Set up a casual employee

Set up an employee who works on a casual basis and receives their holiday pay with each pay run.

Employee Details

  1. Go to Payroll, then click Employees.
  2. Click Add Employee.
  3. Enter the basic information for the employee.
  4. Click Save.

Employment Details

  1. Click the Employment tab.
  2. Select the start date and pay calendar, then click New Salary & Wages.
  3. Enter the employee's Regular Earnings Type.
  4. Enter details for:

    • Salary & Wages Type, select Hourly.
    • Days per Week, enter 0.
    • Hours per Day, enter 0.
    • Hourly Amount, enter the employee's hourly wage.
  5. Select the Effective Date for the new wage information.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Click Save.

Tax Details

  1. Click the Taxes tab.
  2. Complete the employee's tax declaration.
  3. Enter the employee's KiwiSaver contribution information.
  4. Click Save.

Leave Details

  1. Click the Leave tab.
  2. Select Include Holiday Pay to pay the employee a percentage of their earnings with each pay.
  3. Enter 0 into the Holiday Pay Opening balance and all the Annual Leave and Sick Leave fields.
  4. Click Save.

Opening Balances

  1. Click the Opening Balances tab.

    If you receive a message that the opening balances are not needed, you don't need to complete the remaining steps.

  2. Click Estimate opening balances.
  3. Delete all rows except one, and enter 0 into all fields.
  4. Click Save.