Check Calculator Processing

The check calculator provides the ability to calculate checks in a "what if" mode and create actual manual checks.

Various overrides/settings can be applied to the calculation or creation of a check:

  • Auto pay hours/dollars
  • Block Automatic Pays
  • Block Deductions
  • Block Direct Deposits
  • Block Labor Allocations
  • Block Accruals
  • Override the tax frequency
  • Override FITW by %
  • Override SITW by %
  • Use supplemental tax rates

Gross to Net Calculations and/or Manual checks

  1. Enter earnings using the pay grid.
    1. Click Add New Record.

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    2. Enter necessary information such as the code, rate, hours, amount, etc.

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    3. Click Insert.
    4. To modify an existing record, click Edit, make any necessary changes, then click Update.
  2. Click Calculate. The payroll system will develop a gross amount, deductions, and taxes for the check.

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  3. Review net pay information in the paycheck preview area.

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  4. Change blocks or overrides if needed, then click Calculate to recalculate the check and preview. 
  5. To reset the calculation previously entered, click Reset.

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  6. If the check amounts are correct, click Save to create VM Batch and process check with next payroll.

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  7. After saving the check, the following can now be entered: pay period dates for the check, bank account to draw funds, and check number.
  8. Click Print to print the check locally.

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  9. To cancel, leave the screen.

Net to Gross Calculations and/or Manual Checks

    1. Check the Net to Gross checkbox and enter data in the data entry field next to "Net to Gross."

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    2. Click Calculate. The payroll system will develop a gross amount, deductions, and taxes for the check.

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    3. Review net pay information in the paycheck preview area.

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    4. To reset the calculation previously entered, click Reset.

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    5. If the check amounts are correct, click Save to create VM Batch and process check with next payroll.

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    6. After saving the check, the following can now be entered: pay period dates for the check, bank account to draw funds, and check number.
    7. Click Print to print the check locally.

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    8. To cancel, leave the screen.
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