But doing payroll doesn't mean just issuing a check every week or two. There are other considerations, including some state laws, that you'll have to deal with in paying your employees.
The basic steps in doing payroll include:
- setting up your payroll system correctly
- calculating hours worked by an employee in a workweek
- determining your employees' regular rate of pay
- making deductions from wages
- getting the money into the employees' hands
- paying employees who leave your business