Recent Kwik-pay changes
6 Jun 2018 - 4.20.5
Add tax rate and student loan threshold changes for 2018/19 tax year
22 Feb 2018 - 4.20.4
Remove `unregistered` message when Kwik-Pay is closed.
2 Nov 2017 - 4.20.1
Sunset edition of Kwik-Pay payroll removing employee limits and requirement for a registration key.
11 Jun 2017 - 4.19.9
Add 2017/18 tax rate and threshold changes
17 Mar 2017 - 4.19.7
Update Payment Summary Annual Report to version 12
27 Feb 2017 - 4.19.6
Add payment summary 5.3 print layouts required for 2017 tax year end, and fix problem with SG calculation for pays on 1st of month
Add trace logging for payslip validation process, and extra trace logging for pay advice emails
11 Jan 2017 - 4.19.5
Fix a problem with deduction items in the payroll tax report, and handling SG calculations for employees under 18 who intermittently work less than 30 hours in a week.
23 Dec 2016 - 4.19.3
Add support for working holiday maker tax change effective 1 January 2017, and update the payment summary annual report to version 12.0, which also provides support for FBT exempt organisations.
17 Nov 2016 - 4.19.2
Add detail report option for the pay summary (cross-tab) report to print a total for each pay for each employee.
16 Nov 2016 - 4.19.1
Add ability to password protect pay advice PDF files emailed to employees, and re-organise pay item entry form to make it easier to manage multiple cost codes per pay item.
Kwikpay now requires Microsoft .Net 4.0 to be installed. If you are running Windows 8 or later, you already have .Net 4.5. For versions of Windows prior to Windows 8, you can download and install .Net 4.5 or .Net 4.0 from http://microsoft.com/net/download. Note that if you are still running Windows XP, you will only be able to run .Net 4.0.
Add option to password protect emailed pay advices
6 Sep 2016 - 4.18.10
Added tax rates changes effective from 1 October 2016
10 Jun 2016 - 4.18.7
Add Australian statutory changes for the 2016/17 tax year
23 Apr 2016 - 4.18.5
Add option to pay item history report to sort the report by payee
Update superstream alternate file format for Ozedi, and add superannuation fund bank details for an SMSF.
Update pay item set up to accept bank details to be associated with a non-leave benefit pay item.
31 Mar 2016 - 4.18.4
Add option to import payroll data to collect pay items and payees from SQL Server database. Also add an option to import initial payroll data from a file initialdata.txt in the same folder as a new payroll database being created.
7 Dec 2015 - 4.17.66
Add leave hours column to pay history report
12 Oct 2015 - 4.17.64
Add option to include terminated employees in leave balances report
2 Sep 2015 - 4.17.63
Add leave balances report to show just current leave balances for each employee
1 Sep 2015 - 4.17.62
Add rate to pay register report items
5 Aug 2015 - 4.17.60
Update Superannuation Clearing House file format to include start/end date of reporting period and employment type
5 Aug 2015 - 4.17.61
Add option to show password Also, exclude leave taken hours from pay history ordinary hours total when leave basis is salary
28 Jul 2015 - 4.17.58
Fix supplier address problem in payment summary annual report
25 Jun 2015 - 4.17.56
Add REST clearing house file format for Superstream export
19 Jun 2015 - 4.17.55
Remove Seniors tax rates changes previously published by ATO
17 Jun 2015 - 4.17.53
Add 2015/16 tax rate changes and update payment summary report layouts
3 May 2015 - 4.17.52
Add Superannuation Clearing House Online export file format
2 Apr 2015 - 4.17.51
Add HESTA superannuation clearing house export file format
26 Mar 2015 - 4.17.50
Fix problem introduced in version 4.17.49 where deleting a single pay item from the employee pay calculation deleted all pay items in the pay for the employee.
10 Nov 2014 - 4.17.42
Add option to show annual salary as rate on pay advice for salary pay item
3 Aug 2014 - 4.17.37
Add HostPlus superannuation clearing house export file format
Fix blank error message when opening a new payroll database created by importing a payroll with more than 5 current employees.
24 Jul 2014 - 4.17.36
Add option to change schedule for automatic update checks, and fix problem where ReducePayItemUnits property was not reducing ordinary pay units for annual leave taken.
17 Jul 2014 - 4.17.35
Change the basis for counting employees within the employee limits, now only counting current employees paid in the current tax year, instead of all employees paid in the current tax year. Also improve warning of registration key expiry.
2 Jul 2014 - 4.17.34
Fix a problem with pay advice printing where individual pay advice PDF files are created on a network server
18 Jun 2014 - 4.17.31
Add SuperStream file format for Australian Super
5 Jun 2014 - 4.17.30
Add changes for 2014/15 tax year, add SuperStream alternate file format plus Christian Super clearing house file format and add option to override Paid Parental Leave daily rate.
7 May 2014 - 4.17.29
Add option to recalculate a series of pays and only update leave accrual. Add option in pay advice emails to include a variable such as the employee name in the pay advice PDF file path
24 Dec 2013 - 4.17.24
Add options to pay history report, to select 'report by' sequence, and option to print superannuation total in place of benefits
18 Dec 2013 - 4.17.23
Fix bad file error when emailing pay advice attachment through non-ssl mail server
17 Dec 2013 - 4.17.22
Add option for multiple pay summary (cross tab) report configurations.
5 Dec 2013 - 4.17.21
Allow pay advice email subject and message body to be configured, and include embedded data fields.
