Frequent Questions about W4s (Form W-4)

What changed about W4s for 2020? The Federal Government redesigned the W4 (also known as Form W-4) that employees fill out in order to better determine the amount to withhold for income tax from each payroll check. Notable changes are enhancements for persons with...

Entering the new W4 Withholdings

Entering the new W4 Withholdings As of Jan 1, 2020, IRS form W4 form has changed to more accurately determine what to withhold for federal income tax. What is the essential change? The W4 worksheet has changed. There are additional variables to be entered for Federal...

Oregon Transit Tax

Learn how to create a payroll withholding for the Oregon Transit Tax. This tax applies to pay periods starting on or after July 1, 2018 and is one-tenth of one percent (or .001) on wages of Oregon residents, as well as nonresidents who perform services in Oregon. See:...

How to Withhold Extra Income Tax

Learn how to withhold additional income tax for employees who want to have an extra amount taken out each paycheck. This is helpful for any employee to reduce the amount they may owe when they file their personal income tax returns. Nonresident Aliens Withholding...

Batch Payroll Check Calculation

Before you Begin We recommend you run Payroll Check Calculation manually for a few pay periods before using the batch method. This will insure that you have cleared up any possible issues with employee check calculations, and have an idea of expected results. Use the...

When should I check the "Exclude" box on withholdings?

Check the Exclude box on the Employee Withholdings screen in the following situations ONLY: To temporarily turn off General Withholdings you create such as employee child care, etc. The withholding will be skipped for any paychecks issued to this person until you...

How should I delete a general withholding?

If you created or applied a general withholding to an employee, you would go to the Employee Withholdings screen for each person to whom the withholding is assigned and remove it as follows: Delete a Withholding To delete (or remove) a withholding from a person click...