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How do I enter a bonus check and have only taxes calculate?

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How to issue a bonus or second sequence check with only taxes deducted.


Note: See How do I set up bonus pays or supplemental wages to be taxed at a specific rate in US Payroll? to use a supplemental tax rate for the bonus pay.

  1. Go to Payroll, Tasks, Enter Checks.
  2. Click List and select the time entry view.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Click List and select the employee.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Type the Period end date and press the TAB key.
  7. In the Check seq box, select Second and then press the TAB key.
  8. Enter the pay information in the time entry grid.
    Note: If you are entering back pay and do not want units to be doubled in Job Cost, enter the job information but skip the units column.
  9. Click Process, clear all calculation frequencies check boxes.
  10. Click OK.
    Note: This stops fringes, deductions and auto pays from calculating on the check.
  11. Click Chk Info and verify the check amount.
  12. Click Cancel.
  13. Click Accept check.
  14. Repeat steps 4 through 13 for each additional bonus check for other employees.
  15. Click Finish when done.
  16. Print the check as usual.

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