CheckMark Payroll

How to Install Patches on 64-bit CheckMark Payroll – MAC

When installing full programs or patches for CheckMark on 64-bit Mac computers, there are error messages you can encounter. Here we will detail how to work around each one. “[Program File] can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer. – Click the Apple symbol up in the top left corner of your screen […]

How to determine if you have a 32-bit or 64-bit CPU?

Windows To determine your CPU type in Windows 8 and Windows 10: 1. Open a File Explorer window by pressing Windows Key + E. 2. On the left, right-click This PC. 3. In the context menu, select Properties. The System Properties window opens. 4. In the System Properties window, find your System type, which lists […]

COVID-19 Guidance from CheckMark

CheckMark understands the information about how to handle the paid sick leave and how to pay your employees during this challenging time can be overwhelming. We have tried to summarize as best we can, all of the information we have gathered. Please read the COVID-19 Guidance PDF for information on the Families First Coronavirus Response […]

How to Set up CheckMark Payroll for the FFCRA Sick Pay

If you are paying your employees for FFCRA Sick Pay, you should make this a separate check from any regular pay they are receiving. For Hourly Employees: If you are paying the employee’s full hourly rate for the sick pay: •  Go to Hour Categories under Setup. •  Click New, type in FF-Sick in the […]

Assistance with New Federal Tax Tables

For Existing Employees from 2019 You don’t need to do anything unless they request to fill out the new 2020 W4. If they don’t, they will carry forward into 2020 with the correct new federal tax tables selected. If they were Single in 2019, the table now selected will be Standard WH-S/M-Sep. If they were […]

Compatibility with Apple’s new OS – Mojave

All current versions for 2018 and 2019 of CheckMark Software are compatible with Apple’s new OS – Mojave (10.14). Apple has announced that they are delaying the requirement for developers to optimize their apps for 64-bit compatibility while they continue to transition their apps. You will continue to receive notifications from Apple anytime you install […]

How to Set Up Hour Categories in CheckMark Payroll

Use the Hour Categories window to set up hour categories in CheckMark Payroll. Hour categories is the types of hours that your company uses to calculate pay for hourly employees. You can also set up accrued hour categories, such as sick and vacation. You can define up to eight hour categories for your company; all […]

How to Start a New Year in CheckMark Payroll

Starting  a New Year The Start New Year (Import Prior Year) command automatically advances your payroll to next year and retains your previous payroll files for easy access. When you start a new year for a company, the following happens: The payroll year is incremented to the next year for all companies in the current […]

How to Export Employee Information to CheckMark 1099 Software

Export Employee Information into CheckMark Forms 1099 CheckMark Payroll allows you to export employee information to CheckMark 1099 application. To learn more about the CheckMark Forms 1099 software, please call our sales department at 970-225-0522 or visit our website at To export employee information: Choose Export Employees from the File menu. Select the employee […]

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