Summary

In this guide, you will learn how to customize the 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
  • CPF contributions, 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 30 days before

CPF levies and contributions (for ALL employees)

Customize payslip settings

  • Choose whether payslip IDs (e.g. #00000XXX) will be shown to employees
  • Choose whether the a PDF file of the payslip will be attached in 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.)

Employee portal settings

  • Check the checkbox of the Enable Payslip Module on Employee Portal
    (Note: Employees will be able to access to their previous 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: This following what will show up on the employee dashboard if the checkbox is checked)

  • 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 support@payboy.biz. We will get back to you within 3 working days.

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