Release notes: updates to Xero on August 18, 2014
Here's a summary of what we've released:
- Seamless accounting and payroll (AU)
- Changes to pay runs (AU)
- Employee Notes (AU and US)
- Employee screen updates (AU and US)
- Chart of Accounts addition (AU)
Transactions from payroll will seamlessly flow through to, and impact, the general ledger immediately. The wage expenses and associated deductions and reimbursements are represented as a journal.
Reversing errors is much easier as you can now create and post a negative unscheduled pay run.
Capture important information about an employee in the new Notes tab. All notes are time and date stamped, and accessible to the users with Payroll Admin permissions only.
We’ve updated the Employment tab to make it easier to set up US employees. There is also a new employees list layout including search for Australia and a History section to show previous employees.
A new account 804 Wages Payable - Payroll has been added to most organizations’ Chart of Accounts for use in payroll in Xero. This is not a system account and can be edited.