Taxation Module Setup

To set up the taxation information in HRPro, 

General tab


When the Accumulate IR56B/M by HKID is turned on, IR56B/M will accumulate the payrolls of the same HKID to the same sheet regardless of the employee number. Which is applied for one employee with multiple employee number because of multiple employment contract.

When the Accumulate IR56B/M by HKID is turned on, IR56B also included  those terminated contracts unless IR56F/G is already printed for those HKID number.

When Include Area to Address is turned on, the address line of all IR documents will append the Area (in Employee Master, Personal Info Tab) to the Address, e.g. If the Area is KowloonKowloon will be added at the end of the address line of all IR documents. This option is good to turned off if your employee address already contains the area or the address is Chinese.


When the Generate MPF Mandatory Contributions to IR56B Remarks is turned on, an IR56B remarks will be automatically created during the IR56B Generation that accumulated the Employee Mandatory Contributions during the taxation year.

If the check-box option Allow create zero amount IR56B even if no payroll exists is turned on, even there is no payroll batch exists in the taxation year, a zero amount IR56B forms for the eligible employees will be generated in Generate IR56B Batch.

The Tentative number of working days per month and Tentative number of working hours per day are for the calculation of item 11a Monthly rate of fixed income in IR56E for the daily/hourly rate employees if applicable.

Tuning on Enable IR56F 2018 Format (Old Format) is only good for company that 

- already created old IR56F records (for record keeping), or
- wish to continue submit to IRD using the old format if applicable
- using HRPro Desktop Client only


If Ignore $25,000 Consultant/$200,000 Sub-contractor Income Limit for IR56M is turned off, IR56M will not be generated if

    • Subcontracting Fees is not zero and is not more than $200,000 and consultant incomes (Commission, Writer's / Contributor's Fees, Artiste's Fees, Copyright / Royalties, Consultancy / Management Fees) are zero. Or
    • Subcontracting Fees is zero and sum of consultant incomes (Commission, Writer's / Contributor's Fees, Artiste's Fees, Copyright / Royalties, Consultancy / Management Fees) are not more than $25,000
To fulfill the Statutory requirement, this option should be turned off
Employer tab

Click the Add button to define an additional Employer Name, Tax File No., Name, Designation and Address if you have multiple employer (Tax File No.) per database. 

Click the Edit button to edit the Tax File No., Name, Designation information for IR forms declaration as well as the Pay Slip Header of the employer.  

For the [Default] Employer, Employer Name and Address is defined in Company Setup, General tab and the Pay Slip Header is defined in Payroll Module Setup, Pay Slip tab.

To define the Employer of the employee, go to Employee Master, IR tab.

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