Paying Wages: Workplace giving

Workplace giving is detailed in the ATO page: https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Working/Working-as-an-employee/Workplace-giving-programs/.

The key aspect of entering Workplace giving deductions is to use the nominated "Workplace Giving Withheld" liability account. 

See: Changes to account details

There's several ways to enter a workplace giving:

1. Entering payroll using the Pay Wages feature

From the Transactions tool bar > Employees > Pay Wages

Configure the payroll accounts as displayed:

An example of the transaction coding is displayed below:




2.  Entering a direct payment

This shows and example of a journal for a Workplace giving deduction

DR $1000 Wages

CR $300 PAYG

CR $50 Liability Account: Workplace Giving Withheld

CR $650 Cash at Bank

 

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