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Managing Earnings in Zenefits Payroll

Here's how to add different types of earnings for your workers in Zenefits Payroll.

How do I add bonuses, commissions or other types of earnings to Zenefits Payroll?

Here are instructions for entering hours for anyone who doesn't use Time and Attendance, or for entering any other earnings that aren't regular wages (bonus, commission, etc). ... Learn more

How do I add reimbursements in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to add one-time or recurring reimbursements in Zenefits Payroll. To create a custom-named reimbursement, e.g., for travel reimbursement, see these instructions. To A... Learn more

How do I pay bonuses in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to pay a bonus alongside regular earnings or separately in an off-cycle run. Pay Bonus in Scheduled Run To add a bonus in a regularly scheduled run: In the Payr... Learn more

How do I pay commission in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to pay commission alongside regular earnings, or separately in an off-cycle run. Pay Commission in Regular Pay Run To pay a commission in a regularly scheduled pay ... Learn more

How to add Time Off to pay runs in Zenefits Payroll

Zenefits Payroll will automatically add time off hours to the appropriate pay runs. In most cases, there's no need to manually enter approved hours into payroll, unless the requ... Learn more

How do I calculate prorated earnings in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to calculate prorated earnings in an off-cycle run for someone who works only part of their normal pay period, e.g., a new hire or terminated employee. Prorate Regu... Learn more

What happens in Zenefits Payroll if I switch compensation type from salaried to hourly (or vice versa)?

If your company has more than one pay schedule in Zenefits Payroll and you need to move a salaried employee to hourly (or vice versa), give the change an effective date of the f... Learn more

Are there any rules for adding tax exemptions in Zenefits Payroll?

Exemptions can be added only to employees in Zenefits Payroll who have active exemptions (those with an effective date of the current day or earlier) or no exemptions at all. Ke... Learn more

Can I bulk edit earnings in Zenefits Payroll?

The Bulk Upload Earnings Data tool provides admins with the ability to quickly and easily update multiple workers’ data. It is important to note that this process is pay run spe... Learn more

How do I add Owner's Draw to Zenefits Payroll?

Zenefits Payroll does support Owner's Draw as a Pay Type.  This is a Zenefits administered Earnings Category listed in Payroll Settings.What is an Owner’s Draw? An owner’s draw ... Learn more