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Adding employers and payers to the Client List

Introduction. An unlimited number of Employers (who you'll generate W2's for) and Payers (who you'll generate 1099s for) can be added to Payroll System's Client List. The Client will store tax, deduc…

Eric
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Direct Deposit in LivePayroll

Setting Up Direct Deposit. User Setup. Before you can use the Direct Deposit feature, you must enroll with National Payment Corporation ("NatPay") and set up a user account. To set up your account, o…

John Logue
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Do W-2, W-3, 1099, or 1096 forms need to be printed on red forms or on plain paper in black ink?

Which forms need to be submitted on official red forms? Which forms are acceptable on plain printer paper? 1099 and 1096 The IRS requires the 1099 and 1096 forms to be on red Copy A forms (sometimes…

Eric
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Health Insurance Compensation for 2% Owners of S-Corps

Health Insurance Compensation income for 2% owners of S-corporations (payroll tax year 2006 and earlier). If it has been determined that the Health Insurance Compensation is: Taxable to Federal incom…

John Logue
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How to delete an employee

Be sure to backup all client data before permanently deleting employees. To delete an employee or employees follow the steps below: From the Client List select the Client you would like to work on. F…

Christopher H
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Importing CSV files into Payroll System

Payroll System can import a wide range of data using CSV files. What is a CSV file? CSV stands for Comma-Separated Values but are also called "comma delimited files". They are often used as a univers…

Christopher H
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LivePayroll Overview

LivePayroll shares the same interface as other CFS Payroll System programs: 941/940 , W2/1099 , and Payroll Corrector. It includes all of the features and forms of the after-the-fact 941/940 program,…

John Logue
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Payroll System Database Reconstruction

The Payroll System database consists of a folder containing a Microsoft Access database file and a set of subfolders. Each subfolder has a name based on a client's EIN. There are two different proced…

John Logue
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Payroll System QuickBooks Import

What do we import? We import 941 employees and their paychecks and 1099 vendors and their payments. The import can only be done from the 941/940 program. We support QuickBooks 2002 or later—Basic, Pr…

John Logue
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Printer Alignment

Not all printers are alike, so when printing to a red Copy A form the numbers print outside the boxes, CFS Payroll System is equipped with a printer alignment feature. At the bottom of the Print Dial…

Eric
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Printing SSA-approved, black scannable W-2 forms

Our W2/1099 program prints SSA-approved W-2's (and W-3's) on regular printer paper , from the Print Forms dialog. In Payroll System , select W-2/1099 Information Returns in the Select Program To Disp…

Eric
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Printing SSA-approved, black scannable W-3 forms

Our W2/1099 program prints SSA-approved W-3's (and W-2's) on regular printer paper. W-3 forms are printed from the W-3 - Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements module. Open the Form W-3 module. There…

Eric
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Repair Client Database

Repair Client Database This function on the Utilities menu repairs the client database using individual client records located in each client's data directory. This should only be necessary if the cl…

Jake Forster
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Setting up paycheck items

Introduction. Payroll System can be set up to calculate a wide variety of taxes, deductions, and incomes. When a state is selected for a Client, Payroll System will add Paycheck Items appropriate for…

Eric
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Setting up vacation & sick leave

Introduction. Vacation and sick leave policies affecting paychecks and returns can be customized on the Vacation Policy Setup screen. Opening the Vacation Policy Setup screen. Double-click on a clien…

Eric
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Special Database Recovery Detail Instructions

If you have not already done so, please read the Special Database Recovery Overview If you are going to follow this procedure, the first step is to print this article. You will want to make notes on…

John Logue
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Special Database Recovery Overview

This procedure is used when access to the payroll program fails because the database (.MDB) file has been corrupted/damaged. The plan is to create a new empty database file. Then restore into it what…

John Logue
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Vacation and Sick Leave in LivePayroll

In LivePayroll, two separate categories of Paid Time Off (PTO) can be accrued: Vacation and Sick Leave. Creating Policies for Employers. The user must first create and save Vacation and/or Sick Leave…

John Logue
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W2/1099: Transferring data between 1099-MISC form and 1099-NEC form

Click Utilities (you’ll find menu items near upper left hand corner of Payroll System) Click Copy Employee/Recipient Info to Another Form ". Click Copy from 1099-MISC Recipients.. Select the recipien…

Eric
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Where is the 4th Quarter 941 module for 2020?

Creating a new Form 941 for a client for the 4th quarter of 2020 Usually, Form 941 appears but once in the Module Library. Due to a mid-year form revision in 2020 , however, each quarter of Form 941…

Eric
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Where's my W2/1099 program?

Are you sure you ordered it? Many of our customers order both the 941/940 and the W-2/1099 components of the Payroll System. However, because 941/940 is released at the beginning of the year and W-2/…

John Logue
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