How to handle tips with ezPaycheck payroll software in restaurants?

by admin 10. December 2010 10:31

Restaurant payroll is very special because you need to handle tips.

For example: You need pay your waitress $95, and her tip is $50. So you need to report $145 to the government. However, you just need to pay her $95 in the paycheck.

Can ezPaycheck payroll software handle it? Yes, ezPaycheck can work for your restaurant payroll.

In this case, you can add a customized deduction such as "Paid Tips" and deduct this amount from your paycheck. 

Followings are the steps:

Step 1: Add a new deduction

  • Start ezPaycheck application. (If you have not installed it, you can download ezPaycheck from
  • Click the left menu “Company Settings->Deductions” on left menu and open the Company Deduction Setup.
  • Check one Customized deduction, and then click the button behind it to open Deduction Details form.
  • Input "Paid Tips" as the new name.
  • Click the “Save” button and closed Deduction details page.
  • Click the "Save" button on Company Deduction Setup form to update database.


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Step 2: Generate a new check

After you add this deduction, you will see a new deduction field in your paycheck. When you generate a new check, you just need to enter your hourly pay, tips and paid tips. ezPaycheck will handle the taxes for you.

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To learn more about ezPaycheck payroll software, click here

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