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Update Employee Covid-19 subsidy status

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Summary

This article explains how to update Covid-19 subsidy settings for individual employees within Sage Payroll.

Description

New update: Check you're using the latest update for EWSS. 

Resolution

There are two methods to update each employee to be included in EWSS:

Employee Records
  1. On the menu bar, click Processing then click Employee Details.
  2. Next to the Surname box, click browse Image  and select the relevant employee.
  3. Click the Payments tab.
  4. In the Covid-19 Subsidy section, complete one of the following:
    • Where the employee is not in either TWSS or EWSS, clear the Covid-19 Subsidy check box.
    • To include the employee in EWSS, select the Covid-19 Subsidy check box, then from the drop-down select Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS).
  5. Click Save.

Employee Timesheets
  1. On the menu bar, click Processing then click Time and Pay.
  2. Under Entry mode, select Random or Sequential.

     NOTE: The Covid-19 Subsidy settings can't be updated in any other entry mode.

  3. Click Continue to open the timesheets for each employee.
  4. In the Covid-19 Subsidy section, complete one of the following:
    • Where the employee is not in either TWSS or EWSS, clear the Covid-19 Subsidy check box.
    • To include the employee in EWSS, select the Covid-19 Subsidy check box, then from the drop-down select Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS).

Any automatic calculations of TWSS subsidy have been cleared from the timesheet. 

Using this option saves this information to the employee record without having to make further changes to the employee record.

 


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