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ezPaycheck Payroll: How to Manage Overtime Payment


ezPaycheck payroll software is the easy-to-use and flexible payroll tax solution for small businesses. It can handle paychecks by hourly rate, salary, shift rate, commissions, tips, pay-by-piece, pay-by-load and more. It also prints paychecks on blank stock and pre-printed checks.

Here are the steps to manage overtime payment.

Step 1: Enable the overtime payment type

  • Click the ezPaycheck left menu "Company Settings" then "Wage Setup" to view wage set up screen.
  • Check the payment option "Overtime hourly pay".
  • Click the Save button.

    aenable over time payment

    Step 2: Set up the employee pay rates for overtime pay

  • Click the left menu "Employee List" to view employee list.
  • Add/Edit the employee, and enter the new pay rate.

    add overtime hourly rate

    Step 3: Generate a new payCheck

    Enter the hours for overtime pay

    new paycheck by overtime pay

    Step 4: Print paychecks

    - Select check(s) from check list
    - Click Print button to print check(s)

    paycheck printing

    Note: Alabama has enacted a law to make overtime compensation exempt from the state income tax. The new law will only apply to income received on or after January 1, 2024, through June 29, 2025.

    More information:

  • More about ezPaycheck payment settings

  • payroll software

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