I’ve accidentally made a mistake on my payrun and submitted it with the incorrect dates to the ATO. I’ve already resubmitted a correct payrun. How can I delete the wrong one?
I agree Peter - I'd like to see the ability to "Hide" unsuccessful (eg "Error") submissions!
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Once an STP file is successfully submitted, it can't be deleted - Unfortunately, this is the ATO's configuration as they require a complete audit trail. It will however, be overridden by the data in the most current successful submission so no further action required on your part 😊
Thanks for prompt response.
The 'old or faulty' payrun did not get overwritten since the mistake was made in the payrun date. So the system considers it new payrun.
The figures however are all the same.
Should I contact the ATO?
Could I maybe change the figures in the to be deleted payrun to all 0's? The at least the final dollar total is correct.
Hmmm, have done that, but the new $0 payrun, with the same name, did not overwrite the incorrect existing one.
So, double trouble.
It doesn't display as "overwritten" at our end but the most recent data is what will be reporting as current, incorporating whatever corrections you made.
Something to keep in mind is Single Touch Payroll submissions are reported on a year to date basis only. Any subsequent submissions you've sent successfully AFTER this particular one you're referring to will have already updated your balances as Shaz has outlined above.
So wait untill the end of the financial year to see if the $ totals work out?
Maybe Reckon should incorporate a marker of sorts beside the superceded payruns? So the data remains, as per ATO requirements, but it is clearly indicated as being obsolete for the reckon clients.