December 27, 2018
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The Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave insurance programs to become effective on January 1, 2019. Premiums and withholding information are available here.
NOTE: The instructions below use feature changes in Release 9.2.2 Year-end Patch.
If you use Shelby Financials Payroll, you can set up two deduction types, one for Family Leave and one for Medical Leave. Below are screenshots showing the needed configurations. The Illustrations assume that you will also want to track each insurance type in their own liability accounts, and automatically post the employer’s share.
You also need to add the two new deduction types to each active employee’s record. Use the following 3 screenshots as a guide.
Note: Use % Gross for both types. Set Family Leave Amount to .1332%.
Set Medical Leave to .12% and Medical Leave Matching to .15%.
These settings equal the current rate of .4% of gross pay for the two programs..