Employee Payroll Account Window

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Clicking on the Add or Edit buttons on the Employee / Manager / Salesperson Window - Payroll Tab will open the Employee Payroll Account Window.  The Payroll Tab allows you to enter the default Accounts and amounts necessary for generating a paycheck for an Employee.


To add an Employee Payroll Account, type an Account Number into the Account field.  Search for an Account by clicking on the Search button.  The Account Name will appear to the right of the Account Number.  Next enter an Amount.  To edit an entry, type a new amount into the Amount field.  To change an Account Number, you must delete the entire Employee Payroll Account and add a new one.


employee payroll acct window


Account: Enter an Account Number in this field.  Accounts entered on this window must be designated as a Payroll Account on the Account Window.  Normally, Payroll Accounts consist of an  salary Expense Account, along with a commission or bonus Expense Account, if applicable, and several deduction Liability Accounts such as federal income tax withheld.  The salary is usually a positive amount while deductions are negative.  The sum of all the listed Accounts yields the net pay amount for the Employee.


Amount: Enter the amount being added or deducted from the selected Account into this field.