Change or delete pay items

Make changes to your organisation's pay items or delete pay items you no longer use in payroll.

Edit a pay item

Once a pay item is in use in a pay template or pay run, you can edit everything except the category.

  1. From Settings, click General Settings.
  2. Under Features, click Payroll Settings.
  3. Click the Pay Items tab.
  4. Select the type of pay item (for example, Earnings).
  5. Click the three dots on the right of the pay item you want to edit, then select Edit.

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  6. Edit the relevant account details as needed.

    You can't select a system account for your pay item account. If it's already a system account, you'll need to change it.

  7. Click Save.

Delete a pay item

You can only delete a pay item if it's not in a pay template, pay run, or in employee opening balances.

  1. From Settings, click General Settings.
  2. Under Features, click Payroll Settings.
  3. Click the Pay Items tab.
  4. Select the type of pay item (for example, Earnings).
  5. Click the three dots on the right of the pay item you want to delete, then select Delete.
  6. Click Delete to confirm.