Every company has different type of benefits available for the employees in the form of claims or reimbursements.
If this is set properly:
- It will help you manage the claims for all employees effortlessly as the claims will automatically be included in their payslips of the month
- While applying for a claim, employees will be able to see the limit that they are capped to as well as the remaining balance for that particular claim
As the Payroll Administrator, you also have the flexibility to include additional claims beyond the limit of claims directly into the employee's payslip during the payroll generation.
How to create a new Claim Type
- From the side panel, go to Claims > Claim Types
- Click New Claim Type on the top right
- Enter the Description of the claim type
- You can choose to add a Claim Limit. There are several additional functions to this:
1. Select the limit parameters. You can set limits on each claim amount, or limits for each day/week/month/calendar/financial year
2. Set the monetary quantity of the limit
3. Apply the limit to All Employees, or Specific positions
4. Allow for co-payment. This means that the employee has to contribute to paying a portion of the claim. It can be based on a percentage or fixed amount
Note: You are able to add multiple claim limit parameters for a single claim type (e.g. a single claim type can have both per-claim limit and an annual limit)
- Choose whether you want a remark field for employees to include remarks. You can also choose whether to make them mandatory
- Choose whether to add categories to the claim type. These will show up for your employees as a drop-down box when they apply for that claim
- Choose whether to allow for no payout. This means that claims will be approved but not reimbursed (e.g. if an employee uses a company credit card or transport voucher)
- Choose whether employees can set claims past limits. This means that they can indicate a claim with a value greater than the limit, but they will only be reimbursed up to the limit (e.g. A food claim of $8.00 can be indicated, but the employee will be reimbursed up to the limit of $5.00)
- If claims can be set past limits, you can choose to allow higher reimbursement. This means that full reimbursement is still possible if it is approved.
- Prorating is a function that only applies to claim limits in the calendar and financial year. It restricts the limits based on how many months there are left in the year
- Choose employees have to upload a receipt to validate their claim
- Choose whether to archive claims that have been approved
- Choose whether to allow foreign currencies in the claims. For more information on foreign currencies, click here
How to view, edit or delete an existing type of claim
- Head to Claims > Claim Types on the side menu
- Click the View, Edit, or Delete on the row of the respective leave you wish to edit
- If you choose to View, you will be brought to a page where you can view the parameters of the claim. There will also be charts breaking down the number of claims and the total claimed amount, collated on a monthly basis
- If you choose to Edit, you will be brought to the claim's edit page. Follow the instructions in "How to create a new Claim Type" as shown above to make changes to the claim type
- If you choose to Delete, you will be prompted with a warning pop-up. Click Ok to proceed
(Note: You cannot delete claim types when there are claims under that type which are still outstanding. All the claims have to be approved and reimbursed, or otherwise denied or cancelled)
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