• Bringing "Vacation Earned" Up to Date

    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for a good way to bring "Vacation Earned" up to date for employees. 

    When setting up employees & issuing the first paycheque, the "Retain vacation" function was checked but I did not specify percentages. Moving forward…

  • Payroll reimbursements showing as "net pay" rather than separately

    Hello all, 

    I am needing some help with reimbursing expenses to employees. 

    I am bookkeeping for a small construction company. Employees pay for materials out of pocket and then are reimbursed. I followed Keith L's method (https://www.sagecity.com/ca…

  • QPP earning not equal with QC gross earning

    QC gross earning has Taxable benefit (Fed&QC) included, how can i fix it?

  • Taxable Benefits

    I have an employee being paid a taxable travel benefit and a taxable cell phone benefit. CPP & EI will be calculated on both and they are included in Insurable Earnings. My question is, being these benefits are included in income, will vacation pay be…

  • Year End Deductions Due to CRA

    I've been using Sage for years and at the end of the year there is usually a small discrepancy owing for this small business to CRA

    But this year there is over $4200 owing  for EI and CPP

    I don't know where this came from, I'm extremely stressed, its…

  • CPP is not being deducted off just one of our employee's paycheque

    CPP is not being deducted off just one of our employee's paycheque.  All other employees are fine.  All the check marks appear where they should be for deductions.  Has anyone encountered this problem?

  • VACATION PAY CALCULATION

    When an employee takes vacation and I want to pay them for those hours, I enter the # of vacation hours to be paid on the Vacation Tab, in the This Period - Hours field.  The program should multiply this amount by the employees hourly wage to calculate…

  • CA 2% S/H medical adjusted gross not flowing to CA state adjusted gross

    1. In California, Company paid medical for a 2% Shareholder are taxable.
    2. Sage Knowledge base has a good article about how to add medical expense as a fringe benefit---->, however, from the Federal side.
    3. It stands to reason, that to adjust Gross ST_Income…
  • PAYROLL

    I am unable to use the option to calculate taxes automatically.   I confirm that I have a service contract with payroll but it still will not auto calculate

  • Bonus Tax Calculation

    How do you set up an income in Sage so that it uses the bonus method to calculate the taxes for a bonus paid to employees?

    Taxes need to be calculated differently than for regular income and I don't see a way to set this up.  I've called Sage twice…

  • Payroll

    How do you record payroll expenses in the period they were incurred? If the pay period end date is May 31st but the cheque date is Jun 6th, Sage records the expense on the pay date rather than the pay period end date. Our business uses accrual-based accounting…

  • Set up different hourly rates in Timeslips

    need to set up different hourly rates for one employee so that when a particular client is used, it uses the correct rate per hour, 

    IE - Joe Blow is the employee

           A&A construction is $ 23.00 an hour

           B&B construction is $25.00 an hour

    I enter…

  • Payroll YTD

    I imported general journal payroll entries to Sage 50 from ADP but the employee YTD amounts didn't change. How can I change the employee YTD amounts to reflect current information? I spoke with Sage support already and they could not answer my question…

  • payroll taxes not calculating

    Need help - running sage 50 quantum, 2020.1, but have random employees calculating $0 for all ei/cpp/tax but when we RECALCULATE taxes, the correct $$ appear. Have checked everything, # of pay periods, payroll tax settings in employee records, all employees…

  • Pay period changes

    Our pay period had a serious gap and I am trying to close this gap by moving the pay periods up.  On Feb.13, I intend to pay from Jan 19-Feb 1 on one paycheque and Feb2 - Feb 8 on a second paycheque (it is important to everyone that the cheques come separate…

  • EI factor is calculating wrong rate, overcalculating employer expense

    I received a PIER review from CRA for the 2019 T4 filing. The discrepancy was with Employer portion of EI premiums, after much searching and troubleshooting to figure WHY it was overcalculating the Employer's portion, I was able to figure this much out…

  • Sage with Payroll

    I am sure this has been asked on several occasions....but....

    Can you purchase the Payroll Module WITHOUT signing up for the payroll updates?

    We have 1 employee...so I calculate the deductions online....but it would be nice to be able to manually input…

  • EI insurable Earnings in payroll

    I am doing my first payroll and I have the same # of hours but being paid different rates i.e base of 15 plus subsidy of 2 plus grant of 3 so 20 per hour so 40 hours at $20 gives me $800 BUT  the totals give me 120 hours of ei insurable instead of 40??

  • Stat Pay after Annual Closure

    Hi friends,

    One of my clients closed for Christmas from December 21 - January 7 2019/2020 - We are now uncertain whether or not to pay full time employees for the January 1 stat - this is for BC.

    I would love to receive links to past discussions and any…

  • Vacation earned

    I have encountered some issues with how the vacation was being calculated in Alberta for a company that I have recently taken over for.  The vacation was being calculated after the RRSP and Benefit deductions were deducted from the earnings.  In some cases…

  • Last Payroll for 2019 Calendar Year - Auto Deduct greyed out but not moved to 2020 calendar year yet.

    Hi - We are using Sage 50 Quantum and am trying to enter Dec31/19 dated payroll cheques (we are on semi-monthly) and the auto source deductions are greyed out. It is acting like we have already moved into the 2020 calendar year but we have not done so…

  • 27 Pay periods in 2010

    Hi All,

    Next year has 27 pay periods for my company.  When should I make the change in the system to set it to 27 pay periods from 26?  My first payroll of the year is January 3 so I want to ensure that I have the right information set up for proper reporting…

  • Payroll deductions for hourly items. I.e union deductions

    We have been using Sage for our contracting business for years with hourly employees. We are now transitioning to a union environment and will need to pay and deduct certain line items that are based on hours worked and then remit to the union. I.e pension…

  • Basic Personal Amounts not updated for 2019

    Hi There,

    I just realized that I did not update the Basic Personal amounts for any our existing employees. I'm not completely clear on the purpose of entering in those amounts. Does Sage refrain from deducting any tax until the basic amounts have been…

  • BC EHT

    I have set up the new BC's EHT (Employee Health Tax) in Sage as per Sage instructions ID 14141 & ID 95030 in our company test file and when I input an employee payroll there is a EHT Expense & EHT Payable based on the 2.925% of Gross salary. The EHT has…