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how do i make a meal allowance?

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

An Automated Meal allowance can be created with an "Extra Rule". 

In this example an employee will receive a $20 meal allowance after 9.5 hours.

Navigate to Menu > Settings > Payroll Rules > Extra Rules, click the Create New Rule button to configure the allowance.

Key values to configure:

  • Title: This will be the the Payslip Title that appears on the employees payslip. For example "Meal Allowance".
  • Group/Employee: Select the Employee affected.
  • Type: Select "Fixed".
  • Value: Enter the weekly amount to be paid. For example "20"
  • Apply after: Enter the total hours worked including breaks . For example "9.5"
  • Multiplier/Shift count: Leave as "1"
  • Classification: Select "Allowance"
  • STP Category: Select "Overtime Meals"
  • Timesheet Lookup: Select "Shifts (=)"

The Extra Earnings Rule setup above will automatically apply a $20 payment for every shift 9.5 hours (including breaks) or longer.

an image of the payslip and timesheet entry with the meal allowance triggering