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Gross vs. net

The settings on this window affect whether the item affects the employee's gross pay or their net pay.

What gross and net mean for different payroll items

Note: If any of your payroll items are based on a percentage of gross pay, the order in which you add payroll items can be important because some of the items increase the gross pay, while others have no effect on it.

Payroll item

Effect on gross pay

Effect on taxes

How calculated

 

Addition to gross

Increases

Increases taxes you selected in the payroll item setup

Flat amount or % of gross; or amount or % times quantity (if based on quantity)

Addition to net

None

None

Flat amount or % of net; or amount or % times quantity (if based on quantity)

Deduction from gross

None

Decreases taxes you selected in the payroll item setup

Flat amount or % of gross; or amount or % times quantity (if based on quantity)

Deduction from net

None

None

Flat amount or % of net; or amount or % times quantity (if based on quantity)

Company Contribution

None

Increases taxes you selected in the payroll item setup

Flat amount or % of gross; or amount or % times quantity (if based on quantity)

See also

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