Administrators can create custom checks for employees and contractors using the check printing feature. It includes options to define the check and voucher layouts as well as to choose between pre-printed stock or blank checks.


To learn how to write manual checks in PayWow, click here.


Here’s how to create and print a payroll check: 


  1. Go to Settings >> Payroll Settings >> Check Printing.

  2. Click New Check Style

  3. Enter Template Name and select the Check Layout and Check Type from the options available.

  4. Customize the layout of the new check by dragging fields across the layout of the sample check

  5. Click Save.

  6. Click to preview the sample of the check added in the Check Printing page.

  7. Select Set as Default next to the template name to use the template as default for all future checks.


After running the payroll, PayWow lets employers generate check printing reports, or simply view the printing status for checks.


For an overview of instructions and preferences when printing checks, click here.