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  • Reporting on Covid support grant income

    If you've received income from Covid support grants, you may want to report on what you've received, for example, to help you with a company tax return. It's easy to run a Nominal Activity report to see the activity on your Covid grant nominal codes in…

  • Important information if processing W-2s including COVID wages

    When processing W-2s if you select the option to Include COVID reporting with a valid Other Pay ID or Task ID selected, the amount in Box 4 of W-2 is incorrect. This will cause a warning message will appear when processing the 2021 Form W-2.  The message…

  • Working from home with Sage 50cloud Payroll

    Being flexible is key, and this can include ensuring that you can work from home if required maybe at short notice. Don't worry, we have everything you need in this handy guide.

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  • Returning to work – How is it for you?

    If your workplace has been closed during the Coronavirus crisis you may now be thinking about when to re-open. You may already be back and concentrating to get up and running again quickly.

    The world of work has changed for so many people during the pandemic…

  • Returning to work – How is it for you?

    If your workplace has been closed during the Coronavirus crisis you may now be thinking about when to re-open. You may already be back and concentrating to get up and running again quickly.

    The world of work has changed for so many people during the pandemic…

  • Process statutory payments

    You may not be too familiar with processing statutory payments, but don't worry, we have fantastic articles for you to follow along ensuring you get every step correct!

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  • JRS changes in July 2021

    From the 1 July 2021, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is changing again. Don't worry, to help you understand these we've highlighted the key changes.

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  • Processing payroll after the Job Retention Scheme

    As your furloughed employees start returning to work after being on the Job Retention Scheme (JRS), you may be wondering what action you need to take in Sage 50cloud Payroll. Read our simple guide now.

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  • TERS Benefit Extended - Update

    The Minster of Employment and Labour has published a new Direction. Please click here to view the new Direction.

    The changes contained in the new Direction are indicated in red in the original sage city post:

    TERS Benefit Extended from 16 October 2020…

  • Self-employment Income Support Scheme fourth grant

    From mid-April HMRC are contacting businesses who may be eligible for the fourth grant under the Self-employment Income Support Scheme, to advise what date they can apply from.
    If you're using the scheme, our simple guide takes you step by step through recording it in your accounts. Read…
  • Employer Expense summary wrong for 2nd quarter 2021 with COVID Pay

    The employer expense summary is calculating Social Security Employer Liability for checks date in the 2nd quarter.  If you change the check date to the 1st quarter it calculates correctly.

    We are on the latest tax table update.  I verified with our payroll…

  • Important information if processing W-2s including COVID wages in Box 14

    An issue has been reported that the amount in Box 4 of W-2 is incorrect if the option 'Include COVID reporting' is selected with a valid Other Pay ID or Task ID selected. This will cause a warning message will appear on 2020 Form W-2 "Box 3(social…

  • COVID Emergency pay total on 941 does not match

    The emergency pay total on the 941 is about $159 less the the total of Emergency pay.  We ran the report for the Earning code for 3rd quarter to get the total of emergency pay.

    They only had pay for self - they had 80 hours or less per employee and didn…

  • Conheça a resposta do Sage X3 People às medidas Covid-19, definidas no Programa de Estabilização Económica e Social

    Face ao enorme impacto económico e social provocado pela pandemia do Covid-19, foram criadas pelo governo, medidas excecionais para minimizar as suas consequências sobre as empresas e também na sociedade em geral, particularmente no emprego. …

  • [04-08-2020] Hotfix - Cálculo dos dias a reportar em situação de Layoff com redução do horário de trabalho

    Este novo patch contém alterações no plano de pagamentos relativamente ao cálculo dos dias a reportar em situação de Layoff com redução do horário de trabalho, face a parecer recebido da Segurança Social.…

  • Instructions on how to handle an amount on line 7 fractions of cents for the 2020 Q2 941

    While several assistance programs have been included in the 2nd quarter 941 form to reduce taxable wages, these programs (Qualified Health, Employee Retention, Paid Family Leave) do not reduce the tax liability schedule in the 941 form automatically.…

  • Upgrade to 2020 - Tax profiles regarding covid pay

    Although I cannot duplicate it at this time - be alert for this issue when upgrading to 2020 if you have tax profiles that have covid pay enabled.

    Client did a payroll on a Wednesday and we did final data migration to 2020 that evening.   Payroll did all…

  • Average wage report

    Anyone know why the Average Wage Report is calculating 8 weeks instead of 9? We do our payroll monthly. Thanks!

  • 'Average Wage' Report Writer download necessary for Covid Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme, is missing!

    In Artlcle 56356 about the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme has a report writer download that isn't available and coming up with a 'Oops.

    I downloaded the 'AvgNett.rpt' file on Thursday morning but it was incorrect and not calculating the average…