In the past couple months, I have fielded requests from a variety of clients for add-on modules for Payroll. The base payroll module in Dynamics GP has some great functionality; but as companies look for greater efficiencies and ways to streamline operations, they start to look for ways to expand the functionality of the system to better meet their needs. What was once a manual process may need to become an automatic process. What was once handled through printing, folding, and sending may now need to be sent through email or delivered through a portal.
So, I thought I would share some of the options I have put out there to help with the processing of payroll. This is by no means a complete list, so please share additional options in the comments and I will update the blog entry to include them :)
First, don't forget about the Payroll Extensions
. Unless customers opted out of these, they get them automatically (for a small bump in their product list cost, and therefore enhancement costs). Functionality to track deductions in arrears, to pass liabilities from payroll to payables
(e.g., deductions, taxes, etc), and to blend overtime rates is included in the…