What do I have to do?
Any Pay Rates that use the outdated Tax Treatments below MUST be updated by following How do I update my Pay Rates Tax Treatment? as you will be unable to post (finalize) any pay runs until this procedure is completed.

What changes have happened?
Tax Treatment Other (Back Pay, Bonus, Commission etc) (Taxed at Marginal Rate) has been removed from Version 19.60 and has been replaced with the following options;

  • Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method A)
  • Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (i))
  • Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (ii))

The following Tax Treatments were previously removed from Versions 19.50 and 18.10,

  • Annual Leave (Cashed Out) (Taxed at Marginal Rate) and Annual Leave and Loading (Cashed Out) (Taxed at Marginal Rate) (Super on 100%) have been replaced with
    • Annual Leave Cashed Out – Schedule 5, Method A and
    • Annual Leave Cashed Out – Schedule 5, Method B (ii)
  • Bonus (Tax Averaged Over Whole Year), Bonus (Tax Averaged Period to Date, Progressive Basis), Commission (Tax Averaged Period to Date, Progressive Basis) and Back Pay up to 12 months (Tax Averaged over whole year) have all been replaced with
    • Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method A)
    • Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (i))
    • Back Payment, Commission, Bonus or similar payment (Schedule 5 – Method B (ii))

How will I know if these Tax Treatments are used in my software?
The following alert will be displayed when e-PayDay® is opened and when you attempt to post the pay run,

e-PayDay® Payroll Software Obsolete Tax Treatments Alert

They will also be indicated in Red in the Pay Types window,

Revision: 51
Last modified: 2019/04/30

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