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How do I create a severance earnings type in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to create a Severance pay item that is properly taxed as supplemental earnings.

Create Severance Pay Item

To create a Severance earnings type:

  1. In the Payroll app, choose Settings.
  2. Click Pay Type
  3. In the Earnings table, click +Add.
  4. Enter "Severance" as the Earnings Name.
  5. Choose Bonus or Commissions Earnings from the Earnings Category List.
  6. Click Save
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