In Manager, payslips record earnings, deductions, etc. of employees. They do not record actual payments to those employees of amounts owed as a result of payslips. To pay employees, you must enter payments in the Cash Accounts tab. Two approaches can be used, depending on whether the employee is owed for a single payslip, multiple payslips, or expense claims.
The simplest situation is paying an employee for whom there is only one outstanding payslip. In the Payslips tab, click View beside the payslip to be paid:
Click Spend money and select, click New Bank Transaction or New Cash Transaction, depending on the type of account you will pay the employee from:
The first stage of a cash payment entry screen will appear:
Referencenumber if desired. If the payment will be from a cash account, Manager will automatically assign a
Referenceby finding the highest existing number and adding 1.
More fields will appear:
Payeewill be the employee for the relevant payslip.
Descriptioncan contain summary information for the entire payment.
Itemshould be left blank, as no inventory or non-inventory items are involved in payroll transactions.
Accountwill be prefilled with Employee clearing account and Employee name. Do not change these.
Descriptionfor the line item is optional, but can be filled with distinguishing information, especially if other items are being added to the payment.
Qtyshould remain blank.
Unit pricewill be prefilled with the amount of the payslip.
If other items are to be added to the payment, click Add line. When finished, click Create.
When there are expense claims or multiple outstanding payslips for an employee, drill down from the Summary page on Employee clearing account by clicking the blue balance:
Either continue using the total balance shown for the employee, or drill down further by clicking the employee’s balance (in this illustration, no other employees have balances):
If you drill down on the employee’s balance, you will be able to see all transactions contributing to it. Whichever path you follow, make note of the amount(s) owed to the employee:
Initiate payment directly in the Bank Transactions or Cash Transactions tab. Click New Bank Transaction or New Cash Transaction and select Spend money:
Manually complete the entry form, exactly as you would for a single-payslip payment. Post the transaction to Employee clearing account and Employee name. For
Amount, enter either the full amount due from Employee clearing account or one contributing amount from the employee’s drill-down listing. If following the second path, click Add line to enter additional contributing amounts.
When all amounts have been entered, the payment total should equal the employee’s balance in Employee clearing account. Click Create to record the payment:
The payment debits Employee clearing account Employee name and credits the cash account where the payment is posted. If all employees are paid the full amounts owed, Employee clearing account will be reduced to a zero balance.