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Adding A New Allowance or Deduction

  • Ace Payroll handles an almost unlimited number of allowances and deductions.
  • When combined with the Pay Rate Structure this fully handles the structure of any organisation.
  • Allowances are especially useful in organisations where piece rates exist for certain work types, such as $5.50 for each box of apples picked.
  • Deductions are useful when an employer is asked to deduct an amount for a third party, such as Ministry of Justice, WINZ, IRD etc.
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To add a new allowance or deduction to your organisation, from the front screen select Allowances then Add A New Allowance.

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Then from the resulting screen define the relevant fields.

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Set the Calculation Method for the allowance or deduction.

The help screen explains the various available options.

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Finally set the Tax Status.

Allowances or deductions always fit one of the following categories

  • a taxable allowance increases an employee's gross pay and may include things like danger money, dirt money, service allowances etc.
  • a deduction is taken from an employee's after tax income and include union fees, social club, etc.
  • a non taxable allowance is generally of a reimbursing nature such as tool money, meal money etc and are not subject to tax.
  • a reimbursing allowance is exactly the same as a non taxable allowance only it does not show on tax forms.
  • The allowance or deduction is now loaded to your organisation, and available for linking to required employees.
  • If unsure of the process see Employee Linking.

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