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emloyee tips

i got items set up for reported cash tips ans reported cash tips offset then i decide to run paychecks but i am not seeing anywhere where i plug the tips in for the employee. I got these boxes set up in the employee record but the employee tips varry by week so i cant set a fix amount

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Re: emloyee tips

Hello, @rudgo.

 

Thanks for reaching out to the Community. I'll be happy to help you get your payroll setup to properly add cash tips.

 

Choose from the steps below depending on how your employees received their tips:

 

Create a payroll item for taxable tip amount

Use this payroll item to report all the tips the employee received.

  1. In QuickBooks Desktop, select Lists > Payroll Item List.
  2. Select Payroll Item > New.
  3. Choose Custom Set Up and select Next.
  4. Choose Addition and select Next.
  5. Name the item (for example, Tips In) and select Next.
  6. Choose the Expense account and select Next.
  7. In the Tax tracking type window, choose Reported Tips. Select Next Next.
  8. In the Calculate based on quantity window, choose Neither and select Next.
  9. In the Limit Type window, select Finish.

Create a payroll item for tips retained by the employee

Use this payroll item to take away the tips that the employee physically received.

  1. In QuickBooks Desktop, select Lists > Payroll Item List.
  2. Select Payroll Item New.
  3. Choose Custom Set Up and select Next.
  4. Choose Deduction and select Next.
  5. Name the item (for example, Tips Out) and select Next.
  6. Choose the Liability Account and select Next.
    Note: You must choose the same account as the one entered in the Expense Account field of the addition payroll item for taxable tips).
  7. In the Tax tracking type window, choose None. Select Next Next.
  8. In the Calculate based on quantity window, choose Neither and select Next.
  9. Choose Net Pay and select Next.
  10. In the Limit Type window, select Finish.

After you set up these items, you can add them to the employee paychecks under Other Payroll Items. Enter the amount for each item in the Rate column.

 

For more information on recording tips, click here.

 

Please remember, I'm always here for any other questions or concerns.

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Re: emloyee tips

@SterlingD

 

Please learn from this input. This is exactly what they Cannot do for Tips, since tips Vary: "After you set up these items, you can add them to the employee paychecks under Other Payroll Items. Enter the amount for each item in the Rate column."

 

@rudgo

 

In Run Payroll (Pay Employees), the First screen, where you checkmark Who is being paid, you can customize the columns here, or single click each name to open their Paycheck Details View. That's where you input Values, such as Tips.

 

Please see my attachment.