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What information is included on the Payroll Check History Report in Payroll 2.x and higher

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Summary

What information is included on the Payroll Check History Report

Description

Cause

Detailed check history is retained for the number of Years to Retain Payroll History on the History tab of Payroll Options.

Resolution

The Payroll Check History Report lists all checks written for a specified period sorted by Employee number, Employee Name or Sort field entry.

The check history information can be retained for the number of Years entered in Retain Payroll History on the History tab of Payroll Options. A minimum of 4 years must be entered up to the maximum 99 years. Payroll history that is past the number of years to retain is purged during year-end processing.

This report displays Regular hours and Total Hours. All Hours for Earning types other than Regular are included in Total Hours. Gross Earnings includes earnings for all earning types. Use this report for reference purposes. This report may not be appropriate for all reconciling purposes.

Options to Print can be selected by specific Quarter/Year, By Check Date Range, Pay Period Ending Date Range, Year to Date. The data may be printed for Check Details, Direct Deposit Details or Summary by clearing those checkboxes. Options to print each check breakdown by Earnings, Deductions, Taxes, Recaps can be selected for all of the above options except Year To Date.

Additional Selections include to Print for All or Specific Employee Number, Employee Last Name, Sort Field, Deduction Code, Earnings Code.

If the Require Departments in Payroll check box is selected in the Payroll Options window, subtotals are provided for each department.

Note: For employees with tip wages, the Social Security (FICA) tip tax amounts will be combined into the FICA W/H column of the report.

Note: For employees paid under the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (H.R. 6201), the Social Security (FICA) and Medicare taxes on these wages will display under Other Tax Column.

DocLink: How to Perform Quarter End & Year End Processing in Payroll 2.x and Higher

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