With Xero, this process becomes so easy, it’s just a click of a button! However, it is important not to forget the vital steps that should be taken before pressing the publish button!
As Kat has suggested in the video, there are a couple of reports that you want to run and cross-check to ensure the amounts are all correct!
Report number 1! Payroll Activity Summary. This can be found under all reports and then the payroll section.
Report number 2! General Ledger. This can be found under all reports and under the accounting section. A tip with this one – make sure you have YTD ticked!
You then want to compare the following balances:
Total earnings = total wages
Total super = total superannuation expense
Total Tax = total PAYGW
All matching? Perfect!
If not, it’s best to go through the process of elimination. We would suggest doing this per quarter first, to then try and cover off where the error is. You can then break it down to months to find the payrun that contains the error.
Once all correct, it is now time to run the payment summaries.
If you need further information, Xero have a great video that can be found at the following link, which will help guide you through the process - https://help.xero.com/au/PayrollEOFY
A couple of other sweet tax tips to check prior to June 30
As always, if you need help with any of the above, the team at SMART are always just a phone call or e-mail away!
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