This article is to teach payroll admins on how to administrate advanced salary on Payboy's system. Advance Salary has to be created as a pay item first before it can be used to be included in the payroll.

First, create a new Pay Item

  • On the left-side menu, head to Payroll > Pay Items
  • Look in the top right corner of the page and click + New Pay Item
  • For Description, type "Advance Salary"
  • Under Category, select "Salary" from the dropdown list
  • Under CPF type, select "Ordinary wages" from the dropdown list
  • Under IR8A code, select "Gross salary" from the dropdown list
  • You can choose to pay a default amount per payment period, or prorate salary according to the amount of hours or days worked
  • Click Submit to create the pay item

Adding the pay item in the Payroll

  • On the left-side menu, head to Payroll > Generate Payroll
  • Select the Payment Period and employees
  • Scroll and and click Begin Payroll Generation
  • Scroll down and look below the Pay Item header for the +Add More Pay Items button
  • Click the drop-down button and select Advance Salary
  • You will still be able to edit the pay item at this stage if you wish
  • From here, follow the same processes as you would go through in normal payroll generation

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