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ezPaycheck Payroll Software: How to Generate Report by Pay Period Ending Date or by Check Issue Date


ezPaycheck generates paychecks and report by pay period ending date by default. However, customers can change the option to generate the report by Pay Date.

For example: Paycheck #30001, for pay period 12/16/2023 to 12/31/2023 paid on 1/2/2024

If you select to generate the report by Pay period Ending Date, paycheck #30001 is the last check of year 2023 and will be displayed on Year 2023 report.

If you select to generate the report by Pay Date, paycheck #30001 is the first check of year 2024 and will be displayed on Year 2024 report.

How to change the payroll report option

Step 1: Start ezPaycheck payroll software and backup your data first

You can learn more about database backup and restore here

Step 2: Click the left menu "Company Settings" then click sub menu "Company" to view company setup.

Step 3: Click the "change" link behind current report option field to change the set up.

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Step 4: Change report option

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  • How to handle both employees and contractors

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  • How to handle local taxes

  • How to handle State Disability Insurance (SDI)

  • How to print paycheck in different formats: check-on-top, check-in-middle, check-at-bottom or 3-per-page

  • How to print paycheck on blank stock

  • How to print paycheck on pre-printed checks

  • How to print paycheck with company logo

  • How to adjust check printing position

  • Sample Paychecks