Hibou Odoo Suite: Payroll: US Payroll: North Carolina State Payroll


The purpose of this documentation is to outline the use case and processes associated with Hibou's North Carolina State Payroll module for Odoo. The North Carolina State Payroll module includes contribution registers and calculations for the North Carolina Department of Revenue and North Carolina Department of Taxation.

Getting Started

First thing's first, we need to install the module! Navigate to the Apps application, remove the Apps filter from the search bar, and then search for 'USA - North Carolina - Payroll'. When ready, hit Install.

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  Good to Know!

The North Carolina State Payroll module requires Hibou's USA Payroll module and Odoo's Payroll application. However, if you do not already have these installed, Odoo will install them for you during this module's installation!


To get started, navigate to the Employees application.

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Configuring an Employee Contract

Once there, select Contracts .

This will bring you to a kanban view of all employee contracts. Select an existing contract or create one by clicking Create .

In the Salary Structure field select "USA North Carolina Employee" from the dropdown menu.

Ensure you have a Wage set for the employee.

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After selecting USA North Carolina Employee for the Salary Structure, click on the US State Filing tab.

Fill in the following fields, which are found on the employee's completed NC-4:

  • Allowances: Total number of allowances found on line 1 of the completed NC-4 document.

  • Filing Status: Filing status from the completed NC-4 document.

  • Additional Withholding: Additional withholding amount found on line 2 of the completed NC-4 document.

It is also important to enter W4 information in the US Federal Filing tab section, which is provided by Hibou's USA Payroll module.

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When finished, hit save .


Ensure that the status of the contract is Running. A contract that is not Running cannot be used during payroll. To change this, simply click 'Running' in the status bar on the contract. 

New Payslip Computations and Categories

When running payroll, after hitting Compute Sheet you will see the various new North Carolina State taxes in the Salary Computation tab.

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This module includes new partners and contribution registers for:

  • North Carolina Department of Revenue - Income Tax Withholding

  • North Caroline Department of Taxation - Unemployment

It also adds contract level North Carolina Exemptions and a company level North Carolina Unemployment Rate.