User-defined fields in Microsoft Dynamics GP Payroll: Have you defined yours?

September 29 2016

Badge ID...license plate number...favorite ice cream flavor.

What do these three things have in common? These are examples of employee-specific information that can be easily tracked within Microsoft Dynamics GP.

You didn't know GP had a field for tracking employee's favorite ice cream flavors? It does not, technically; but you can set one up. You do so within the Payroll Setup window in GP, select Options in the Payroll Setup Options window, you will see two User-Defined Fields.

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Chris Hadden, CPP, is the Technical Sales Manager at Greenshades Software. He was a GPUG All-Star nominee at both the 2015 and 2016 GPUG Summit, and is also a GPUG Medic. Chris is a car racing, golf, and payroll enthusiast. He is also a weekly contributor for the Greenshades blog. For more information on Greenshades, visit


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