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Setup Employees

After creating the base pay rates, super funds and banks in Wagemaster, the employee records can be created. The Employee Wizard is accessed through the employee drop down list. 

Before creating the employee first check that you have: 

  • created a new base pay rate for the employee(s) 
  • Created a new super fund (unless the new employee is with the same fund as someone else) 
  • Created a new bank (if necessary) 
  • Decided the relevant tax table for the employee & set up (if required) 
  • Created any new allowances required for the new employee 
  • Created a new award (if required) 

To create a new employee record: 

  1. Click Employee > New Employee Wizard 

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  2. The wizard will open. Click Next 

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  3. Click Next
  4. Fill in the boxes with the employee's details as shown in the example below

    Note: the fields highlighted with the red boxes in the following steps will need to be filled in before you can continue  

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  5. Click Next
  6. Leave the employee number as it is and click Next
  7. Fill in the employee’s address details as shown in this example. Click Next 

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  8. Select the appropriate department for the employee

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  9. Fill in the employment information 

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    • Salaried Employee: Check if you do not want to display the number of hours worked by the employee (optional)
    • Use Standard Pays: Check if your employee works the same number of hours during the pay period
    • Standard Hours: Enter the number of hours your employee works for the pay period
  10. Click Next
  11. Choose a payment method to pay your employee. If you choose Bank, select the bank your employee uses and fill in the details. Click Next 

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  12. Select the appropriate tax table for the employee from the list and fill in the employee’s Tax File Number.
    Please Note: Tax tables are updated once a year. Wagemaster will email the software update each time the tax tables are updated. It is important to keep your Wagemaster on the latest version.
  13. Click Next 

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  14. Select a Superannuation fund from the dropdown list and enter the employee’s Superannuation fund member number. Click Next 

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  15. Click Finish at the completion of each record 

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 16. Repeat Step 1-16 for each employee.

 

Next step:

Setting Up Payroll Yourself: Setup for STP Reporting

Payroll Assist Customer: Setup Integrations between Agrimaster and Wagemaster

 

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