Add an employee tax exemption

Your employee may be exempt from a certain tax, and is therefore not required by law to contribute to this tax in each payroll. We highly recommend that you consult with a CPA or other tax professional to confirm that your employee is tax exempt before changing the tax status for your employee.

To add a tax exemption to your employee, follow the below steps.

  1. Click the People tab.
  2. Click your employee’s name.
  3. Navigate to the Job & Pay tab.
  4. Under Federal Taxes, click Add Special Tax Exemption. If the employee already has active exemptions, click edit next to the Exempt Taxes section.
  5. Click Schedule an Exemption.
  6. Enter the Effective Date.
  7. Next to the tax, select Exempt.
  8. Click Save.

We will not withhold tax amounts for your employee in upcoming payrolls starting on the selected effective date.

Note: Exemptions may negate wages from being reported on applicable forms. 

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