Creating a New Pay Period in SuperSalon 5.8

At times, the payroll process for a business requires flexibility in how staff are scheduled and how they are subsequently paid. SuperSalon allows you to configure multiple pay periods, for multiple employees. This allows several forms of payroll to be tabulated at the same time.

This article will show you the step-by-step process for creating a new pay period in SuperSalon 5.8, along with the steps applied to earlier versions of the point of sale.

Step One
From anywhere in SuperSalon, click or tap the Setup tab, then select the Payroll/Bonuses sub-menu.

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The initial screen of the Pay Period/Commission setup page will show which pay period is currently set as a default. When new employees are entered into the system, they will automatically be assigned the default pay period, unless configured otherwise.

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Step Two
From the Pay Period/Commission setup page, select the Pay Periods interface, as shown below.

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Step Three
The Pay Periods setup interface will show all of the dates used in the current default pay period. To create a new pay period, click the central drop-down and select Create New Pay Period from the lists of choices.

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Step Four
Select whether the new pay period will be based on weeks or multiple times a month. This is done by using the drop-down shown below.

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Step Five
Select how many periods per month are included. The limit is four.

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Step Six
Using the drop-downs, configure the time span of each pay period within the given month. SuperSalon will automatically set up sequential numbers after these have been added.

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Step Seven
Using the drop-down, determine when the new pay period will take effect.

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Step Eight
Enter a unique name for the new pay period in the text field.

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Step Nine
Use the Save Pay Period button to lock the new pay period into SuperSalon.

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Creating multiple pay periods for multiple employees gives owners and managers flexibility in both scheduling and payroll tabulation. Using this feature of SuperSalon makes it easy to manage different types of employees, how they are paid and more.

If you have any questions about this or any other SuperSalon feature, be sure to contact us here.

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