JOB KEEPER - PAYG

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I've created a payslip to pay a jobkeeper top up amount but the PAYG is not calculating. I have checked my payroll settings and it is ticked. Any suggestions on how to fix please?
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Jo Arnold

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Posted 2 months ago

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Linda Putland, Accredited Partner

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Is this a separate payment you are doing - is the tax coming up as Nil because it only incorporates the topup amount?

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Correct.  It is a separate payment for a top up amount only.  Why would the payg not calculate on a top up only amount?  More importantly, how can I rectify it?
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you will need to do some manual calculations - the Paycheque screen isn't a mind reader - and isnt aware that the employee already has had some pay for the period... so if you are creating a new paycheque -
1. is this a topup for a week or a fortnight?
2. How much have they already been paid for that week or fortnight? 

so for example - if the person is only on the normal tax free threshold and the amount you are topping them up is taking their pay for a fortnight to a total gross of $1500 - then there total tax would be $192... but you need to take into account any tax already deducted from the previous amounts paid and deduct tax on the topup amount that takes them to a total of $192.. as you can see its quite manual - but this is what you need to do if doing a topup pay run outside of the normal pay cycle.

Once you have worked this out - just enter the negative amount required for tax in the PAYG box of the bottom right window of the Paycheque.
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