Goldenseal is payroll software for
small business-- it calculates tax withholding and other deductions
from employee payroll. It comes complete with payroll
withholding tables for every US state and Canadian province.
Goldenseal also writes paychecks and tracks employee time for
job costs and time billing.
Goldenseal is integrated software that also
billing, job costs, and general
accounting. The complete version of Goldenseal costs $695 single-user, $995 for
two users, $1295 for five users, and $1795 for up to 10
users. It is available for Macintosh and Windows computers.
For more about Goldenseal, click
Employee Time Tracking
To enter employee hours, follow these simple steps:
- Choose Labor Hours from
the Costs menu, and click the New button.
- Enter the first few letters
of the employee name. Goldenseal will fill in the complete name and
the employee's usual wage rate and billing rates.
- Enter the time spent and
the work that was done.
- If you want to track job costs, assign the labor
expense to an overhead or project account.
The Goldenseal payroll software automatically posts
labor hours to job costs, time-and-materials billing, and unpaid payroll. The Labor Hours records are also a good way to check back on the specific
details of the labor
any work that you do.
For more about Labor Hours, click here.
To write paychecks, follow these simple steps:
- Choose Write Payroll from
the Bank menu.
- Double-check the hours.
- Click the Write Payroll
- Goldenseal automatically
calculates all withholding items and writes paychecks.
- To print paychecks, choose
Print Forms from the File menu.
For more about writing payroll,
The Goldenseal bookkeeping software automatically tracks
the amount you owe to each tax agency and insurance company. Just follow
these simple steps to pay them:
- Choose Pay Bills from the
- Enter Payroll Taxes into
the detail field at upper right.
- Put a checkmark next to
the taxes you want to pay now, then click Write Checks.
- Goldenseal will write checks
for the tax agencies, and mark the taxes as paid.
Goldenseal also prints W-2 and 1099 forms at the end of the year.
The Goldenseal payroll software
gracefully handles many types of payroll complexities, including
all of the following:
- Advances and repayments
- All US state and federal
tax tables are included with Goldenseal
- All Canadian and provincial
tax tables are also included
- Benefits of all types
- Comp time
- Garnishes and child support
- Overtime at different rates
- Owner draws
- Paid Holidays
- Reimbursements for employee
- Salaried and hourly employees
- Taxes that "cut off" at
a certain amount
- Union dues
- Vacation accrual and use
- Work done in multiple states
- Work done at multiple wage
- Worker's comp and disability
rates based on the type of work done
- Worker's comp and disability
rates that are different for each employee
Other Payroll Links
For more about payroll in the Getting Started manual, click
For more about payroll in the Reference manual, click here.
For more about payroll in Special Topics, click here.
For Goldenseal payroll software Tech Answers, click here.
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