Hi guys. Payroll Question: Calculated as 7.6 hrs per day, how do I record minutes...ie if somebody works an extra thirty minutes do I record it as 0.5 or 0.30? So weekly hours 38.5 or 38.30? And if extra thirty mins over time is is 0.5 or 0.30. Thank you
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Kevin Russell, Accredited Partner
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You can do either depending on your reckon settings. Minutes are expressed as 0:30 with the colon. Fractions as 0.1 with the decimal point. Thanks for you question
Acctd 4 (Shaz) (Reckon Accredited Bookkeeper/Regd BAS Agent), Accredited Partner
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Hi Nicola
This depends on what Preference is selected  Go to "Edit" dropdown menu > Preferences. Under "General" in the Preferences List, on the "Company" tab, see under "Time Format" where you can choose between Decimal or Minutes.
Personally, I find it easier to work in decimal (which is what "7.6" hrs is)
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Thank you I work in decimals so 7.6 hours per day. So if a person works 30 mins over time on the overtime section is it recorded as 0:30. If not what is the correct way of recording thirty and one hour overtime if working in decimals?
Thank you
Thank you
Kevin Russell, Accredited Partner
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If you want to express it in scientific notation it's 1.5 yes.
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Hi Kevin
Sorry new to this;
Say for instance I earn $50 per hour in the overtime section when I enter 0:30 it calculates it as earning $25 (which is correct?) but if I enter 0.5 it’s more than $25  confused ! Does this mean the payroll item ‘overtime ‘is not set up correctly?’ Thank you
Sorry new to this;
Say for instance I earn $50 per hour in the overtime section when I enter 0:30 it calculates it as earning $25 (which is correct?) but if I enter 0.5 it’s more than $25  confused ! Does this mean the payroll item ‘overtime ‘is not set up correctly?’ Thank you
Kevin Russell, Accredited Partner
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Nope. Have you set the time preferences under general to decimal?
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