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    • 15 Aug 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: What is the difference between flat or fixed calculation methods when setting up an earning code?

    Have you ever wondered when setting up Salary and Wages earning codes what the difference was between 'Flat' vs 'Fixed' in the employee calc method field? In Setup, Payroll, Earning/Deduction Codes, add a new code with a Category : Earning, Type : Salary & Wages. In the Employee Calc Field there are options of 'Flat' and 'Fixed' along with other selections. You would select 'Flat' calculation method for employees whose...
    • 28 Jul 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: Income tax changes for the State of Illinois, State of Kansas and State of New York effective July 1, 2017

    The income tax changes for the State of Illinois, State of Kansas and State of New York that took effect July 1, 2017 are available for Sage HRMS 2015, Sage HRMS 2016 and Sage HRMS 2017. Sage HRMS 2015 and Sage HRMS 2016 – KB 85423 Sage HRMS 2017 – KB 85424 Note : Please make sure to read the readme file to understand what needs to be done to apply the fix.
    • 18 Jul 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: Upgrading to Sage HRMS 2017? Let us help!

    Let Sage Professional Services assist you with the upgrade of your Sage HRMS 2015 or Sage HRMS 2016 product(s) to Sage HRMS 2017—now at 15% off*! Sage Professional Services can help you plan your upgrade to ensure all connected services and custom reports you may have are updated accordingly during the upgrade process. In addition, Sage Professional Services will work with your internal IT group to help upgrade all client...
    • 18 Jul 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: Gross-Up Calculator

    In Sage HRMS, the Gross-Up Calculator determines the gross amount of money that you need to pay in order for an employee to receive a predetermined amount after deductions and taxes. Here is an example of when you would use the Gross-Up Calculator. You want to give Hugh Allen a $5,000 bonus and have the net pay (after deductions and taxes) be $5,000. What amount would you need to pay Hugh to have a net pay of $5,000?...
    • 17 Jul 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: Things you may not know about a date field

    Let's test your knowledge on entering dates in Sage HRMS. While a date field contains a month, day and year, did you know... Slashes are defaulted and are not required to be typed in If you type in a month and day, the year will default to the current year In HR , if you enter a two digit year from 00 to 24, 20 will be the century. If you enter any numbers for the year from 25 to 99 the start year will be the...
    • 14 Jul 2017

    Sage Abra Suite Support and Insights: How to calculate someone's Age in benefit setup and Crystal reports

    Calculating an employees age in Crystal Reports is different than calculating it in HR benefit setup. In benefit setup, you can use a function such as: AGESPOUSE() - calculates the spouses age as of the current date YEARSOLD() - calculate the employees age as of the current date If you want to calculate the age as of a specified date, let say as of January 1, 2017, you could use: AGESPOUSE({01/01/2017}) YEARSOLD...
    • 14 Jul 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: Age expression in Crystal Reports

    Calculating an employees age in Crystal Reports is different than calculating it in HR benefit setup. In benefit setup, you can use a function such as: AGESPOUSE() - calculates the spouses age as of the current date YEARSOLD() - calculate the employees age as of the current date If you want to calculate the age as of a specified date, let say as of January 1, 2017, you could use: AGESPOUSE({01/01/2017}) YEARSOLD...
    • 1 Jul 2017

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    • 1 Jul 2017

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    Dive deeper into your Sage Abra solution—sign up now for 25% off live training.* Make a splash with your productivity this summer by enrolling in Sage University, now available at a special 25% discount. Grow your skillset from anywhere with courses available both online and at locations around North America. Enroll today, and: Dive deeper into your software with specialized training for your Sage solution Expand...
    • 30 Jun 2017

    Sage HRMS Support and Insights: Payroll Accruals

    In SQL Server Management Studio, Payroll accruals are stored in your payroll company dbo.UPYTDS. In UPYTDS there are fields that will help your filter the information you are looking for. EARNDED is the accrual code CATEGORY 1 is Accrual EARDEDCLAS values: 1 is YTD amount 13 is Accrued Dollars 14 is Accrued Amount 15 is Accrued Hours Paid EARNDEDTYPE (7 is vacation and 8 is sick) POSTEDAMT...