Employer expenses are salary-related expenses which are direct costs to the employer but paid to the employee e.g. workers compensation.

To create a new employer Expense category:

  1. Go to the Payroll Command Centre
  2. Choose Payroll Categories
  3. Select the Expenses tab
  4. Click New
  5. Enter the Employer Expense Name
  6. Choose the Linked Expense Account and Linked Payable Account from the drop-down list
  7. Choose whether to show the expense on the employees’ Pay Advice
  8. Select the Calculation Basis
    • Percent Of – the percentage of the chosen wage category will be expensed until the expense limit is reached
    • Dollars Per – to expense a specified amount per pay period until the limit is reached
  9. Select the expense Limit
    • No Limit
    • Percent Of
    • Dollars Per
  10. Enter any required minimum wage Threshold per month
  11. Click the Employee button to select with a tick the employees who qualify for this expense
  12. Click the Exempt button to exclude non-applicable wage categories
  13. Click OK

For further assistance: Contact Melanie Jenkins
Download this MYOB Help Sheet with accompanying images to assist you with each step below…


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