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ezPaycheck Quick Start Guide

Step 3: ezPaycheck Payroll: How To Add an Employee

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ezPaycheck payroll software can support up to 500 active employees in one company account. Here is the guide about how to add a new employee and set up tax options.

  • 3.1: Add employee general information
  • Start ezPaycheck application, click the left menu "Employees" then click the sub menu "Add Employee" to add employee profile. ezPaycheck calculates state tax based on employee address.
    employee setup
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  • 3.2: Employee payment and deductions
  • - If you set up employee to be paid by salary, then check the option box "Salary Employee" and enter the amount for yearly salary
    - If you set up employee to be paid by hourly, then 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 pay rate
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  • 3.3: Tax Options
  • 3.3.1 Set up employee federal and state tax options

    employee federal, state tax options
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    3.3.2 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 here.

    employee tax options
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  • 3.4: PTO settings (optional)
  • How to set up the PTO plan

    employee PTO options

  • 3.5: Save information
  • Click the Next button and save the employee information.

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