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Paid Time Off: Basic information

Here's some basic information to know about how paid time off policies work.

  • PTO policies don't automatically restart at the end of the year. Some state regulations prohibit time off balance resets, so balances will not automatically zero out at year's end unless the admin of the account manually zeroes out the balance.
  • If an employee uses vacation time that he/she accrued, the PTO balance will go into a negative amount. You can save a negative balance in the employee's details screen under the time off tracking section.
  • When you dismiss an employee and run a final termination payroll, any remaining paid time off hours will automatically pay out to the employee, but sick hours won't. If an employee is rehired, they will automatically regain any sick balance that they had upon their termination.