Create or edit a pay template for an employee

Add or update recurring or regular earnings, benefits, reimbursements or deductions on an employee's pay template.

What to include in a pay template

  • At least one earnings line with the employee's ordinary pay rate (set within the Employment tab).
  • Recurring pay items that appear on your employee's payslip including earnings, deductions and reimbursements.
  • A superannuation line using the super guarantee (SG) contribution type and either the statutory rate, or percentage of earnings calculation type.

    When you add a superannuation line, payroll uses the fund details from the employee's Employment tab. If you haven't added a membership yet, the fund shows as 'Fund Details Pending'.

Add pay items to a pay template

  1. In the Payroll menu, select Employees.
  2. Click the employee's name to open their details.
  3. Click the Pay Template tab.
  4. Add each line you need to the template and enter the pay item details. For example, Add Earnings Line to add an earnings line.

    Add a custom pay item if you don't see the one you're looking for.

  5. Click Save.

Edit a pay template to add, change or remove a pay item on a pay template

  1. In the Payroll menu, select Employees.
  2. Click the employee's name.
  3. Click the Pay Template tab.
  4. Either:
    • Select an Earnings, Deduction, Superannuation or Reimbursement type to add to the template, for example Add Deductions Line.
    • Click a line of the pay template to edit it.
    • Click the delete icon Image of the close icon. at the end of a line to remove it.
  5. Click Save.

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