Managing Deductions and Contributions in Zenefits Payroll

Deductions and contributions for benefits managed with a Zenefits broker partner are automatically added into your Zenefits Payroll accounts. Deductions and contributions for benefits not managed by a Zenefits broker partner can be added manually.


What types of deductions and contributions does Zenefits Payroll support?

Here's a list of pre- and post-tax deduction and contribution types that are available in a Zenefits Payroll account. Items marked as deductions/contributions can be funded ... Learn more

How do I add deductions or contributions for benefits managed by Zenefits?

Deductions and contributions for benefits managed through Zenefits will automatically populate for W-2 employees in Zenefits Payroll. There's no need to add or edit these in pay... Learn more

How do I add deductions and contributions for benefits not managed by Zenefits?

Here's how to set up new types of deductions and contributions for benefits that Zenefits doesn't provide, such as a Simple IRA, in Zenefits Payroll, and then add them to employ... Learn more

How do I create new deductions types in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to create new types of deductions in Zenefits Payroll.Click on your Payroll app. Click on Settings from the top orange bar. Click on Pay Types from the left hand navi... Learn more

How do I create new contribution types in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to create new types of employer contributions in Zenefits Payroll. Recommended Email Response Copy and paste the below text as part of the Answer section of t... Learn more

How do I add recurring deductions and contributions in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to add recurring deductions and contributions for benefits that Zenefits doesn't manage in a Zenefits Payroll account. If necessary, make sure to create the new deduc... Learn more

How do I add a one-time deduction or contribution to employees in Zenefits Payroll?

Here's how to add one-time deductions and contributions for benefits that Zenefits doesn't manage to employees in a Zenefits Payroll account. If it doesn't already exist, make... Learn more

How can I set up deductions for domestic partnership enrollments?

If you are setting up health insurance deductions for your company, you may need to take the following into consideration. Zenefits Payroll does not give you the option to separ... Learn more

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