Employment types refer to the attributes an employee can take for an organisation.
There are 4 defined employment types on the Workpay system
Each employment type carries various attributes in regards to statutory deductions, payment frequency and leave eligibility.
CREATING AN EMPLOYMENT TYPE
On the left bar menu, select Employment Types.
Click on the "Create" button on the right side of the page.
Employment Type Name- For easy identity
Employee No Prefix - unique identifier for employees in this category
Deduct Tax - Select
Yes to indicate there is a tax deduction for employees in this category,
No to indicate no taxes are to be deducted during running of the payroll
If Deduct Tax is yes, you will be required to select the tax type
PAYE - This is deducted for regular employees as regulated by the country’s tax authority
WHT - This is paid by consultants and contractors and is usually a fixed % amount depending of country and residency status
Depending on the country, you can select if Health insurance and Pension are to be deducted.
Payment Frequency - based on the agreement, - Monthly, Weekly or Bi-Monthly
Leave Eligibility - Are the employees entitled to Annual Leave, Yes if they are.
Usually consultants, freelancers and contractors are not eligible for leave.
Once you input your desired settings, click Save for the changes to apply.
After adding employment types successfully you can onboard employees or change existing employees to any employment type.