Payees in Fingercheck are agencies to whom an employer must send money for an employee who has debts. Typically, these debts come to an employer as a court notice and can come in many different formats, such as Child Support, Income Withholding, or Wage Garnishment. To establish direct deposit or generate a check, you must set up payee information in Fingercheck.
In this article, you will learn:
How to enter a new payee
Log in to your Fingercheck account as an Administrator.
Click the SETUP tab > Payroll > Payees.
Complete the fields, which are described in the table below.
An abbreviated name for the payee.
In combination with the Description field, this makes up the full name of the payee as displayed in other areas of Fingercheck.
A short descriptive name for the payee (who will receive the payment).
Select the type of agency this payee is.
This list contains pre-made templates for U.S. agencies for electronic child support. If the payee matches one of these agencies, select it here. Otherwise, leave this optional field empty.
The Address 1 line of the payee's mailing address.
The Address 2 line of the payee's mailing address.
The city of the payee's mailing address.
The state of the payee's payee's mailing address.
The zip code of the payee's mailing address.
The method of payment. The options are:
(For the DirectDeposit pay method only) The ABA Number of the Payee's Bank Account.
(For the DirectDeposit pay method only) The account number of the payee's bank account.
(For the DirectDeposit pay method only) The account type of the payee's bank account.
(For the DirectDeposit pay method only) The FIPS code of the payee's bank account (if necessary).
How to use payee information
You will need to connect the payee to the employee deduction by one of the following ways:
On the deduction code if the payee applies to all employees using that deduction.
On the employee's file if the payee and deduction applies to a specific employee.
To apply a payee to a deduction code, edit the Payee field deduction code. (Go to SETUP > Payroll > Deductions. For more information, see How to create Deduction Codes.)
To apply a payee for a specific employee's deduction:
Go to the EMPLOYEES tab.
Click the employee’s name to open their details.
Select Payroll > Deductions.
Click the Edit icon (pencil) for the deduction. (Or click Add to create a new deduction.)
Edit the Payee field.
How to print an agency check after running payroll
If an employee's wages are garnished (for example, for child support) and electronic processing is not set up, you must print and mail a check to the agency. The following procedure describes how to print the check from Fingercheck.
For an added monthly fee, Fingercheck can process agency payments through direct deposit.
Log in to Fingercheck as an Administrator.
Click on the PAYROLL tab.
Click Agency Checks.
In the pop-up window that appears, select a payroll, and click Continue.
In the next window that appears, select the check, and click Print.
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