the salary sacrifice amount on the payment summaries doesn't match the employee report, Where do they pull the figures from.

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the salary sacrifice amount on the payment summaries doesn't match the employee report. Does anyone know where they pull the figures from with the payment summaries
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megan

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John G, Information Support Analyst

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Hi Megan,

Welcome to the Reckon Community.

Salary Sacrifice Amounts will be reported to the RESC field on the Payment Summary together with other amounts that are reportable, like Employer Additional (EA) and Super Guarantee payments exceeding the statutory rates (greater than 9.5%) and super payments made to employees earning less than $450 per month.  

Which product are you using?
Reckon One/ Reckon Accounts Hosted?


regards,
John
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Hi John:
one employee has full salarie sacrifice into his super account everytime he gets paid.
Amount on pays report for last financial year is $6660 but the reportable employer super contributions on group certificate is coming up as $6114. How should i explain the difference of $546?

Thanks 
Wendy 
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Hi Wendy, this is what I had to do to fix the problem, it worked!!


Run a Super Report by Employee, filter for the employee and the the whole year date range.

Modify the report and in the columns select RESC Amount.

There is a possibility that an amount of salary sacrifice is not set as a RESC amount.

This will identify which pay(s) are causing the issue.

You will need to open the pay.

Take a screen shot of the existing pay.

Unlock the pay, delete the super salary sacrifice item from the pay and then re enter.

Confirm the balances in the pay are the same as the screen shot

Save and close the pay.

Hopefully the Super report will now be updated to show the amount as RESC amount
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Thank you this sorted out my issue.
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Annelle McLaughlin

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......just want to confirm the setup of the salary sacrifice on the payroll item list, TAXES -is the PAYG box supposed to be ticked and also do I need to tick all payroll items  in payment contributions.

My issue is the payment summary is one (1) SS contribution in the payment summary but the report are all correct. Can someone help....

Annelle
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John G, Information Support Analyst

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Hello Annelle, welcome to the Reckon community.

Yes, tick the item PAYG Tax on the Taxes screen.  RA will calculate tax on the full salary amount so by ticking PAYG Tax you'll be adding the tax on this component back, so that overall tax is charged on salary amount minus the sacrificed super amount.

In Include payments in contribution you should tick all payroll items on which super is payable.  

In comparing the Payment Summary to a report, make sure both are on the same date basis.  Remember that the Payment Summary uses the Date Paid to determine which financial year the pay is in.  


Hope this helps.


regards,
John.
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Sian Ward

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Hi John,
I have 4 employees that have different amounts of RESC on their PAYG then what is in Reckon? Two are different by a huge amount. What would be causing this?
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Welcome to the Reckon Community Sian.

What Report are you comparing the RESC field on the Payment Summary to?

Run a Super Report by Employee, modify the columns to show you the key data - Payroll Item, Amount, Contribution Type and RESC Amount.  Are there any RESC amounts for contribution types SA and CA? 

Hope this helps.

regards,
John.
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Sian Ward

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Hi John,

 

It looks like there is a portion of the SA amount in the RESC column? Is that right? And how do I fix that?
Thankyou
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John G, Information Support Analyst

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Hi Sian,

The SA is the Super Guarantee which is legislated at 9.5%.  

Why is more than 9.5% being paid?  Should another Super payroll item be used?

Any amounts in excess of legislation will be posted to RESC.  Super Salary Sacrifice (SS) and Employer Additional (EA) automatically post to RESC.  


hope this helps.

regards,
John
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Hi,

these guys are paid from an EBA so they get a set amount of super each week. We have one who gets more than that to his super which is the one that has extra amounts in his RESC column. I had the flat rate set in payroll items and the difference between the flat rate and what he gets is what is in the RESC column. The other two have a few weeks where nothing is in their RESC column,? how do i amend those?
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Thanks Sian,

Where your Super is set by an EBA you should use the Super type Collective Agreement (CA).  This lets you specify the rate that will be treated as an SA even though it differs from the official rate of 9.5% and does not impact on RESC.  You may need a number of CA items to cover any variations you have in Super payments.  Only amounts above the CA specified rate will be posted to RESC.

Hope this helps.


regards,
John.