Reporting fringe benefits paid in cash on the Federal WH-347 Certified Payroll Report has specific requirements which the built-in QuickBooks report cannot handle. Here is a question from a reader who is using the certified payroll report provided in the QuickBooks Enhanced Payroll subscription asking how cash fringes should be reported because her reports are being rejected because they aren't reporting the cash payment correctly.
This article will explain how any cash paid in lieu of fringe benefits on prevailing wage projects is supposed to be reported on the WH-347 form and why the built-in QuickBooks certified payroll report isn't handling it correctly. Continue reading
Q. My boyfriend is being told that the company he works for will be taking half his pay each week to put in a 401k HALF!!! Is this legal? A. More and more companies that work on prevailing wage jobs are opting to use the fringe portion of the prevailing wage to legally purchase bona fide fringe benefits. Continue reading
Setting up and tracking Union Fringe Benefits in QuickBooks can be a fairly straightforward task, Union Fringes are just a specified hourly dollar amount that the company pays to the Union on behalf of the employee. Continue reading
In recent months, I have repeatedly seen posts from QuickBooks users on the Intuit Community Forums asking how the fringe benefit rate is calculated and then displayed on the Certified Payroll Report in Excel, which is now a standard function of QuickBooks Premier and Enterprise when used in conjunction with Enhanced Payroll, and I really haven’t seen any good responses. Continue reading
We were just awarded a contract with the Department of Defense and have to pay our employees "prevailing wage" and submit certified payroll reports. I called Intuit Support to ask them about prevailing wage, certified payroll, and how to track the fringe benefits; they weren't very helpful - they just told me that QuickBooks can produce the certified payroll report.......can you help me understand all this? Continue reading