Free Timesheet App
Save 5+ Hours on Payroll Every Week
Free online timesheets make it easy to run payroll from anywhere in just a few clicks
Identify errors automatically
Homebase keeps a running list of missed shifts, missed clock-outs, and missed breaks.
Track paid and unpaid breaks, and even tips
Stay compliant without any extra work.
View your labor costs in real-time
See your labor costs and labor cost % in real-time from your phone or computer.
Online timesheets that do the work for you
Prepare your timesheets without a calculator and save hours every payroll period. Homebase automatically identifies errors, including missed breaks or clock-outs. You can compare to the scheduled hours instantly.
- Total hours, calculate overtime, and subtract breaks automatically.
- Identify errors automatically.
- Export directly to popular payroll providers without any data entry.
Spend less time on timesheets
Track breaks and tips
Track paid and unpaid breaks based on your state rules. See cash tip declarations totaled up on your timesheets.
Automatic calculations and overtime
Total hours, track overtime, and subtract breaks without a calculator. Homebase keeps the running totals for you.
Compliance tools to reduce your risk
Get a text if an employee hits overtime. Get an email if an employee is going to hit overtime later in the week. Keep your timesheet records securely in the cloud.
Sync your timesheet data directly to payroll with the following providers:
“I do a lot of off-site events, like birthday parties. With the mobile GPS clock-in feature in Homebase Essentials, I can just have my employees clock in once they get to the event location, rather than having them clock in at the store first, lowering my labor costs.”
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Time tracking for a team can be tricky without the right software. Most businesses use timesheets to track employee time. Timesheets are essentially spreadsheets, so it makes sense that many businesses use Excel timesheet templates. But with time tracking software like Homebase, you don’t need to worry about timesheets any more, or manually tracking hours worked. Payroll is easier too, because Homebase also acts as your time card calculator. We’ll calculate hours worked, so your employees get paid accurately. We’ll also let you know about any timesheet errors, and you can compare scheduled hours to the actual number of hours worked by your employees.
Most businesses spend about four hours a week on payroll, though it can be much more with larger teams. With Homebase time tracking and timesheets, you and your managers can cut the amount of time you spend on payroll by 75% — so you’ll save about three hours per week. And your employees will love Homebase time tracking, because they’ll be able to exactly how many hours they worked — and their expected earnings — right from the free mobile app.
Automated time tracking will save you hours every pay period on payroll. With an integrated and free time clock app, it’s easier than ever to track time worked for your employees. There’s also a desktop time clock available on Homebase paid plans that make it easy for your employees to save time on web time entry.
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that employers store their employee time cards for years, even if the employee is no longer working there. On the Homebase Essentials plan and above, employee time cards are stored securely in the cloud for four years, so you’ll be able to access employee time cards with edit history any time. Employees can also access their hours worked, fix any errors, and track their pay for free in the mobile app.
Homebase works well for non-exempt employees too. Salaried employees — like restaurant management staff — often still have to fill out time cards. What’s more, some salaried employees may still be eligible for overtime if their salary falls below the Department of Labor threshold, which is currently being updated.
Using timesheet software also unlocks a bevy of reporting options, like a report of who’s arrived on time for their shifts most frequently in a given pay period, or how labor costs stack up against sales. With timesheet software, time reporting is easier than ever.
If you have a business with multiple locations, tracking hours worked across the locations is critical to make sure you’re calculating overtime pay correctly. With Homebase, you can see labor costs and projected overtime by location, department, or employee. This is especially useful if you have a supervisor working in multiple stores.
You’ll see all your employees’ total hours worked in one place. If you offer sick leave, or paid time off accrual, you can set up a PTO policy in Homebase too.
What is a timesheet in payroll?
A timesheet is a way for employees to track their time, which makes running payroll easier, especially if you have hourly employees. A timesheet includes the time the employee clocked in and when they clocked out at the end of the day, as well as any breaks they took during their shift. A timesheet makes it easy to run payroll accurately.
How can you calculate work hours?
Start by subtracting the time you clocked out from the time you clocked in, as well as any breaks you took during the day. For example, if you clocked in at 8am and clocked out at 5pm, with a lunch break between 12pm and 1pm, you worked eight hours.
Using a time clock that integrates with timesheets is a much easier way to calculate work hours. When you clock in or out, those times are automatically added to your time card, and at the end of the time, your time worked is calculated automatically. With the free Homebase mobile app, employees can also estimate their earnings for their hours worked.
What is a time sheet?
A time sheet, or time card, is a record of clock ins and clock outs for hourly employees. It’s used to calculate payroll for employees paid for the number of hours they work. Work hours are also called billable hours in certain white collar industries, like law and accounting.