Accumulators build up amounts that will be used in your payroll calculations. For example, you might want to calculate employees' paid time off. When setting up your Fingercheck payroll system, you can enter accumulators into deduction and earning codes. For an example, see How to Allocate Retro OT by Job.

To create an accumulator:

  1. Log in to your Fingercheck account as an Administrator.

  2. Click the SETUP tab > Payroll > Accumulators.

  3. Click Add.

  4. In the Details section, complete the fields:

    • Code: Enter an abbreviated name for the policy. In combination with the Description field, this makes up the full name of the policy as displayed in other areas of Fingercheck.

    • Description: A short descriptive name for the policy.

    • Scope: Select how often the accumulator will process. The options are:

      • Ytd (year to date)

      • Qtd (quarter to date)

      • Mtd (month to date)

      • CurrentPayroll

      • CurrentCheck

  5. To add an accumulator rule, click Add.

  6. Complete the fields in the Add Accumulator pop-up window.

    1. Select the Accumulator Type.
      Options include EarningHours, TaxableWages, and several more.

    2. Select the Code.
      The options for this field change according to what you selected for the Accumulator Type.

    3. Select an Accumulator Action:

      • Add

      • Subtract

    4. Click Apply.

  7. Click Save to save the accumulator.

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