How can I pay holiday pay at 150% of regular hourly wage?

I want to pay employees 150% of their regular hourly wage.  When I use Additional pay it uses their regular wage.  If I add it to pay type and use 150% of regular wage, it changes their overtime rate.  The program then takes the holiday rate and times that by 150% for overtime.


Hi drobbins,

You can set up holiday pay and manually add it in your employee's paycheck. Let me guide you how.

  1. Click Lists on the upper menu.
  2. Choose Payroll Item List.
  3. In the lower left corner, select Payroll Item.
  4. Choose New.
  5. Choose Custom Setup, and Click Next.
  6. Choose Wage, and click Next.
  7. Choose Annual Salary, and click Next.
  8. Choose Regular Pay, and click Next.
  9. In the Name used in paychecks and payroll reports field, enter Holiday Pay, and click Next.
  10. Choose an expense account from the menu. The default is Payroll Expenses.
  11. Click Finish.
Once done, create your employee's paycheck. Here's how:
  1. Click Employees menu on the upper part.
  2. Select Pay Employees.
  3. Choose Unscheduled Payroll.
  4. Select the employee.
  5. Click Continue, then OK.
  6. Click Open Paycheck Detail
  7. Add Holiday pay in the Item Name column by clicking the drop-down arrow.
  8. Manually compute the rate and enter the amount in the Rate column.
  9. Click Save&Close.
I've attached a screenshot for your visual guide.

Here's a link in case you have other questions about payroll: Help Articles About Payroll.

Reach out to us if you have any other concerns. I'm always right here to help.
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