e-PayDay® Payroll Software - New Allowance Window

The Allowance Window contains the following options;

  • Help: Opens the relevant section of our online guide (this).
  • Undo: Undo any unsaved changes.
  • Save: Save changes to an existing Allowance.
  • Exit: Close Allowance window.
  • Pay Type Details
    • Details
      • Active: Denotes whether the Allowance is Active (ticked) or Inactive (unticked).
      • Type: Allowance.
      • Description: Name of the Allowance.
      • Paid By
        • Per Day
        • Per Hour
        • Per Kilometre
        • Per Lump Sum
        • Per Month
        • Per Pay Period
        • Per Unit*
        • Per Unit – Punnet*
        • Per Week
      • Amount ( $ or % ): Set $ or % the employees will receive for this Allowance
      • STP Code
        • Car
        • Transport
        • Laundry
        • Meals
        • Travel
        • Other
      • Tax Treatment
        • Non-Reportable (The ATO publishes an annual Ruling that set out the reasonable allowances amounts)
        • Show Allowance in Gross Payment box
        • Show Allowance separately in Allowance box
        • Show Allowance separately in Allowance box and tax the allowance at the Rate detailed in the Notice of Variation
      • Tax
        • Taxable: Depending on the Pay Rate Type chosen, Taxable will remain ticked or require user input (enter the % for Tax)
        • Include in W1: Denotes whether this Pay Rate is included in W1 for ITW & BAS.
        • Payroll Tax: Denotes whether this Pay Rate contributes to Payroll Tax
      • Reporting
        • Report to: Depending on the Allowance Type chosen, Report to will prefill. This field is used when generating reports such as the Allowances Report and also allows user input.
        • Car Allowance
        • Meal Allowance
        • Site Allowance
      • Accruals
        • Long Service Leave: Long Service Leave will accumulate if set in the Award & Agreement.
        • Annual Leave: Annual Leave will accumulate if set in the Award & Agreement.
        • Superannuation (OTE): Superannuation will calculate on Ordinary Time Earnings.
        • RDO’sRDO’s will accumulate if set in the Award & Agreement.
        • % of OTE : Set % the Employee will recieve.
        • TIL (Time in Lieu)TIL (Time in Lieu) will accumulate if set in the Award & Agreement.
        • Personal Leave: Personal Leave will accumulate if set in the Award & Agreement.
        • Contributes to the $450.00 Rule: This Pay Type will add to the employee monthly gross wages for super calculations.
        • Union/Professional association: Union or Professional Association fees.
        • Super Deducted before tax is calculated: Super will be deducted from this pay rate before tax is calculated.
        • Workplace Giving: A donation from the pre-tax income.

Revision: 14
Last modified: Nov 26, 2019

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