Entering General Deductions

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for assigning general (non benefit-related) deductions to an employee and specify the calculation method for a general deduction in ctcLink.

Audience: Payroll Specialists.

You must have at least one of these local college managed security roles:

  • ZC Payroll Data Maintenance
  • ZZ Payroll Data Maintenance
  • ZZ Payroll Processing
  • ZZ SS Payroll

If you need assistance with the above security roles, please contact your local college supervisor or IT Admin to request role access.

Entering General Deductions

Navigation:  Payroll for North America > Employee Pay Data USA > Deductions > Create General Deductions

  1. The Create General Deductions search page displays.
  2. Enter the desired information into the Empl ID field.  
  3. Select the Search button.
  4. The Create General Deductions page displays.
  5. If there are existing deductions already displayed, select the [+] icon to add a new deduction.
  6. Enter the desired information into the Deduction Code field. The Deduction Code identifies the type of deduction a user is applying for this employee.  
  7. Change the Effective Date field to reflect the date on which the deduction must go into effect.
  8. Select the Calculation Routine from the drop-down menu to determine how the deduction will be calculated for the employee.
  9. Select the Save button.  
  10. A user will receive a warning message if this employee is included in a current payroll process - select the OK button.
  11. After you save your data, a description of the deduction code appears beside the Deduction Code field.
  12. Also after a user saves data, the user type and date of the last update appear at the bottom of the page.
  13. The process to enter general deductions for garnishments is now complete.

End of procedure.