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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 […]

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 […]

How to Export Employee Information in CheckMark Payroll

Export Employee Information You can export employee information to a text file, allowing you to import the information into other programs or into another CheckMark Software. To export employee information: Choose Export Employees from the File menu. Select the employee names you want to export. To select a consecutive or non-consecutive series of employees, see […]

How to Import Employee Information in CheckMark Payroll

Importing and Exporting This Article shows you how to export and import employee information in CheckMark Payroll. For information on importing hours, see Entering Employee Hours. Import Employee Information You can import employee personal and wage information into your CheckMark Payroll company. The employee information that you import must be in a text file, with […]

How to Set Up Ledger Accounts in CheckMark Payroll

Setting Up Ledger Accounts This article shows you how to set up ledger accounts in CheckMark Payroll that allow you to post your payroll to an accounting program. If you won’t be posting your payroll to an accounting program, or your accounting program doesn’t use account numbers, you don’t need to set up ledger accounts. […]

How to Set Up Employer Payees in CheckMark Payroll

Setting Up Employer Payees This Article shows you how to set up employer payees in CheckMark Payroll for employer payments, such as Federal, State and Local taxes as well as other employee deductions. Setting up and using employer payees is optional as using this feature in CheckMark Payroll in no way affects any report in […]

How to Set Up Employee YTD Balances Mid-Year in CheckMark Payroll

Hour Worked: If you choose Hour Worked, the employee will receive the number of hours entered in the edit box per hour worked. You can also limit the maximum hours that are used to determine the earned hours for each pay period. The employee will start receiving the accrued hours on the first pay period […]

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