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1.The Orange colored cells on the worksheet indicate places where you will put in the formulas and functions.
2.Calculate the total Gross Pay for each employee. Keep in mind that employees are paid time and a half for all over-time hours. Here is an example formula that demonstrates how you would make such a calculation: =b4*d4+b4*c4*1.5 These must be formulas and will be entered into the range E11:E14.
3.In #5, #6, and #7 below you must include an absolute reference cell in each formula!!! Imagine while you are completing these steps that there were 150 employees at the company.
4.Calculate the total amount each employee must pay in Federal Taxes in the range F11:F14. These calculations must be completed using formulas. These formulas MUST contain an absolute reference to the cell holding the percentage amount. The percentage is above Federal in cell F9.
5.Calculate the total amount each employee must pay in State Taxes in the range G11:G14. These calculations must be completed using formulas. These formulas MUST contain an absolute reference to the cell holding the percentage amount. The percentage is above State in cell G9.
6.Calculate the total amount each employee must pay in Social Security Taxes in the range H11:H14. These calculations must be completed using formulas. These formulas MUST contain an absolute reference to the cell holding the percentage amount. The percentage is above Social in cell H9.
7.Calculate the total Net Pay for each employee in the range: I11:I14. These calculations must be completed using a formula.
8.Calculate the totals for all of the employee hours and pay categories in the range: B16:I16. These calculations must be completed using SUM functions.
9.Format all of the cells that represent a dollar amount as Currency with 2 decimal places.

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## Accounting: Instructions for the Microsoft Excel Templates

Instructions for the Microsoft Excel Templates

Detail and information on Excel is contained within the manual.

Striking the "F1" key or following the path "Windows>Excel Help" will invoke the Office Assistant
and bring up one of several help menus.

Type your name into the cell to the right of the label "Name." This will be copied by formula to the rest of the pages as required.

Type the due date of your problem into cell to the right of the label "Date."

Type your instructor's name into cell to the right of the label "Instructor."

Type the course identifier into cell to the right of the label "Course."

The problem is identified in the text of the challenge.

In "DATE" cells enter the date in any of several formats and Excel will format it correctly.

If more than one page is preformatted into the problem, page breaks are preset and formulas are
set to copy the header into the remaining pages.

Place the proper account title in the cell where the word "ACCOUNT" appears on the template.

Place the amount in the cell where the word "AMOUNT" appears on the template. A formula may be placed in some of these cells.

Enter a number like 914 to signify units or gallons where the word "NUMBER" appears.

Write a formula into cells where the word "FORMULA" appears. In these cells, an amount calculated outside of Excel can be entered into Excel if desired.

Place the explanation for the entry in the cell where the word "EXPLANATION" appears on the template.

Insert the account number where "ACCT #" appears on the template during posting.

Insert the journal reference where "JOURN #" appears on the template during posting.

Insert the title in the cell where "TITLE" appears on the template.

The print area is defined to fit onto 8 1/2" X 11" sheets in portrait or landscape mode as required.

The gray filled cells define the perimeter of the problem and the print area.

The problem is formatted for whole dollars with comma separations (no cents) except where required.

The display may have "Freeze Pane" invoked so column titles remain visible during data entry.

Negative values may be shown as (\$400) vice -\$400.

Enter a string like: (\$259,417 X 12 months) + (0.3651 X 5,434,631) where the word TEXT appears.

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