To do this task
Click the Employee Center icon.
Click Manage Employee Information at the top of the list and click Change New Employee Default Settings.
If the bonus payroll item is already set up, in the Earnings section, click in the Item Name column to start a new line, click the drop-down arrow and select Bonus.
If the bonus payroll item isn't already set up, in the Earnings section, click to set up a new bonus payroll item.
In the Add new payroll item window, click Bonus and then click Next.
In the Enter name for bonus field, type a name for the Bonus payroll item (for example, One-time bonus or simply Bonus) and then click Next.
Click the drop-down arrow and select the expense account from which the bonus amount will be drawn.
Do not enter a bonus amount unless you want to pay your employees the same bonus amount.
Click OK to close the Employee Defaults window.
Create bonus checks