1. Ensure you have added an Back Pay Pay Rate
  2. When composing the Employees Pay, click Line 2.
  3. Select Back Pay.
  4. Enter the Back Pay QTY.
    1. If Tax Treatment Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method A) was selected when adding the Back Pay Pay Rate, the following alert will be displayed,
      1. Tax Adjustment. Using a Method A Pay Rate Type will apportion withholding (tax) over a defined period. Enter the number of Pay Periods to apportion withholding (tax) for this Pay Rate Type. If Cancel is clicked, tax will automatically be apportioned over ONE Pay Period. The number must be between 1 and 52
      2. Enter the number of pay periods you wish to apportion withholding (tax) over.
      3. Click Ok.
    2. If Tax Treatment Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (i)) was selected when adding the when adding the Back Pay Pay Rate, the following alert will be displayed,
      1. Back payment apply to a specific period in the current finanical year. Only the pays in the period below is used with the calculations
        1. Select the Start Date and End Date that the back payment needs to be applied to.
      2. Click Ok.
    3. If Tax Treatment Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (iI)) or Back Payment for a Prior Financial Year, Over $1200 (Schedule 5 – Method B (ii) – Lump Sum E) was selected when adding the when adding the Back Pay Pay Rate, withholding (tax) will be automatically apportioned over the whole year (52 Weekly, 26 Fortnightly or 12 Monthly pay runs).
  5. Make any other changes as necessary.
  6. Click Pending or OK to save all changes.
Revision: 13
Last modified: May 22, 2020

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