If you have previously lodged a Termination Pay incorrectly through Single Touch Payroll, please follow these steps

Note: If you have terminated more than one employee on different dates throughout the Financial Year, you will need to repeat the full processes one by one.

1. Termination Pay Report

  • Select [Reports] on the left-hand side menu of Wages
  • Select the [Termination Pays] report
  • Click [Continue] in the bottom left
  • Select the [All Employees] options, select the [Pay Process Date] from the drop down, select [Detailed]
  • Click [Preview] to view the full termination pay.
  • You can print the Termination Pay to ensure when you re process the pay, it matches your original figures.

    Note: If you have more than 1 employee terminated in the Financial Year on a different Pay Process Date, repeat generating the Termination Pay report with the relevant Pay Process Date selected.

2. Log into your Single Touch Pty Ltd account and document/ print the Pay Event each termination pay is linked to: https://singletouch.com.au/

3. Reinstate employee

  • In the Employees section of Wages, tick [Show Terminated] on the right-hand side under Functions
  • Select terminated employees name
  • Select [Re-instate Employee] on the right-hand side under Functions
  • Select [Yes] to the message ‘’Are you sure you want to re-instate…..?”
  • Select [No] to the message “Do you want to clear any leave accruals this employee had from their previous employment?’’
  • The employee will now show as ‘Active’
  • Select employees name and select [Tools] in the top left of the screen
  • Select [Termination Pays] and select [View Existing Pay]
  • Select the [Date of Termination Pay] and select [Next]
  • You can print the Termination Pay to ensure when you re process the pay, it matches your original figures
  • Then [Delete] the termination pay

4. Re process the termination pay

  • Select employees name
  • Select [Terminate Employee] on the right-hand side of the screen under Functions
  • Select [Yes] to the message ‘’Are you sure you want to terminate…?
  • Select the [Termination Date]

    Note: the date will default to today’s date. Ensure to change it to the original date of the termination
  • Select [OK]
  • Select [Yes] to the message ‘’Do you wish to record a Termination Pay’’
  • Process termination pay ensuring all figures match the original termination pay using your printed report as reference

5. Single Touch Payroll

  • Select [Single Touch Payroll] on the right-hand side under Functions
  • Under [Pay Events Being Lodged] the employees name will appear.

    Note: The Pay Event Date will show as the date the termination pay was re processed
  • Ensure that employee is the only one ticked under the Include column

    Note: If more than one employee termination pays were lodged in the same Pay Event through Single Touch Payroll originally, include them as well
  • Under STP Values, change the [Payment Date] to the original payment date of the Termination Pay
  • Select [Update] for the Lodgement File Type and select the [Pay Event] you need to update

    Note: Refer to the Pay Event you documented from your Single Touch Pty Ltd account that the termination pay(s) were linked to.
  • Type the name of the person making the declaration
  • Tick the [I declare that the information transmitted in this STP event is true and correct and that I am authorised to make this declaration] box
  • Select [Send]

The termination pays have now been re processed and lodged through Single Touch Payroll as an update.

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