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Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

Use the Employees window to add or update employee records for the selected client. The application uses this information during payroll processing and when calculating year-end W-2s.

Choose Setup > Employees, or click the Employees icon on the shortcut bar.

Each employee record must include at least the employee's ID, last name, one or more active departments, and a single home department. See Employees > General tab. In addition, you must enter the employees SUTA states in the Other tab of this windows to have the application calculate SUTA amounts and the SUTA Worksheet report. The drop-down list for the state field includes only the states that have already been selected for this client in the Payroll tab of File > Client Properties dialog. The two G/L columns are not accessible if the State column is blank.

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