What does "Paycheck Wages" mean in the Total Cost report? All the reports should have legends or a help file to decipher meaning of each line.

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Where, specifically, did you start from, to run this report?

And if you double-click any value from a report, you get to the underlying transaction data for that value.

Your own Chart of Accounts controls the accounting, so only you know what your Chart of Accounts looks like and how it is being used. We  can help explain it to you, once you give us more details from what you see. We cannot see this ourselves.


Typically, Payroll Math for the employer = Gross Wages + Employer taxes. But "Paycheck Taxable Compensation" includes, for instance, Tips (not employer expense but Liability accrued from customer tips), allowances for cell phone or personal vehicles, Taxable health plan payments, and other "nonwage" taxable additions. Do you have some of these activities?

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