Add a pay item

Set up the types of earnings, benefits, deductions, reimbursements, time off, and earnings orders you use for payroll with pay items.

  1. From the Settings menu, click Payroll Settings.

  2. Click the Pay Items tab.

  3. Under the Add button, select the pay item type you want.

    If you are creating a custom pay item for Earnings, and it is your employee's main source of earning, select Regular Earnings to see this in the employee's employment tab.

  4. Name the pay item and complete any other details as needed.

  5. Click Add.

After setting up your organisation's pay items, you can make a one-time adjustment whenever you like or add them to your employees' pay templates and time off balances to make them recurring.

Types of pay items

You can add the following kinds of pay items:

  • Earnings include pay items such as wages, tips, bonuses, or commissions.

  • Benefits are pay items such as employer pension contributions or health insurance.

  • Deductions include pay items such as retirement contributions or student loans.

  • Reimbursements are pay items such as mileage expenses or travel allowances.

  • Time off include pay items such as sick leave, holiday, and statutory time off.

  • Earnings orders (attachment of earning) include pay items such as child support or civil debts.

Image showing the pay type list under the Add button.