Payslip

Click on Payroll…Payslip.

The employee’s Payslip displays the earnings, deductions, company contributions and fringe benefits of the employee, as well as the nett salary payable to the employee. Certain values will automatically be added by the system, certain values can be added manually on the payslip, and other values need to be defined on other views in order to display on the payslip.

Field Description
Basic salary The basic salary will default from the Hours and Rates view. The salary can be adjusted if the employee must not be paid their full salary.
Tax The amount of tax to be deducted from the employee is calculated automatically. The following elements influence the tax calculation:
* Tax status selected on the Employee Details view,
* Employee’s age at the end of the tax year (calculated from the date of birth entered on the Employee detail view),
* The employee’s employment start and end dates,
* Changes made on the employee’s Benefit Details view, and
* Processing done on the payslip.
UIF deduction and company contribution UIF (Unemployment Insurance Fund) contributions are calculated automatically, unless a reason is selected on the Employee Details view to exclude the employee from UIF. Click on the UIF definition if you need to make adjustments to year to date UIF values- i.e. you need to add or remove calculated values from prior periods that were incorrectly included or excluded.
SDL company contribution The SDL (Skills Development Levy) contribution is calculated automatically, unless the employee is excluded from the SDL calculation on the Employee details view. Click on the SDL definition if you need to make adjustments to year to date SDL values- i.e. you need to add or remove calculated values from prior periods that were incorrectly included or excluded.
Pension fund deduction and company contribution The pension fund contributions can be added by selecting to add Pension as a deduction. A pension fund must first be defined under Company…Setup benefit details. See Defining Pension Fund
Provident fund deduction and company contribution The provident fund contributions can be added by selecting to add Provident Fund as a deduction. A provident fund must first be defined under Company…Setup benefit details. See Defining Provident Fund
Retirement Annuity deduction and company contribution The retirement annuity contributions will default from the details entered on the employee’s Benefit Details view in the Retirement Annuities section. No adjustments to retirement annuity contributions are allowed on the Payslip view.
Company Medical Aid deduction and company contribution The medical aid contributions can be added by selecting to add Medical aid as a deduction. A medical aid must first be defined under Company…Setup benefit details. See Defining Medical Aid
Medical Aid Fringe Benefit If the employee’s medical aid contributions give rise to a fringe benefit, the medical aid fringe benefit will calculate automatically, using details as entered on the employee’s Benefit Details view.

Payslip definition templates

A complete list of available payslip definitions is available on the global payslip definitions view.

The purpose of a template is to filter this complete list of definitions – only the filtered list of payslip definitions as selected in the template will be visible on the payslip.

You can add definitions to and remove definitions from your template. You can also change the order in which definitions display on-screen and print on payslips and reports on your template.

For more detail on payslip definition templates, click here.