Payroll Departments [Setup menu]

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Important reminder!

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Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

Payroll departments are client-specific and are used for reporting purposes and to distribute certain payroll setup information to individual employees. Even if the client does not actually have multiple departments, you can use departments to group employees who work in different physical locations or who represent different job families, or to set up projects to be used for Certified payroll clients.

To add or delete a department, or to change the default employee template associated with a department, choose Payroll Departments from the Setup menu.

Note: Because each employee must be assigned to at least one active department and because each client must have at least one department, a Default Department is automatically created by the application when you add a new client in Payroll CS.

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