop-down list to select the employee for whom you want to enter payroll check information. You can right-click inside this field for options to add an employee on the fly, to edit information for the currently selected employee on the fly, or to filter the employees that are available for selection in the drop-down list. See the Adding or editing employee records during payroll check entry procedure for more information.
  • Location/Department. The selected employee's primary location and department are displayed here.
  • DNP checkbox. Mark the DNP (Do not pay) checkbox if you want to exclude this employee from the current payroll batch.
  • Sales. Use the Sales field to enter the total dollar amount of sales that the employee had for the payroll period. Any pay item set up with the calculation type of Percent of sales will calculate based on the amount entered in this field.

    If the employee is assigned to multiple locations and/or departments, you can distribute the sales amounts between them by clicking the Ellipsis button to open the Sales Distributions dialog.

  • Pay. In this section you can modify the payroll information including pay type payroll items, hours, rate, and amount. By default, the application allocates 100 percent of pay to the employee's primary location and department, unless a different distribution is specified in the Locations and Departments section of the Main tab of the Employees screen.

    You can change the default distribution of hours among the various locations and departments associated with this employee by clicking the Ellipsis button in the grid to open the Payroll Item Distributions dialog.

  • Deductions. In this section you can modify the deduction type payroll items and their amounts for this check. Employee paid workers' compensation payroll items will also display here, if applicable.
    You can change the default distribution of amounts among the various locations and departments associated with this employee by clicking the Ellipsis button in the grid to open the Payroll Item Distributions dialog.
  • Employer contributions. In this section you can modify the employer contribution and amount.

    You can change the distribution of amounts among the various locations and departments associated with this employee by clicking the Ellipsis button in the grid to open the Payroll Item Distributions dialog.

  • Employer taxes. In this section you can modify the employer taxes and their amounts.
  • Taxes. In this section you can modify the employee paid taxes and their amounts.

    You can change the distribution of amounts among the various locations and departments associated with this employee by clicking the Ellipsis button in the grid to open the Tax Item Distributions dialog.

  • Accruable Benefits. In this section, you can override check-based hours accrued (Per hour worked, Per paycheck, and Per hourly increment accrual methods).
  • Workers' Compensation. In this section, you can modify the employer-paid workers' compensation amounts. Note that the employee-paid portion displays in the Deductions section.
  • Net pay distributions. In this section, you can change the accounts to which the pay amount is being distributed (to direct deposit, for example). For more information about direct deposit, see the Direct deposit overview topic.

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Entering batch payroll checks

Adding or editing employee records during payroll check entry

Refreshing payroll check information

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