1. Click File > New.
  2. In File Name, enter the Legal Entity Name (Company Name).
  3. Click Save.
  4. The Company Information Window will display.
    1. Enter the Legal Entity Name (Company Name).
    2. Enter the Physical or Postal Address of the organisation.
    3. Enter the City/Suburb.
    4. Select the State.
    5. Enter the Postcode.
    6. Select the Country.
    7. Enter the main Phone Number.
    8. Non-compulsory: Enter the Fax Number.
    9. Enter the Company e-Mail Address.
    10. Non-compulsory: Enter the ACN or ARBN.
    11. Enter the ABN or WPN.
      If you have a WPN (Withholding payer number), enter your WPN and begin with 00 (eg. 00-123-456-789).
    12. Enter the Branch Number, which is typically 001 UNLESS you process payroll for multiple GST branches under the ONE (1) ABN.
    13. Non-compulsory: Select the Established / Start Up Date.
    14. Non-compulsory: Select the Installation Date.
    15. Non-compulsory: Click Add to add your Company Logo.
      1. Choose the location of the Company Logo (e.g. USB STICK or EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE) OR Select the Company Logo.
      2. Click Open.
  5. Click Banking.
    1. Select the appropriate Payment Method for wages/salaries and complete all displayed fields.
      1. Cheque: If chosen, there are no additional fields to complete. Skip to Step 7.
      2. Cash: If chosen, there are no additional fields to complete. Skip to Step 7.
      3. ListPay: Payment of wages from your nominated bank account(s) electronically without the need for any special software.
        1. Bank Title: Select the Bank that account is with.
        2. BSB: Enter the BSB (Bank, State, Branch) for the Bank Account.
        3. Account Number: Enter the Bank Account Number.
        4. Account Name: Enter the name on the Bank Account.
        5. Contact Name: Enter the name of the Company Contact Person if there are issues with the ListPay File.
        6. Phone Number: Enter the Phone Number if there are issues with the ListPay File.
      4. Deposit: Payment of wages processed by accessing your Online Banking and manually entering information.
        1. Bank Title: Select the Bank that account is with.
        2. BSB: Enter the BSB (Bank, State, Branch) for the Bank Account.
        3. Account Number: Enter the Bank Account Number.
        4. Account Name: Enter the name on the Bank Account.
      5. FAST-Bank™: Payment of wages processed by accessing your Online Banking and uploading an .ABA (FAST-Bank™) File.
        1. Bank Title: Select the Bank that account is with.
        2. BSB: Enter the BSB (Bank, State, Branch) for the Bank Account.
        3. Account Number: Enter the Bank Account Number.
        4. Account Name: Enter the Account Name.
        5. Name of Remitter: Enter the name of the Person or Company creating the FAST-Bank™ file.
        6. APCA ID Number: Enter the APCA (Australian Payments Clearing Association) ID as provided by your Bank.
        7. Lodgement Reference Number: Enter the Lodgement Reference Number as provided by your Bank.
        8. Balancing File: Select if a Self-balancing transaction batch is required within the FAST-Bank™ file (as advised by your Bank).
        9. Select where you want your FAST-Bank™ file sent to by clicking the ‘Browse…’ button
          1. Click Browse.
          2. Select the location you wish to save your FAST-Bank™ file to each pay run.
          3. Click Open.
        10. You also have the ability to add Holding Accounts for Gross PAYG and SG if FAST-Bank™ is chosen as your Primary Payment Method. HOWEVER, skip this step until the Company is added.
  6. Non-compulsory: Click Pay Run and change any settings as required, read here.
  7. Click Location.
    1. Select the Country.
    2. Select the State/Province/Territory.
  8. Non-compulsory: Click Pay Messages and set up all Pay Advice Messages as required.
  9. Non-compulsory: Click Preferences and make any changes as required.
    1. User Access: Individual user logins. You have the ability to add User Accounts once new Company is saved (then closed and reopened). If you would like to set up User Accounts once you have reopened your Company, please follow Where do I set up a Username and Password (User Access Account) for e-PayDay®?.
    2. e-Mail Settings: Company e-Mail Settings for sending Pay Slips and Payment Summaries. You have the ability to add e-Mail Settings once new Company is saved (then closed and reopened). If you would like to set up Company e-Mail Settings once you have reopened your Company, please follow Where do I set up my Company e-Mail Settings in e-PayDay®?.
  10. Click Government.
    1. Change Electronic Transfer Option to STP (SuperChoice).
    2. Tick Registered as an Employer of WHM’s if you are an Employer of Working Holiday Makers.
    3. Tick Is this employer exempt from FBT under section 57A of the FBTAA 1986? if you are exempt from FBT under section 57A of the FBTAA 1986.
    4. Enter the name of your Company Representative in Taxation Department Authorised Officer.
    5. Enter the name of your Company Representative in Supplier/Contact Name.
    6. Click Copy Company Details to copy the e-Mail, Supplier/Contact Company, Supplier ABN, Street Address, City/Suburb, State, Postcode, Country, Phone Number and Fax Number from Company details.
  11. Click Save then Exit to close the Company window.
Revision: 9
Last modified: 2020/03/18

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