Halfpricesoft Online: Payroll Guide

Step 2: Employee Setup

  • 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

  • 3.1 View Employee List

    You can click the left menu "Employees" then "Employee List" to view the Employee List screen.

    employee list

    3.1 Add an Employee

  • 3.1.1 Employee profile

  • employee profile

  • 3.1.2 PTO Plan

  • employee pto

  • 3.1.3 Payment and deduction

  • - If the employee is paid by salary, then check the option box "Salary Employee" and enter the amount for yearly salary

    - If the employee is paid by hourly rate, uncheck the option box "Salary Employee", leave Year Salary field as "$0", and enter the hourly rate.

    - Set up the deductions for each paycheck.

    employee payment setup

  • 3.1.4 Tax options

  • Nonprofits and churches that do not need to deduct FICA taxes for clergy members and some employees, can uncheck Social Security Tax and Medicare Tax options.

    employee tax option

  • 3.1.5 Save information

  • When you add a new employee, one confirm message will be sent to the employee's email account after you click the Finish button. Your employee needs to click the confirm link inside that message to complete the registration. So he can log in this system to time in/time out.

    save employee data


    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.