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ezPaycheck: How to add a new payroll deduction and withhold it from each paycheck automatically

ezPaycheck payroll software is very flexible. With ezPaycheck, user can easily add a new deduction to handle IRA plan, insurance, garnishment, donation, dependent care, flexible account, local taxes or more. Here are the steps on how to add a new payroll deduction:

Step 1. Add a deduction

  • 1.1. Start ezPaycheck, click the left menu “Company Settings->Deductions” to open the Company Deduction Setup screen.

  • 1.2. Check one Customized deduction item, then clicked the button behind it to open the Deduction Details screen.

  • 1.3. Input the new name (ie: My_dedution).

  • 1.4. If this is a deduction by percent, please check the "Deduction in percentage of wage" option box. Otherwise, leave it unchecked.

  • 1.5. Exemptions: if it is a pretax deduction (ie: exempt from FICA tax, fedetal/state tax), you can check exemption option box. Otherwise, leave it unchecked.

  • 1.6. Click the "Save" button on Deduction Details screen.

  • 1.7. Click the "Save" button on Company Deduction Setup screen to update the database.

  • Step 2. Edit employee settings to specify the rate/amount of the new deduction

  • 2.1. Select one employee from employee list and edited his deduction option.

  • 2.2. Enter the amount or percent value.

  • 2.3. Click "next" button until the last page, then click the "Finish" button to save the change.

  • Step 3. Generate a new check

    - If you added a new pre-tax deduction (because you check the exempt option in step 1.5) , you will see lower taxable income or lower FICA taxable income on screen.

    - If it is post-tax deduction, you will see the same values for Gross Payment, Taxable Income and FICA Taxable Income on screen.

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