It is important to include labor and labor
burden in your job cost reports. If you forget to include them, then your job
will look more profitable, which could be misleading to the estimator, project
manager, and owner.
Open the payroll and employees preferences.
Select the Job Costing, Class & Item tracking for paycheck
expenses option. (The exact wording of this preference varies depending
on whether you enabled class tracking, time tracking, or both.)
When you set this preference, your payroll taxes and medical insurance will
be automatically disbursed to the job cost reports when you create
If you are using the Workers
Compensation feature, select the Track Expenses by Job checkbox on the
Workers Compensation payroll item record.
Note: You can similarly mark other company contribution payroll items
(such as union benefits) so that they also appear in job cost reports.