Payroll Processing and Tax

Designed around compliance, Forework’s custom payroll
and tax software moves companies’ work forward.

Designed by a leading wage and hour attorney, Forework’s payroll system is coded to keep employers in compliance with complicated wage and hour laws. Forework anticipates and addresses sensitive payroll issues involving overtime, tip credits, travel time pay, spread of hours, split shift rules, overnight shift issues, single-employee shift exceptions, and everything else.

With Forework’s mobile application, employees can track their hours of work, and supervisory staff can track their employees’ attendance, location, leave use (and abuse), and overall productivity.

Overview of Some of the Features

  1. GPS – based attendance tracking for remote employees
  2. Mobile application for time-in and time-out
  3. Paid time off, vacation, and sick time requests can be submitted via Forework, and via the app
  4. Employee-to-manager communications via Forework’s chat for calling off, reporting complaints, or requesting time off
  5. For the home care industry, integration with HHAexchange to ensure compliance with EVV
  6. Captures, records and ensures accurate payment for travel time
  7. Accurate calculations and reconciliations to pay spread of hours, call-in shift pay and split shift pay
  8. Compliance with live-in rules for home health aides
  9. Customizable paystubs
  10. Employees have access to their personnel file, including employment documents via the app
  11. Send send mass emails and communications to announce changes to employment policies or new requirements

Frequently asked questions

Like all payroll companies, Forework’s payroll service transfers dollars out of the company’s designated bank account and pays employees either by mailing a live check or directly depositing the wages to the employees’ accounts. We can also leave the printing and mailing of checks to you. Forework will handle the computation of all your employees’ gross and net wages, and file the quarterly tax reports. Any deposits for taxes are automatically made for you.

Billing for the payroll processing services occurs on each pay date. Forework will automatically withdraw the fees for its services at the same time that money is withdrawn to pay employees.

Once you enter your payroll data, we automatically calculate, deduct, pay, and file all federal, state, and local payroll associated taxes to the appropriate government accounts.

All funds for current payroll, including tax liabilities, are deducted one day prior to the pay date.

Every client is assigned a dedicated specialist to walk you through every step of the way. Depending on your current provider, we can transfer all appropriate data at any time of the year to keep your transition as seamless as possible.

Yes, you can move the pay date for a particular payroll or change your entire payroll calendar.




Forework gives you the option to print out checks on the spot once payroll is run, or have employees enrolled in direct deposit all for free. Forework will also do the check delivery for you as well, but this is an additional cost.

Paychecks can be reprinted in the situation that your printer jams or a paycheck are illegible. The check number sequence is not affected in the event of a reprint because our system prompts you to re-enter the check number if there is a printing error. Just don’t forget to void or destroy the original.

Yes. Forework generates the necessary reports to deliver to benefits providers and allows you to program pre- and post-tax withholdings from your employees’ paychecks.

Some states do not require workers’ compensation. But for employers that pay workers’ compensation, voluntarily or upon a mandate, Forework allows you access at any time to reports and information that you can provide to your workers’ compensation carrier.

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