Add a pay item to a draft pay run (for Xero's Pay Run feature)

Add a new pay item while you're entering a draft pay run.

You can add pay items to a pay run in your base currency if you have the Adviser or Standard user role with Payroll Admin.

  1. Go to Accounts, then click Pay Run.

  2. Select the pay run that contains the employee's pay you want to add the pay item to.

  3. Click Next.

  4. Select the check boxes for the employees you want to add the pay item to.

    Select the check boxes for the employees you want to add the pay item to.

  5. Click Add a new line.

  6. Click Add new pay item...

    Select Add a new pay item.

  7. Enter a unique pay item Name, and (optional) Description.
  8. Select a Pay/Tax Type and secondary fields when they apply.

  9. (Optional) Select the Show as default pay item for all employees check box to apply this pay item as the default for all employees.

  10. Select Save.

  11. Enter a quantity next to the pay item in the Qty field on the payslip.

    Image showing how to add quantityto an approved pay run through editing the pay slip.

  12. Click Save.