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ezPaycheck Payroll Software: How to Process Paychecks for a Company with Different Payroll Periods

ezPaycheck can support daily weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly pay periods. Here is the step by step guide on how to change pay period. With the current version of ezPaycheck payroll software, the pay period setting is a company level setup. You cannot specify it on employee right now. Here is the guide about how to process paychecks for a company with different payroll periods.

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Solution 1: Handle the Paychecks with Multiple Accounts if You Pay W2 Employees and 1099 Contractors with Different Pay Periods

If you have both W2 employees and 1099 contractors, and you pay them at different schedule, you can use the first account to handle the paychecks for W2 employees and use the second account to handle the paychecks for 1099 contractors.

  • How to handle both W2 employees and 1099 contractors

    Solution 2: Handle the Paychecks with the Same Account

    If you have W2 employees and pay them with different pay periods, you can switch the pay period before you generate the paychecks.

  • 2.1. Start ezPaycheck payroll software

  • 2.2 Click the Pay Period dropdown list to change the current pay peroid. YOu can choose from daily weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly. Click the "Update" button to save.

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  • 2.3 Add paychecks

  • 2.4 Edit pay period and add new paychecks.

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  • How to handle both employees and contractors

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

  • How to handle local taxes

  • How to handle State Disability Insurance (SDI)

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  • How to print paycheck on pre-printed checks

  • How to print paycheck with company logo

  • How to adjust check printing position

  • Sample Paychecks