How to Adjust an Employee Earnings Total in Sage 300 Payroll


How to adjust an employee earnings total


  • Setup an employee’s YTD earnings as new to the system.
  • The earnings total is incorrect.


  1. Check the Earnings and Hours report and the totals should reflect the change. Go to Payroll Employees.
  2. Double click on Transaction History.
  3. Enter the employee number.
  4. Enter the date for when the entry will be effective.
  5. Select the earnings code to adjust.
  6. Select the field to adjust (Hours or employee extended amount).
  7. Positive to increase.
  8. Negative to decrease.
  9. Enter the amount to be adjusted.
  10. Click Add to save the entry.


If necessary, seek the assistance of Acute Data Systems to help provide assistance with this process.