Paying employees

BrightPay facilitates payments by cash, cheque and credit transfer. The process is similar for each option, but I will outline each of them in this video. For cash payments: After finalising your payroll period in Payroll, simply select 'Pay > Cash Payments' on the menu toolbar. All employees whose payment method is set to 'cash' will be displayed on the screen and the report will show the breakdown of the cash payment to these employees.

To subsequently print/email/export the Cash Payments Report, simply click the Print/Export or Email option on the menu toolbar. For payments by cheque: simply select 'Pay > Cheque Payments' on the menu toolbar. All employees whose payment method is set to 'cheque' will be displayed on the screen.

Just like cash payments you can print, email or export the Cheque Payments Report. And lastly for credit transfers click the Credit Transfers / Create Bank File...' Button within the pay drop-down menu. The employees whose payment method has been set to ‘credit transfer’ will be shown. Once again you can print, email or export the Credit Transfer Payments Report.

For employees paid by credit transfer, a Bank Payment File can be created to upload through your banking software. Please note: To be able to use this option, employer bank details must first be entered within your Employer tab, and you must have approval from your bank to submit bank payment files to them. Select the Credit Transfers tab heading.

Select the employees you wish to include in the bank payment file on the left-hand side. To create the Bank Payments File, click Bank File on the menu toolbar. Select the Bank Account you wish to pay from and select the appropriate bank File Format. Click Save to save the bank file to a location of your choice. The bank payment file is now created and can be uploaded through your bank facility when ready.

Getting started

Importing from last year (existing users)

Setting up a new company (new users)

Setting up employees using an RPN (new users)

Adding your ROS digital certificate (employers)

Adding your ROS digital certificate (agents)

Your pay period process

Retrieving your employee RPNs

Processing your payroll

Finalising your pay period

Submitting your pay data to Revenue

Distributing your payslips

Paying employees

Paying employees with Modulr

Backing up your payroll data

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