What is a Payroll Profile? (Next Gen)


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Qu's payroll profiles enable you to assign customized payroll rules to individual employees. An admin may configure custom settings for hourly and salaried employees, including overtime and break calculations.

To configure a payroll profile, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Employee Groups and select the applicable employee group.
  2. Scroll to Payroll Profiles at the bottom of the page.
  3. Click Add Payroll Profile.
  4. Type in an applicable name in the Search Items text box.
  5. Click Create New Item.
  6. Validate the title and click Create Item.
  7. Review the setting below to configure the Payroll Profile.



  1. Select an Employee Type
    1. Hourly, with Overtime
    2. Hourly, no Overtime
    3. Salaried, with Overtime
    4. Salaried, no Overtime


Image 1 – General Settings


Configure all applicable overtime rules.

  1. Enter the number of hours in the Weekly Overtime Starts After textbox. This setting dictates the number of hours an employee must work before receiving a different hourly rate based on the overtime multiplier (In most cases, this is 40 hours).
  2. Enter the overtime multiplier. The overtime multiplier is the multiplier that gets applied to an employees' pay rate once they reach the overtime hour threshold (In most cases, this is 1.5 or time and a half).
  3. In some states, daily overtime applies. There is a threshold per day at which the employee receives overtime pay. That means, if an employee works more than a set number of hours in one day, they must receive daily overtime. Additionally, there is a second threshold per day when they receive two times their base pay - double overtime.
  4. Enter the threshold at which daily overtime starts.
  5. Enter the threshold at which double-overtime starts.
  6. Enter the double-overtime multiplier. The double-overtime multiplier is the pay multiple an employee receives once they reach the double-overtime hour threshold (Normally two time pay?).


Image 2:  Overtime Calculation

The overtime threshold ("overtime starts after") sets the number of hours an employee must work before receiving overtime and may be categorized as daily or weekly overtime. The overtime multiplier is the number that is multiplied time an employee's pay for hours accrued after reaching the overtime threshold.


Configure the break types, paid or unpaid, and related calculations:

  1. Choose one of the following break types:
    1. Paid – This option included an employees break time in the pay calculations
      1. Set the maximum paid time when on break (in minutes) – the maximum amount of time paid while on break.
      2. Set the minimum time on break before paid (in minutes) – the amount of time that an employee must be on break before it qualifies as a paid break.
      3. Set the minimum work time for paid break eligibility (in minutes) – the number of minutes employees must work before they qualify for a paid break.
  2. Unpaid – This option calculates any reported break time as unpaid.


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