The payroll item determines how much the employee should be paid for doing
the work you specified in the Service Item field. If you have previously
associated a payroll item with the service item, QuickBooks fills in the
Payroll Item field when you enter the service item. Of course, if the payroll
item is inappropriate for any reason, you can change it.
For example, if you are recording sick time for a salaried employee, choose
the Sick Salary payroll item.
What if the Payroll Item field isn't
Click the drop-down list and choose the appropriate payroll item.
Note: You do not need to specify the employee's actual salary or
hourly rate here. You enter wage information when you set up the employee's