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How do I mark employees as exempt in Zenefits Payroll

To mark an employee as exempt from one or more taxes in Zenefits Payroll: 

  1. Click on the Directory app, then click on the employee's name. 
  2. On their Tax Info page, scroll down to the Exemptions table, and click Add to set up the employee's exemptions.
  3. Choose an Effective Date for the exemptions.
  4. You'll need to mark Exempt for all taxes the employee will be exempted for.

Learn more about the rules for setting tax exemptions for employees in Zenefits Payroll.

Make sure to check with your tax advisor prior to changing the tax status of your employees. Penalties for improperly paid taxes may fall on your company and/or your employees.

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