Award Rate

e-PayDay® Payroll Software - Award Rate (Default Pay Type)

Award Rate is the default payment type for ordinary pay (OTE) and is automatically allocated to all employees. These payments will be taxed at the marginal rate, which is the same tax rate as their NORMAL Pay.

All payments made using this type will be calculated using the base rate, from the following sections, in the following prority;

  1. The Award Rate Pay Rate, where the set rate (100%) has been changed
  2. The Employees Advanced Pay Set Up unless Calculate Base Rate on Advanced Pay Settings is selected,
  3. The Employees Special Award Rate,
  4. The Employees Hours paid at $ in their Award & Agreement.


Time & Half

e-PayDay® Payroll Software - Time and Half (Default Pay Type)

Time & Half is generally a payment to an Employee at 1.5 times their base hourly rate and is paid as an incentive to work on a particular day (such as Saturday) or as government-mandated compensation for having workers work on particular days (such as public holidays). These payments will be taxed at the marginal rate, which is the same tax rate as their NORMAL Pay.

All payments made using this type will be calculated using the base rate (multipled by 1.5 or 150%), from the following sections, in the following prority;

  1. The Employees Advanced Pay Set Up unless Calculate Base Rate on Advanced Pay Settings is selected,
  2. The Employees Special Award Rate,
  3. The Employees Hours paid at $ in their Award & Agreement.


Double Time

e-PayDay® Payroll Software - Double Time (Default Pay Type)
Double Time is generally a payment to an Employee at 2 times their base hourly rate and is paid as an incentive to work on a particular day (such as Sunday) or as government-mandated compensation for having workers work on particular days (such as public holidays). These payments will be taxed at the marginal rate, which is the same tax rate as their NORMAL Pay.

All payments made using this type will be calculated using the base rate (multipled by 2 or 200%), from the following sections, in the following prority;

  1. The Employees Advanced Pay Set Up unless Calculate Base Rate on Advanced Pay Settings is selected,
  2. The Employees Special Award Rate,
  3. The Employees Hours paid at $ in their Award & Agreement.

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Last modified: 2019/04/26

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