Importing from BrightPay 2021

As soon as BrightPay 2022 is installed, a new separate icon will be created on your Desktop to access the 2022 payroll software program.

BrightPay 2022 installs separately to BrightPay 2021.  

If you used BrightPay 2021, you will thus need to instruct BrightPay 2022 to import your employer data files and all associated employee data records from 2021 into 2022. 

All employee data records will be reset for the start of the new tax year and all associated budgetary changes will be applied as per Revenue instruction.



Importing your 2021 Employer Files into 2022

On completing the installation of BrightPay 2022, on the Open Company screen:

  • Select Import Employer(s) 

  • Choose Import from BrightPay 2021...

  • Browse to the location of your 2021 BrightPay data file, highlight it and click Open. 

    Alternatively, if you have more than one employer file to import, highlight them all by holding down the Shift key on your keyboard and left clicking on each one. Click Open when ready.
     

BrightPay will now commence the import function, setting up the employer data file and importing all employees with active employment records.

   

  • BrightPay will indicate when the import is complete.

  • The employer(s) you have chosen to import will now be added to the Employer listing

 


Please note the following:

  • the password to open the file remains the same as it was in the previous year.

  • employees who were made a leaver in the previous tax year will not be imported.

  • any active employee who received no pay in the previous tax year will be imported over. 

 

 

 

Need help? Support is available at 01 8352074 or support@brightpay.ie.

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