In payroll settings, you can set up the frequency with which you pay your staff members.

Based on your business requirement, you can choose, configure and stick to any one of the pay schedules for your location. Once you run the payroll you will not be able to change the pay frequency

To set up the pay frequency you can follow the below steps:

  • Be at the location, navigate to Manage > Payroll > Payroll Settings

  • Under Pay frequency dropdown, select the appropriate pay frequency for your location

  • Click on Save settings

Payroll for the staff will be generated based on the pay frequency you have selected. Below is the list of pay frequencies you can choose from:

1. Monthy: Pay period will be from the 1st of every month to the last date of the month, you will be able to run the payroll after the last day of the month

Example: You will be able to generate the payroll for August on September 1st

2. Twice per month: You will have 2 pay periods every month

  • Pay period 1: 1st to the 15th of the month, you will be able to run payroll for this period on the 16th of every month

  • Pay period 2: 16th to the last date of the month, you will be able to run payroll for this period after the last date of the month

Example: For August month you will be able to generate payroll for 1st to 15th August on the 16th of August and 16th to 31st August on 1st of September

3. Every Week: Pay period will be on a weekly basis i.e., 7 days.

  • Week starts on: Select the day you want your week to start on. Based on this the pay period will be calculated. If you selected your week starts on Monday, your pay period will be Monday to Sunday every week and you will be able to run payroll on Monday

Example: Let's say your week starts on Monday, So in the month of August your pay periods will be:

Pay Period Dates (Monday to Sunday)

Run Payroll Date

2nd August to 8th August

9th August

9th August to 15th August

16th August

16th August to 22nd August

23rd August

23rd August to 29th August

30th August

30th August to September 5th

6th September

4. Every other week: The pay period will be for every two weeks. i.e., 14 days

  • Week starts on: Select the day you want your week to start on. Based on this the pay period for 2 weeks will be calculated. If you selected your week starts on Sunday, your pay period will be Sunday (first week) to Saturday (2nd week) and you will be able to run payroll on Sunday after the current pay period ends

Example: Let's say your week starts on Sunday, So in the month of August your pay periods will be:

Pay Period Dates (Sunday (1st week) to Saturday(2nd week))

Run Payroll Dates

August 1st to August 14th

August 15th

August 15th to August 28th

August 29th

August 29th to September 11th

September 12th


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