I am a construction company so I pay vacation based on a percantage of wages. But I want to accrue it as a percentage. How do I do that in Quickbooks Online?


Hello Daniel,

You can set up vacation accrual based on percentage of wages.

Here's how:

  1. Click Employees on the left menu.
  2. Select the employee’s name.
  3. Click the pencil icon on Question number 4 What is the employee’s vacation policy?
  4. Select the radio button for Employee receives vacation pay each pay period (recommended for part-time employees)
  5. Then, enter the vacation information.
  6. Click OK.

Also, you can calculate vacation pay. This will add the amount to each of the employee's paycheques automatically. Please see this article for additional information: Vacation policies

Feel free to drop a comment if you have questions about payroll. I'll be right here to help you.
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