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Hibou Odoo Suite: Kansas State Payroll

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Purpose

The purpose of this documentation is to outline the use case and processes associated with Hibou's Kansas State Payroll module for Odoo. The Kansas State Payroll module includes contribution registers and calculations for the Kansas Department of Revenue.

Getting Started

First thing's first, we need to install the module! Navigate to the Apps application and search 'USA - Kansas - Payroll'. When ready, hit Install.

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  Good to Know!

The California State Payroll module requires Hibou's US Payroll module and Odoo's Payroll application. However, if you do not already have these installed, Odoo will install them for you during this module's installation.

Processes

To get started, navigate to the Employees application.

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Configuring an Employee Contract

Once there, select Contracts .

This will bring you to a kanban view of all employee contracts. Select an existing Contact or create one by clicking Create .

In the Salary Structure field, select "USA Kansas Employee" from the dropdown menu.

Ensure you have a Wage set for the employee.

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After selecting USA Kansas Employee for the Salary Structure, click on the US State Filing tab.

Fill in the following fields, which are found on the employee's completed K-4 document:

  • KS Filing Status: Employee's Kansas Filing Status found on line 3 of the completed K-4 document.

  • K-4 Allowances: The number of allowances from Line 4 of the completed K-4 document.

  • Additional Withholding: Any additional withholding found on line 5 of the completed K-4 document.

It is also important to enter W4 information in the US Federal Filing tab, which is provided by Hibou's US Payroll module.

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When finished, hit save .

Important!

Ensure that the status of the contract is Running. A contract that is not Running cannot be used during payroll. To change this, simply click 'Running' in the status bar on the contract. 

New Payslip Computations and Categories

When running payroll, after hitting compute sheet you will see the various new Kansas state taxes in the Salary Computation tab.

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Technical

This module includes a new partner and contribution register for the Kansas Department of Revenue. Additionally, it adds a contract level Kansas Income Tax Rate along with a company level Kansas Unemployment Rate.