Why should the payroll be locked?


You should lock payroll because without locking payroll:


  1. You will not be able to publish the Payslips and Income Tax Calculation sheet in employee self-service
  2. Journal voucher entries for payroll will not be posted in Zoho books accounts.
  3. You will not be able to run the payroll for the following month.



When should the payroll be locked?


Once the payroll output is finalized, you should lock the payroll.


On locking the     payroll, you will not be allowed to make any changes. 


Once payroll is locked, can I unlock my payroll?


Yes, you can unlock the processed payroll for making any changes.

For more details on “How to Manage/Lock Payroll “, please click here.


How to lock the payroll?


Payroll can be locked in 2 ways they are:


  1. You can lock payroll after completing the payroll 

Go to Payroll >> scroll down to utilities >> Click manage/ lock Payroll >> Select the month and lock the payroll.