Payroll Settings

Decide whether employees are able to access their payslips via their profile and choose what employees see in their payslip.

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Written by Nigel Lim
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In this guide, you will learn how to customize Payboy's payroll system according to your company's payroll policy. These are the following settings that can be changed:

  • Scheduling payment periods and default payment date(s) of the month

  • Notifications for payday

  • Levies and Contributions paid via CPF, including Skills Development Levy (SDL) and Self-Help Groups (SHG)

  • Adjusting payslip information to be sent to employees

  • Enabling the payslip module on the employee portal

Accessing Payroll Settings

  • From the side menu, head to Payroll > Payroll Settings

  • You will be brought to the following page where you can edit payroll settings

Payment periods

  • You can change the number of payment periods accorded to employees per month

  • For more information on payment periods and how they work, click here

Payment date notifications

  • Under this setting, you can select whether to send an email notification to employees to inform them of their coming payday

  • You can also select how many days in advance the notification will be sent. It can be up to 30 days before

CPF levies and contributions (for ALL employees)

Customize payslip settings

  • To enable email notification for employees when the payslips are published

  • Choose whether payslip IDs (e.g. #00000XXX) will be shown to employees

  • Choose whether a PDF file of the payslip will be attached to notification emails to employees

  • Choose whether PDF files are password protected
    (Note: The default password will be set as the employee's NRIC or relevant identification number)

  • Choose whether to include employee addresses in the payslip, to facilitate physical mailing. Also, select the formatting of where the address is located

  • Choose whether pay items of the same type are combined into a single entry on payslips (e.g. all Salary items, all Reimbursements, all Additions, all Deductions, etc.)

  • Choose whether you want the paid days to be reflected in payslips

  • Choose whether to include the number of leave days the employee has left (Note: This displays the balance of leaves left for the year and not for the month)

Employee portal settings

  • Check the checkbox of the Enable Payslip Module on the Employee Portal
    (Note: Employees will be able to access their previously generated payslips on the left side panel when logging in to Payboy) 

  • Choose whether to show the countdown to payday on the employee portal

(Note: The following will show up on the employee dashboard if the checkbox is checked)

  • Choose if you would like to let employees and/or managers to request adhoc pay items for themselves.

  • Once done, click Submit  to verify all changes

Feel free to contact us if you face any difficulties through the support chat icon on the bottom right of the screen or email We will get back to you within 3 working days.

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