Halfpricesoft Online: Payroll Quick Start Guide

Step 1: Set up Company Payroll and Tax Information

If you have not signed up the online account, you can sign up a Halfpricesoft Online account in less than 5 minutes.

  • Step 1: Set up Company Payroll and Tax Information
  • Step 2: Check Setup
  • Step 3: Add Employees
  • Step 4: Add Payroll YTD Information Manually(Optional)
  • Step 5: Add and Print Paychecks
  • Payroll Faqs

  • Step 1.1: Log in Your Account

    You can click the top menu "LOG IN" to log in your account.
    log in halfpricesoft online system


    Step 1.2: Set up Company General Information

    You can click the left menu "Settings" then "Company Settings" to view the Company Setup screen.

    company payroll set up


    Step 1.3: Set Up Company Tax Information Option

    You can click the left menu "Settings" then "Payroll Setup" then "Tax" to view the Company Tax Setup.

    company payroll tax set up

    - W3 control number and W3 Establishment number (optional): These two fields will be used for W2 and W3 forms only.

    - FUTA (Federal Unemployment Tax): employer-side tax only and will not print on paycheck stubs
    The default tax rate for 2013 is 6%. However, many companies can take up to 5.4% credit. Please check with your local IRS office to see what rate you should use.

    - SUTA (State Unemployment Tax): employer-side tax only and will not print on paycheck stubs



    Step 1.4: Set Up Company Deduction Options

    You can click the left menu "Settings" then "Payroll Setup" then "Deduction" to view the Company Deduction Setup.

    company payroll deduction setup



    Step 1.5: Set Up Wage Options

    You can click the left menu "Settings" then "Payroll Setup" then "Wage" to view the Company Wage Setup.

    company payroll wage setup


    Ralated Links

  • How to add a customized deduction and withhold it from each paycheck automatically

  • How to handle local tax

  • How to handle FUTA and SUTA

  • How to add and print a paycheck

  • How to change the pay peroid


  • Need Assistance?

    If you cannot find the answer from FAQs, please feel free to contact the support team. We are glad to assist you.