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  1. Click Employees > Edit Employees or
    Click Employees from the Side Bar.
  2. Select the employee to edit (click once to highlight).
  3. Click Edit.
  4. Click Superannuation.
  5. Update the following fields will the relevant Year to Date Balances.
    1. Superannuation Guarantee Paid: Total Employer SG that has been recorded in as paid in the current Financial Year (1/07/XX – 30/06/XX).
    2. Superannuation Guarantee YTD: Total Employer SG that has accumulated in the current Financial Year (1/07/XX – 30/06/XX).
    3. OTE for SG YTD: Total Wages / Salary paid in the current Financial Year (1/07/XX – 30/06/XX) that is considered to be Ordinary Time Earnings (OTE) and is used as part of your mandatory Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting.
    4. Total Employee Contribution: Total Non-Concessional (After Tax) Superannuation Contribution Deductions Superannuation Contribution Deductions for this Financial Year.
    5. Superannuation Salary Sacrifice: Total Concessional (Before Tax) Superannuation Contribution Deductions for this Financial Year.
    6. Total RESC Contribution: Total Reportable Employer Superannuation Contribution (RESC) – specifically contributions (over 10.50%) as part of an employee’s individual salary package for this Financial Year.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Click Taxation.
  8. Click Balances.
  9. Click Edit.
  10. Enter the opening taxation balance into the appropriate fields.
    1. Employee Year-To-Date Balances.
      1. Gross Income: Adjust the total gross (every amount that has been paid to an employee) for the current financial year, EXCLUDING Lump sum payments (A, B, ETP, D, E), salary sacrifice/s and Allowances reported separately in the Allowance Box.
      2. Leave Loading YTD: Adjust the total of the 17.50% Loading when taking Annual Leave
      3. Total Tax YTD: Adjust the Total Tax Year to Date Total Tax YTD amount does not include ETP Tax when it is reported on the payment summary.
      4. Lump Sum A: Adjust the total PAID Unused holiday pay and unused long service leave.
      5. CDEP (Community Development Employment Project): Adjust the Gross salary or wages paid from a CDEP wages grant.
      6. Total Deductions: Adjust the total of ALL BEFORE and AFTER Tax Deductions (excluding Union amounts).
      7. Lump Sum B: Adjust the total PAID Unused long service leave that accrued before 16 August 1978.
      8. Total GST: Adjust the total PAID Good and Services Tax
      9. Total Net Pay: Adjust the Total Net Pay received
      10. Termination C: Adjust the total ETP value
      11. No ABN Gross IncomeIf employee’s tax type is PAYG Voluntary Agreement yet no ABN has been supplied, Adjust the total No ABN Gross Income.
      12. Taxable Allowances: Adjust the Total Taxable Allowances paid to date. This amount is included in the Gross income shown in the Employee’s balances but is reported separately as an Allowance on the Payment Summary.
      13. Lump Sum D: Adjust the total Redundancy Payments
      14. No ABN Total Tax: If employee’s tax type is PAYG Voluntary Agreement yet no ABN has been supplied, Adjust the total No ABN Total Tax:
      15. Non-Tax Allowances: Adjust the total Non-Taxable Allowances paid to date.
      16. Lump Sum E: Adjust the total ETP value
      17. Other Income: Adjust the total of all income considered to be from a Foreign Source, Scholarship, Bursaries, Grants, or Awards income. These payments are generally tax-exempt and are reported on the Payment Summary in the Other Income field.
      18. HELP / SFSS Tax: Adjust the total of all Higher Education Contribution Scheme Tax or Financial Supplement Tax which has been deducted as part of the Tax instalment during each pay run. This amount is also included in the value in the Total Tax field.
      19. Non-Super Salary Sacrifice: Adjust the total Salary sacrifice not attributable to a super fund.
      20. Allowance in Gross box: Adjust the total of ALL Allowances included in the Gross income. This amount will not be reported separately as an Allowance, in MyGov.
      21. Additional Tax: Adjust the total additional Tax amount for the employee.
      22. Super Salary Sacrifice: Adjust the total Concessional (Before Tax) Superannuation Contribution Deductions for this Financial Year.
      23. * Non-Reportable Allowance*: Adjust the total taxable and non-tax allowances which are not reported to the ATOThis amount is not included in Gross income shown in the Employee’s balances and is also not reported anywhere in MyGov.
      24. Exempt foreign employment income: Adjust the total Foreign employment income that is exempt from Australian Tax. This amount is included in the Total Tax field but is subtracted before the total tax amount is reported on the payment summary.
      25. Workplace Giving: Adjust the total Pre-Tax donations
      26. Reportable Superannuation Contributions: Adjust the total Reportable Employer Superannuation Contributions (RESC) for this Financial Year.
      27. Union/Professional association: Adjust the total Union fees deducted from the employee’s pay
      28. Union/Professional association name: Adjust the name of the Union
      29. Additional payments applied over the whole financial year: Adjust the total of all Payments using Schedule 5 – Method B(ii)
      30. Tax Paid: Adjust the total tax withheld when using Schedule 5 – Method B(ii)
      31. Deductible amount of the undeducted purchase price of the annuity: Adjust the total foreign pension or annuity
      32. Foreign Tax Paid: Adjust the total tax paid for Foreign Income
    2. ETP Values
      1. Payment Date: If required, Adjust the date the ETP was paid
      2. Payment Tax Code:  If required, Adjust the applicable ETP Tax Code
      3. * Pre-July 1983 Segment*: If required, Adjust the Pre-July 1983 Segment of the Employment Termination Payment.
      4. Taxable Component: If required, Adjust the total Taxable Component of the employees’ Employment Termination Payment.
      5. Invalidity Segment: If required, Adjust the total Invalidity Segment of the Employment Termination Payment.
      6. Total Tax Withheld: If required, Adjust the total Tax Withheld from the Employment Termination Payment.
      7. ETP Rollover Segment: If required, Adjust the ETP Rollover Segment of the Employment Termination Payment.
  11. Click Save
  12. Click Allowances and Deductions.
  13. Select the Allowance or Deduction you would like to edit.
  14. Click Edit
  15. Adjust the YTD Amount in YTD $.
  16. Click Save then Exit.
  17. Click Exit again to close the Employee Window.
  18. Once the Employee’s YTD Balances have been updated, run a health check BEFORE creating and submitting ANY data to the ATO
    1. Click Pay Day > Health Check > Check YTD Balances against Transactions
    2. An alert will display detailing the total of all pays YTD compared to the Employee Balances and will detail if there are errors. THERE SHOULD BE NO ERRORS.
  19. An Update event will need to be sent to the ATO to advise them of the corrections, read here.
Revision: 7
Last modified: Jul 25, 2022