Payroll Module Setup, Payroll tab

Generate Payroll Batch

When Pay Regular Hours for Hourly Rate Employee is turned on, the number of hours to pay is defaulted to the working hours that the Roster Table/Global Working Hrs defined for the employee.

When Pay Regular Days for Daily Rate Employee is turned on, the number of days to pay is defaulted to the PAY DAYS that defined in the  Daily Salary Based on (in the Prorated Salary / No Pay Rate Basis section), but if the Daily Salary Based on is set either Roster Normal Day or Roster Normal +Rest Days, it considers the Roster Table defined for the employee.

The option for Final Payment for Annual Leave Balance based on is defined by User Defined Formula

Examples for Final Payment for Annual Leave Balance based on
    • [12MthsAverageDailyRate]                                  (Recommended)
    • [BasicSalary]/[DaysInMonth]
    • [BasicSalary]/[WorkdaysInMonth]
    • [BasicSalary]/30

When Exclude MPF Contribution Voucher in GL Voucher is turned on, only the payroll voucher will be displayed on the GL Voucher Excel File generated from Generate GL Voucher

When Enable Multiple Cost Centre per Employee is turned on, Multiple cost centre per employee is available.

Decimal Place
The rounding method for Daily RateMPF Contributions and ORSO Contributions are the common Round Off (Half Round Up)
The rounding method for Net Salary is Round Up


When Payroll Calculation is compliant with Employment (Amendment) Ordinance 2007 is turn on, the daily rate for these Leave Pays (Holiday Pay, Annual Leave Pay, Sick Leave Pay and Maternity Leave Pay) will be based on 12-months average wage.

Prorated Salary / No Pay Rate Basis

Daily Salary based on also known as Paid Days Definition. This is how system determine daily rate from monthly rate. See "Daily Salary based on" Explanation and How to determine Daily Salary?

Usually No Pay Rate is same as Pay Rate. But you can define a No Pay Leave Rate Formula in Employee Class to override.

If No Pay Leave Pay by Hourly Rate is selected, hourly rate is determine by Daily working hours. See How to calculate Hourly Rate from Daily Rate?

Payroll Period

Payroll Period is able to change only when there is no Payroll Batches exists.