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WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

I need to change an employee from monthly to fortnightly pays. One I could change after processing the most recent pay, but the other I can't change. Also, with A/L and P/L accruals, there is no choice for accruing per ordinary hour (only every hour worked)

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  • Kris_WilliamsKris_Williams Member Posts: 1,293 ✭✭✭

    Isn’t accrue by ordinary hour the same as every ordinary hour worked. If you have an overtime rate on which you don’t want to accrue just set that in the rate details

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    Thanks for that. What about the changing employee from monthly to fortnightly? Can I copy an employee's details and slightly change the name, so as not to have to set everything up again?

  • Acctd4Acctd4 Accredited Partner Posts: 936 ✭✭✭

    @Wendy Noooooo ... DON’T Create another employee record! That will cause STP issues.

    Just change the frequency in their employee record 😊

    Shaz Hughes Dip(Fin) ACQ NSW, MICB

    Reckon Accredited Partner (AP) Bookkeeper * Regd BAS Agent (No: 92314 015) *

    ICB-Certified Bookkeeper * Seasonal Tax Consultant since 2003

    Accounted 4 Bookkeeping Services

    Ballajura, WA

    0422 886 003

    [email protected]

    https://www.accounted4bs.com/

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    I tried that but Reckon won't let me change to fortnightly. That was in my original request.

  • BruceBruce Member Posts: 289 ✭✭✭

    Make sure you have removed the employee from any scheduled pay runs - in this case fortnightly

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    The employee wasn't on any scheduled pay runs.

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    The only way I see out of this, is to terminate the monthly paid employee, and re-employee him as a fortnightly employee (different employee number etc)

  • Acctd4Acctd4 Accredited Partner Posts: 936 ✭✭✭

    What error message are you getting when you try to change the pay frequency?

    Shaz Hughes Dip(Fin) ACQ NSW, MICB

    Reckon Accredited Partner (AP) Bookkeeper * Regd BAS Agent (No: 92314 015) *

    ICB-Certified Bookkeeper * Seasonal Tax Consultant since 2003

    Accounted 4 Bookkeeping Services

    Ballajura, WA

    0422 886 003

    [email protected]

    https://www.accounted4bs.com/

  • BruceBruce Member Posts: 289 ✭✭✭

    @Wendy

    Unfortunately I don't have a solution to your problem.

    But like Shaz mentions above I would be extremely nervous about terminating the employee creating a new employee record. As well as the STP issues she has mentioned I would be concerned about the "law of unintended consequences" leading to another problem. Small consolation but can the Help Desk or @Rav provide any guidance

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    Thanks, but that doesn't really solve my problem. I need to change the employee to fortnightly and Reckon won't let me. I have read all the other responses but none solve my problem. Perhaps if I set the employee up with a fortnightly pay schedule Reckon will let me change to fortnightly?

  • RavRav Administrator Posts: 10,091 Administrator
    edited February 17

    Hi Wendy,

    Reckon won't let me.

    To clarify the above, when you say the software won't allow you to, what is happening specifically? Are you encountering an error message? If so, what is it? Can you post a screenshot here if possible.

    What is the specific process you are going through on your attempt to change it?

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    I go into the employee's file and try to change to fortnightly, but I'm not being given the option. I had already changed another employee to fortnightly but this employee I can't

    The screen just blanks it out. I will screen shot when I can if that helps

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    Hi there,

    I still haven't been able to resolve this problem

  • Acctd4Acctd4 Accredited Partner Posts: 936 ✭✭✭

    Hi Wendy

    Yes, please upload a screenshot of the "Payroll Schedule" & "Pay Frequency" fields.

    Shaz Hughes Dip(Fin) ACQ NSW, MICB

    Reckon Accredited Partner (AP) Bookkeeper * Regd BAS Agent (No: 92314 015) *

    ICB-Certified Bookkeeper * Seasonal Tax Consultant since 2003

    Accounted 4 Bookkeeping Services

    Ballajura, WA

    0422 886 003

    [email protected]

    https://www.accounted4bs.com/

  • WendyWendy Member Posts: 35

    Well, I am amazed. I went to the employee file to screen shot and, I have now been able to change to fortnightly! I really appreciate everyone's assistance.

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