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How to set up and assign company deductions

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Once you've set up the company deductions, you can assign them to employees and contractors:

Using QuickBooks Payroll? Click here.

Set up company deductions

Here's how to set up company deductions:

  1. Click on the gear icon and select Payroll Settings.
  2. Select Deductions & benefits.
  3. Select Add.
  4. Select the deduction/benefit type.
  5. Edit the deduction/benefit name if necessary.
  6. Select Save and close.

Assign company deductions to employees and contractors

Here's how to assign company deductions to employees and contractors:

  1. Select the Employees tab (Note: Select the Contractor tab to add deductions to your contractors)
  2. Select the employee.
  3. Select the Deductions & benefits tab.
  4. Select Add, then choose the deduction type.
  5. Input Employee pays and Employer pays amounts into the fields, depending on the deduction that was selected.
  6. Identify if these deductions need to be calculated as % or if you want to enter the actual $ value.
  7. Select the frequency (i.e. Just for the next pay or Every pay).
  8. Select Save and close.

Now you’re able to assign the company deductions to employees and contractors after you’ve set them up.

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