Determines if QuickBooks copies earnings items, their rates, and hours from
your employees' previous paychecks onto their new ones.
If your employees' hours usually do not change from paycheck to
paycheck, this preference saves you the trouble of having to key in hours on
If you track paycheck expenses by Customer:Job or by class, this preference
saves you the trouble of having to re-create the splits on every paycheck.
QuickBooks automatically carries forward earnings items, their rates, and
the hours from the previous paycheck.
Important: If you change an employee's pay rate on their employee
record, you will also have to make the change manually on their next paycheck
if you have this preference turned on. QuickBooks does not transfer the new
rate to the new paycheck; instead, it carries forward the old rate from the
QuickBooks also carries forward any Sick or Vacation payroll items from the