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How to Process Parental or Maternity Leave?

Author @Microkeeper
Category Payroll Rules
Last Modified 20/08/2017

To process parental or Maternity leave, it's best to use our Extra Rules feature.

Navigate to Menu > Settings > Payroll Rules > Extra Rules, Click the Create Extra Rule button. 

  • Title: "Parental Leave". This title will help you to easily identify the rule when managing your payroll.
  • Employee: Select the employee from the drop-down list. It is important to ensure that the correct employee is selected so that the payment is made to the right person.
  • Type: Fixed. This type of rule ensures that a specific amount is paid for each instance of parental leave, regardless of the employee's regular pay.
  • Value: Enter the amount to be paid. This can be adjusted according to your company's policy or the relevant employment laws.
  • Multiplier: Ensure this is set to 1. This ensures that the full amount is paid for each instance of parental leave.
  • Classification: Select Extra to eliminate any Super and Leave Entitlements.
  • STP Category: Select Paid Parental. This category ensures that the payment is correctly reported via STP
  • Job Recording: Select the cost center if applicable.