About in-house payroll
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When you select to process your payroll in-house using Ajera, you can
do the following:
- Automatically apply standard
federal withholding. You can withhold state, local, and other taxes, as
needed. You can also select to process withholding in multiple states, if needed.
- Automatically process time
as entered on timesheets.
- Pay hourly employees for
hours worked. For salary employees, Ajera captures both standard and actual
- Pay by check or direct deposit
(with direct deposit to multiple bank accounts).
- Process certified payroll.
- Produce supplemental paychecks.
- Produce government reports.
Setting up payroll
When you set up processing for
- You set up the types of
pays, taxes, deductions, and fringe benefits that your company uses. Ajera
already sets up federal taxes and commonly used pays, deductions, and
fringes, which you can change as needed. If you use multi-company, you can set up different state disability insurance (SDI) or state unemployment insurance (SUI) tax rates per company, if needed. Ajera uses the tax rate associated with the employee company. If there is none, Ajera then uses the tax rate from the tax setup where the Company field is blank.
- For each employee, you define
the applicable pays, taxes, deductions, direct deposits, and fringe benefits.
- You can set up or modify
overhead group items, as needed, to determine the way time is reported
on an employee's paycheck stub.
- You can also set up wage
tables to pay employees different rates based on the project they are
working on, the type of work they are performing, or their employee type.
You can define multiple date ranges per table, and rates by employee type
or activity. You then can select a table for a project or phase. To help
meet certified reporting requirements, you can track and pay prevailing
wages by project.
When you run a payroll:
- You begin by specifying
the payroll period and pay date.
- You can add, change, or
delete paychecks, as needed. You can view paychecks at a summary or detail
level before printing them.
- You can pay by check or