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Set up overtime tracking

by Intuit Updated 5 months ago

Learn how to set up overtime tracking in QuickBooks Time.

Notes:

  • Only account admins can set up overtime tracking.
  • Paid time off doesn’t count towards overtime, only working hours count.
  • Once you have overtime tracking set up, overtime will be displayed on the QuickBooks Time payroll report and a variety of other report options.

Set up overtime tracking

  1. In QuickBooks Time, select Company Settings.
  2. Select Payroll & Overtime, then select Overtime.
  3. Make your selections:
    • Calculate weekly overtime after: Specify the maximum number of regular hours per team member per week. The default is 40 hours per week. 
    • Also calculate daily overtime after: Specify the number of regular hours per team member per day. The default is 8 hours per day. To select this, first select Calculate weekly overtime after.
    • Also calculate daily double time after: Specify the number of hours, both regular and overtime, per team member per day. The default is 12 hours per day. To select this, first select Calculate weekly overtime after and Also calculate daily overtime after.
    • California overtime rules: When selected, any time worked in excess of eight hours and up to and including 12 hours per day and for the first eight hours worked on the seventh consecutive day of work in the work week is counted as overtime. Any time worked in excess of 12 hours in one day and in excess of eight hours on the seventh consecutive day of work in the work week is counted as double-time. To select this, first select Calculate weekly overtime after.
  4. If you need more advanced overtime options, select Use Pay Rate Engine at the bottom of that window, to install the Pay Rate Engine.

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