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Cash out a commission-only employee's vacation or sick pay

If you have a commission-only employee who previously earned paid vacation and/or sick time (for example, the employee was previously paid hourly or salary), you might want to cash out the employee's vacation or sick pay balance.

  1. On the employee's Vacation and Sick Pay page, take note of the employee's accrued and unused vacation hours so you can include that in the check.
  2. Temporarily change the employee back to hourly or salary:

    1. Click the Employees tab.
    2. Click on the employee's name.
    3. On the employee's overview page, look for the Pay section and click Edit.
    4. Under How much do you pay, choose Salary or Hourly and enter the pay rate.
  3. Create a check to pay the employee for the vacation or sick pay balance:

    1. Click the Payday tab.
    2. Click the Check Details icon to pay only this employee.
    3. Enter the hours for Vacation/Sick Leave, but clear any other text boxes on this page.
    4. Clear the Accrue vacation and sick leave for this paycheck checkbox.
    5. Click Create.
  4. Change the employee back to commission only:

    1. Click the Employees tab.
    2. Click on the employee's name.
    3. On the employee's overview page, look for the Pay section and click Edit.
    4. Under How much do you pay, choose Commission Only.
  5. Remove the vacation or sick pay policy for the employee:

    1. Click the Employees tab.
    2. Click on the employee's name.
    3. On the employee's overview page, look for the Vacation & Sick Pay section and click Edit.
    4. Under Vacation Pay, choose No Vacation Policy.
    5. Under Sick Pay, choose No Sick Policy.
    6. Click OK.

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