Creating a global pay item for weighted average overtime (WAOT)

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Product support for Engagement CS is ending on September 30, 2020. See Engagement CS license expiration 2020 - frequently asked questions for more information.

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS permanently expired on March 1, 2017.

Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

To calculate overtime payments using the weighted average method, you will need to set up a WAOT pay item by following these steps:

  1. Choose Setup > System Configuration > Pay Items to open the Pay Items dialog.
  2. Click Add to add the new WAOT pay item.
  3. Enter a unique name and description for the new pay item.
  4. Click the Special information tab and then choose Weighted Average Overtime from the Special type drop-down list.
  5. Click Enter to save the new pay item.
  6. Click Done to exit the Pay Item dialog.

Note: You may also choose to copy and rename an existing pay item and then specify it as Weighted Average Overtime in the Special type drop-down list.

Related topics

Weighted average overtime calculation overview

Setting up employees with a weighted average overtime (WAOT) pay item

Excluding a pay item from weighted average overtime calculation

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