Setting up Pay Run Inclusions

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Pay Run Inclusions comprise of additional pay items that are set up against an employee and then automatically included in the pay run. The specific items include:

  • Deductions
  • Employer Liabilities
  • Expenses
  • Super Adjustments
  • Tax Adjustments

These can be set up to include a specific start date and end date (otherwise it can repeat indefinitely). To set up a Pay Run Inclusion for an employee, choose the relevant employee from the employee list and then select Pay Run Inclusions from the left side menu. You will see the following screen:

 

From there, refer to the following instructions below depending on what item you want to set up.

Setting up a recurring Super Adjustment

N.B. Salary Sacrifice Super or Member Voluntary deductions should NOT be set up in this section. They should be set up as a recurring Deduction.

  1. Click on 'Add'.
  2. Select the appropriate contribution type from the drop down list.
  3. Enter the adjustment amount to be applied per pay run.
  4. Enter any notes if you want the employee to see them on their pay slip.
  5. Enter the date this inclusion is to commence.
  6. Choose when this inclusion should cease (a specific end date, never or once a particular dollar amount has been reached).
  7. Click on 'Save'.

An example of a Super Adjustment is as follows:

Setting up a recurring Tax Adjustment

An example scenario of when to use this would be when an employee has requested additional PAYG be deducted from their pay.

  1. Click on 'Add'.
  2. Enter the adjustment amount to be applied per pay run.
  3. Enter any notes if you want the employee to see them on their pay slip.
  4. Enter the date this inclusion is to commence.
  5. Choose when this inclusion should cease (a specific end date, never or once a particular dollar amount has been reached).
  6. Click on 'Save'.

An example of a Tax Adjustment is as follows:

Setting up a recurring Deduction

  1. Click on 'Add'.
  2. Select the appropriate deduction category from the drop down list.
  3. Enter the deduction amount to be applied per pay run. You can choose to enter a fixed dollar amount or apply a percentage of gross pay.
  4. Select whether the deduction should be paid manually, to a super fund or another bank account. (If you are setting up salary sacrifice super or member voluntary, select the super fund option).
  5. Enter any notes if you want the employee to see them on their pay slip.
  6. Enter the date this inclusion is to commence.
  7. Choose when this inclusion should cease (a specific end date, never or once a particular dollar amount has been reached).
  8. Click on 'Save'.

An example of a Deduction is as follows:

Setting up a recurring Expense

An example scenario of when to use this would be when an agreement has been reached with an employee that the company will reimburse mobile phone expenses and will not form part of their gross wage.

To add a new recurring employee expense, click the green Add button on the right of Expenses and complete the following details: 

  1. Select the appropriate expense category from the drop down list.
  2. Select the location the expense should be costed against. This will default to the employee's default location however you can change this to another location that the employee is attached to.
  3. Assign a tax code to expense categories to cater for sales taxes that may be applied to expense claims. If you are attached to a cloud accounting system such as QuickBooks, Xero or Saasu, you’ll be able to select the tax code from your accounting system to be pre-populated when your employees submit an expense claim.
  4. Enter the expense reimbursement amount to be applied per pay run.
  5. Enter any notes if you want the employee to see them on their pay slip.
  6. Enter the date this inclusion is to commence.
  7. Choose when this inclusion should cease (a specific end date, never or once a particular dollar amount has been reached).
  8. Click on 'Save'.

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Setting up a recurring Employer Liability   

  1. Click on 'Add'.
  2. Select the appropriate liability category from the drop down list.
  3. Enter the liability amount to be applied per pay run. You can choose to enter a fixed dollar amount, a percentage of gross pay or a percentage of OTE.
  4. Enter any notes if you want the employee to see them on their pay slip.
  5. Enter the date this inclusion is to commence.
  6. Choose when this inclusion should cease (a specific end date, never or once a particular dollar amount has been reached).
  7. Click on 'Save'.

An example of an Employer Liability is as follows:

Additional Notes:

1. Within the employee's Pay Run Inclusions page, you will see updates on any inclusions:

  • that are set to expire once a certain dollar amount has been reached 

  • that are set to expire after a particular date

2. To edit an existing Pay Run Inclusion, simply click on the name and the settings will appear. Make the relevant changes and click on 'Save'.

3. To delete an existing Pay Run Inclusion, hover your mouse over the inclusion so that the 'x' appears. Click on this icon and then click on 'OK'.

4. In order to set up recurring employee deductions, employer liabilities and expenses, the categories initially need to be created in Payroll Settings. Click on the relevant Inclusions below to find out more information on how to set these up:

If you have any questions or feedback, please let us know via support@yourpayroll.com.au

 

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