During a pay run, e-PayDay® will review the award the employee is linked to for the rate of pay and accruals. If there is a tick next to Annual Leave, when this pay rate is used in the pay run, e-PayDay® will confirm the selected items and accrue as necessary. If there was NO tick next to Annual Leave, the accrual could not accrue, even though the rule is established.

  1. Click Pay Types > New Pay Rate or
    Click Pay Types from the Side Bar, Navigate to Pay Type, click on the drop-down menu and change to Pay Rate then click New.
  2. Enter the Description.
  3. Select Paid by.
    A unit pay rate allows employees to be paid on a unit basis and the total number of units should be entered during the pay run. However if a Per Unit Pay Rate is used during a Pay Run and the accrual method (set within the employees’ award) is set to Per Hour Pro-Rata, the accruals will NOT calculate on this Pay Rate.
    1. Per Day
    2. Per Hour
    3. Per Kilometre
    4. Per Lump Sum
    5. Per Month
    6. Per Pay Period
    7. Per Unit
    8. Per Unit – Punnet
    9. Per Week
  4. Enter the Amount ( $ or % ).
  5. If the employee is entitled to earn more super on this pay rate, enter the Superannuation % in Using Super as set in the employees’ file instead of X.XX%.
    1. Once a valus is entred into this field, the label will change to Using Special Super Rule of XX.XX%.
  6. Select the Tax Treatment. Please obtain advice from your Accountant/Bookkeeper or the ATO to select the apprpriate Tax Treatment.
    1. Annual Leave
    2. Annual Leave Cashed Out – Schedule 5, Method A
    3. Annual Leave Cashed Out – Schedule 5, Method B (ii)
    4. Back Payment for a Prior Financial Year, Over $1200 (Schedule 5 – Method B (ii) – Lump Sum E)
    5. Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method A)
    6. Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (i))
    7. Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (ii))
    8. CDEP Annual Leave (Taxed at 0% for 100% CDEP) (CDEP)    
    9. CDEP Long Service Leave (Taxed at 0% for 100% CDEP) (CDEP)  
    10. CDEP Public Holidays (Taxed at 0% for 100% CDEP) (CDEP)  
    11. CDEP Sick Leave (Taxed at 0% for 100% CDEP) (CDEP)  
    12. Community Development Employment Program Scheme Participant Supplement (Taxed at 0% for 100% CDEP) (CDEP)
    13. Community Development Employment Program Wages (Taxed at 0% for 100% CDEP) (CDEP)  
    14. Education  
    15. Employment Termination Payment, Death benefit dependants ETP (Taxed at 0%) (ETP)    
    16. Employment Termination Payment, Death benefit dependants ETP (Taxed at 47%) (ETP)    
    17. Employment Termination Payment, Death benefit non-dependants ETP (Taxed at 32%) (ETP)    
    18. Employment Termination Payment, Death benefit non-dependants ETP (Taxed at 47%) (ETP
    19. Employment Termination Payment, Foreign resident No TFN (Taxed at 45%) (ETP
    20. Employment Termination Payment, Post-June 94 Invalidity (Taxed at 0%) (ETP)
    21. Employment Termination Payment, Pre-July 83 Invalidity (Taxed at 0%) (ETP)    
    22. Employment Termination Payment, Life benefit (Taxed at 17%) (ETP)    
    23. Employment Termination Payment, Life benefit (Taxed at 32%) (ETP)    
    24. Employment Termination Payment, Life benefit (Taxed at 47%) (ETP)  
    25. Employment Termination Payment, No TFN (Taxed at 47%) (ETP)    
    26. Employment Termination Payment, Rolled over (Taxed at 0%) (ETP)  
    27. Exempt foreign employment income (Not Taxed, Reportable to ATO)    
    28. GST (Taxed at 0%)    
    29. Long Service Leave    
    30. Long Service Leave Cashed Out – Schedule 5, Method A
    31. Long Service Leave Cashed Out – Schedule 5, Method B (ii)
    32. Ordinary Pay    
    33. Overtime  
    34. Paid Parental Leave
    35. Personal Leave 
    36. Public Holidays    
    37. RDO’s  
    38. Return to Work Payments (Taxed at 34.5%)
    39. Redundancy / Invalidity / Retirement payments (Taxed at 0%) (Lump Sum D)
    40. Unused Annual Leave accrued before 18/8/1993 (Taxed at 32% – Lump Sum A)
    41. Unused Annual Leave accrued after 17/8/1993 (Taxed at Marginal rates)
    42. Unused Annual Leave, Genuine Redundancy (Taxed at 32% – Lump Sum A)
    43. Unused Long Service accrued before 16/8/78 (5% of the total taxed at marginal rates – Lump Sum B)
    44. Unused Long Service accrued between 16/8/78 and 17/8/93 (Taxed at 32% – Lump Sum A)
    45. Unused Long Service accrued after 17/8/1993 (Taxed at Marginal rates)
    46. Unused Long Service, Genuine Redundancy (Taxed at 32% – Lump Sum A)
    47. TIL
    48. Variable Tax    
  7. If required, change the following fields,
    1. Tax
      1. Payroll Tax
    2. Reporting
      1. Report to
    3. Accruals
      1. Long Service Leave
      2. Annual Leave
      3. Superannuation (OTE)
      4. RDO’s
      5. Personal Leave
      6. Union/Professional association
      7. Super Deducted before tax is calculated Before ticking Super Deducted before tax is calculated, please obtain advice from your Accountant/Bookkeeper or the ATO.
  8. Click Save then Exit.
Revision: 25
Last modified: 2020/01/21

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