Manually Enter Time Card Data by Project

Manually enter employee time card data by project to record time worked for employees whose time card data isn't automatically generated or imported. You can enter time cards for a project for multiple employees. You can also record paid time off for employees.

Tip: To enter an employee time card, see Manually Enter Employee Time Card Data or to enter equipment usage independent of an employee, see Manually Enter Equipment Usage Time Card Data.
  1. If you haven't already done so, initialize the payroll cycle and associate it with a posting group.
  2. On the Enter Time Card by Project screen, enter time card data by project.
  3. Optional: If you deselected the On Enter Time Card By Project Screen checkbox on the Payroll Settings screen, you need to force ProContractor to calculate taxes and deductions.
  4. Review various payroll reports to confirm the time cards.
    • Payroll Hours and Earnings Report
    • Pay Cycyle Employee Time Card Report
    • Pay Cycle Employee Time Card Report for Import Group
    • Pay Cycle Equipment Usage Report
    • Pay Cycle Withholding Report
    • Pay Cycle Fringes Report by Employee
    • Pay Cycle Fringes Report by Profit Center
  5. Optional: Modify hours and earnings for the time cards, as needed.
  6. Optional: Adjust details of payroll transactions, including withholding and fringe benefit amounts, taxes and additional pay, as needed.
  7. Optional: Adjust details of employee paid time off including time off accrued or paid, as needed.
  8. If you modified time cards or adjusted any payroll transactions, recalculate taxes and deductions for the posting group.
Note: Once you manually enter time card data by project, you still must run payroll to print payroll checks and direct deposit advices, post the payroll transactions, and create the direct deposit transfer file.
After you enter time card data by project manually, you may want to: