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Sick time YTD accrual change.

My first payroll of February 2019 illustrates a change in the way Sick/Personal time is illustrated on paystubs.  For example, the old paystub showed this way:

                                           Earned                                  YTD Used

Sick / Personal                    1.30                                         11.75


Now it shows this way:

Sick / Personal               Accrued                                 Used                         Available

Current                                1.54                                    0.00                             39.09

YTD                                  177.52                                   11.75


I am not sure what the "YTD Accrued" is illustrating....

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Sick time YTD accrual change.

Hi there, @CDABookeeper.


Thank you for posting in the Community. I'm here to help share some information about your employee's sick time accruals on the new paystub.


The new paystub will now show sick time accruals balances and shortfalls for greater visibility unlike the old paystub that only includes the YTD paid amount.


You can check out this article for more details:


The YTD accrued illustrates the total year to date accruals starting from January up until the current date. This will depend on how you've set up your sick time in QuickBooks, if it's showing the incorrect data, you may refer to this article: Sick and vacation time incorrect or not accruing on paychecks.


I'm confident that this resource will help to get you on the right track. 


Keep me posted if you have additional questions about the differences between the old and new paystub in QuickBooks. I'll be here to help provide you with the information you need. Have a good one. 

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Sick time YTD accrual change.

I just want to make the new YTD lines GO AWAY.   It makes NO sense and those data fields on the pay stub were fine before you made changes we did not ask for.


So... how to turn this off, please?

QuickBooks Team

Sick time YTD accrual change.

Hello there, @GdeM.


Let's set QuickBooks not to accrue your employee's sick hours so it will not show the new YTD on the paystub.


Here's how:

  1. Go to the Edit menu.
  2. Choose Preferences.
  3. Select the Payroll & Employees menu.
  4. In the Company Preferences tab, click the Sick and Vacation button.
  5. Remove the sick and vacation default information.
  6. Click Ok.


a1.png Once completed, let's open your employee's information one by one and remove your employee's sick hours information.

  1. Click the Employee menu.
  2. Go to the Employee Center.
  3. Open the employee information one by one.
  4. Select the Payroll Info tab.
  5. Choose Sick/Vacation button.
  6. Remove your employee's sick and vacation.
  7. Repeat the same steps for all of y our employees.


That should do it! Once you create a paycheck for your employee's, you'll no longer see their accrued sick hours on the paystub.


If you meant something else or have other questions about managing your employee's information, I'm a few clicks away. Cheering you to continued success. 

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Sick time YTD accrual change.

No, that doesn't solve my problem.  What I want is for this "improvement" to go away.  The way it was computed and displayed on pay stubs before February is what I want.  What it shows NOW is an indecipherable number that relates to nothing.


Your solution seems to be to eliminate accounting for Vacation and Sick time completely.


Just give me what I had in January, please.


Sick time YTD accrual change.

Hi, @GM8.


I appreciate you getting back to us in the Community. I'm here to help make sure this is taken care of.


This isn't the impression that I'd like for you to be left with. The updates and changes that we implement are largely the results of the suggestions provided by users, just like yourself. Rest assured that I'm making it my top priority that your feedback about removing the YTD on the pay stubs reaches our Product Development Team.


In the meantime, I'm including this article for additional information: Sick Pay Maximums.


Thanks for being a part of our QuickBooks family. Please post again or leave a comment should you need anything else. I'm always here to help. Take care always.

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