The process of adding a new employee is divided into 5 sub-categories
Category 1 - Employee Details:
Fill out all the basic information about the new employee.
Ensure that the Tax File Number Declaration Form & Superannuation Standard Choice Form have been provided to the new employee in order to access required information.
Category 2 - Payroll:
For the Pay Type, You will need to choose between hourly, salary(annual) or per job/unit, & once it has been chosen, select the pay frequency and adjust hourly rate if required.
If 'Salary' is chosen, the hourly rate and Pay Period ( will be adjusted automatically but if 'Hourly' is chosen the hourly rate will need to be added manually.
*Pay Period - A recurring length of time over which employee time is recorded and paid. (e.g. 38 - 40 hours a week)
Additionally, On the right hand side, the option for 'overtime work pay' and 'allowances' can be picked if required.
Category 3 - Entitlements:
Entitlements are benefits such as Holiday Pay, Sick Leave etc. for Full-Time or Part-Time employees.
Please refer to Fair Work Ombudsman's Website for more information; https://www.fairwork.gov.au/employee-entitlements/types-of-employees
Category 4 - Taxes:
Tax File Number will be provided once the Tax File Number Declaration Form has been filled out by the employee.
The Tax Band classifies the income tax rate to be paid for each individual employees.
SFSS stands for Student Financial Supplement Scheme; https://www.ato.gov.au/Rates/SFSS-monthly-tax-table
HELP is a loan to help students pay their tuition fees; http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/helppayingmyfees/hecs-help/pages/hecs-help-welcome
For more information, please refer to ATO Website; https://www.ato.gov.au/
Category - Superannuation:
The information to fill out this section can be found o the 'Superannuation Standard Choice Form' completed by the employee.
Certain categories can be left blank for instance, the right hand side column is optional.