Getting Started

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 […]

How to Start CheckMark Payroll and Open the Sample Company

Starting CheckMark Payroll for Windows and Opening the Sample Company Note: A sample company is NOT included if you are installing a full version for the first time. If you have downloaded a Trial version or for any reason would like to see a sample company, contact CheckMark and we can send you the database […]

How to Convert Old Company Files in CheckMark Payroll

In Payroll version 8.2 and higher, a database is used to store all company and employee information. Multiple companies can be stored in one database or multiple databases can be created for each company. This section describes how to use the Payroll Company Conversion Wizard if you’re opening data from Payroll versions prior to 8.2. […]

Tips for Navigating Windows Within Payroll

You can enter information in any order you like by clicking in each field’s edit box. To move the cursor from one field to the next field, you could click in the field box. However, often the quickest way to move the cursor to another field is to press the following keys on your keyboard: […]

How to Use Database Manager in CheckMark Payroll

CheckMark Payroll stores company data in a database. When you initially open CheckMark Payroll, a database named Default Payroll Company Database is created (the path is as follows: HDCheckMarkPayroll[year]Default_Payroll_Company_Database_ [year]). If you process payroll for only one company, this is probably the only database you’ll ever need. If, however, you process payroll for more than […]

How to Use Command Center in CheckMark Payroll

When you open up CheckMark Payroll, the Command Center appears on the screen. The Command Center is divided into three sections: Setup, Payroll and Reports. To use the Command Center, first click the section you wish to open, then click the option you want. If no company is open, the options for each section will […]

How to Install CheckMark Payroll

Installing CheckMark Payroll on Macintosh Close all programs including disabling of anti-virus software. Insert the CheckMark Payroll CD-ROM into your computer’s drive. When the CD icon appears on the Desktop, open by double-clicking on it and double-click the CheckMark Payroll installer. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation. The default install location on the hard […]

How to Get Started with CheckMark Payroll?

CheckMark Payroll is an automated payroll software program designed for the small to medium sized business to calculate and print payroll. This program will process hourly and salaried pay rates and tracks regular, overtime, double-time, sick and vacation hours. CheckMark Payroll will calculate Federal and State withholding as well as other taxes that may not […]