13 Nov 2013 - 4.17.19
Add option to add extra attachment to emailed pay advices.
31 Aug 2013 - 4.17.17
Add CBUS clearing house format to superannuation electronic file.
16 Jul 2013 - 4.17.16
Add Gross% to enable calculation of GST from GST inclusive gross amount
13 Jul 2013 - 4.17.15
Use trading name in place of company name for pay advices and superannuation statements if trading name not blank.
4 Jul 2013 - 4.17.13
Accept WPN number in place for ABN and show WPN on pay advice
1 Jul 2013 - 4.17.12
Fix problem with HELP fields not being shown on employee details screen, tax conditions tab when the form was maximised.
29 Jun 2013 - 4.17.11
Add option to create general ledger transaction file for Handisoft Handileger
4 Jun 2013 - 4.17.10
Add 2013/14 HELP/SFSS thresholds, update backpay tax calculation and remove SGC maximum age limit.
13 May 2013 - 4.17.9
Add TFN declaration electronic reporting, and option to print superannuation payment total on pay advice.
15 Apr 2013 - 4.17.8
Fix problem where award/classification history could not be deleted
16 Feb 2013 - 4.17.5
Add cost code to pay register pay item details for each employee
13 Feb 2013 - 4.17.3
Add Sunsuper superannuation clearing house file format to superannuation report export
23 Jan 2013 - 4.17.1
Automate leave accrual from award leave items.
29 Dec 2012 - 4.16.24
Add option to add date/time to costing journal file name, and allow start date on all pay data import templates.
28 Dec 2012 - 4.16.23
Fix problem with Windows Server 2008 not including 32 bit Access database driver
10 Dec 2012 - 4.16.21
Fix problem with traditional pay advice layout sometimes not printing benefits.
27 Nov 2012 - 4.16.19
Add option to Costing report to create a file of journal transactions for FrontAccounting ERP, and add option to Pay Register report to print a specific pay type, and add option to employee details screen, job tab to select an employee's default superannuation pay item.
25 Nov 2012 - 4.16.18
Add option to Costing report to create an export file in Xero accounts payable format.
25 Oct 2012 - 4.16.15
Add tax, Provident Fund and ACC calculation for Samoa
1 Oct 2012 - 4.16.13
Add option to include date/time in direct credit bank file name, and add option to create general ledger journal file in Accredo accounting software format.
9 Sep 2012 - 4.16.12
Save rate in payslip item for all percent calculations
2 Sep 2012 - 4.16.11
Add option to include disbursements to pay history report
30 Aug 2012 - 4.16.10
Add salary list report, add option to accrue part period for costing report
24 Aug 2012 - 4.16.9
Revise pay advice layout to add period start and end dates
12 Jul 2012 - 4.16.5
Fix problem emailing pay advices where memory low
13 Jun 2012 - 4.16.2
Add taxable payment statements and electronic reporting file format for sub-contractors
12 Jun 2012 - 4.16.4
Fix problem with payment summaries where no summary printed for employee with allowances and no other gross pay.
10 Jun 2012 - 4.16.1
Add changes for 2012/13 tax year, including tax rate changes, new tax calculation method for lump sum payments, and whole income cap for ETP payments.
1 Apr 2012 - 4.15.33
Add SSL option for emailing pay advices so pay advices can be emailed via a Gmail or live.com email account.
27 Mar 2012 - 4.15.31
Fix problem introduced in version 4.15.29 where landscape reports are printed as portrait.
17 Mar 2012 - 4.15.29
Extend summary history (cross-tab) report to display up to 50 user defined columns instead of the previous limit of 13 columns.
10 Mar 2012 - 4.15.28
Add award/classification effective date and history to enable pro-rating of award salary change. Also, replace pay point with pay group on default pay advice layout.
4 Dec 2011 - 4.15.22
Add option on file menu to recalculate all pay runs between two selected dates.
3 Dec 2011 - 4.15.21
Add department totals in Leave Liability report.
11 Nov 2011 - 4.15.18
Add hourly rate 4 for employee pay rates and award pay rates.
11 Nov 2011 - 4.15.19
Reduce memory usage when emailing large numbers of pay advices.
11 Sep 2011 - 4.15.14
Add payee code to pay item entry screen
21 Aug 2011 - 4.15.9
ADD BBL Bendigo Bank to ABA bank codes.
19 Aug 2011 - 4.15.8
Exclude employees on 'no leave loading' tax scale from having leave loading added in leave liability report.
Only show employees with error or warning in calculation log if trace option is set
11 Aug 2011 - 4.15.7
Add ability to sort table in payee item entry and pay item entry screens by clicking on column heading, and print pay advices for multiple periods in one report run. Also add option to hide zero pay items from pay advice.
9 Jul 2011 - 4.15.5
Add 'MinimumCash' property for all pay item calculations. The property can be added to any pay item, and if the calculated cash amount is less than the minimum, the pay item cash is set to the specified minimum value. Also, add a separate rate override field in the pay calculation item entry to allow the rate to be overridden for that item.
2 Jun 2011 - 4.15.2
Stop leave loading from calculating a cash amount if inadvertently added to employee with tax scale 7 (general threshold claimed but no leave loading).
Add 'LeaveBalancePositive' pay item property to be added to leave taken pay items if employee not allowed to take leave in advance of accruing it. If the leave taken units exceeds the current leave balance, the leave taken units are reduced to the current leave balance.
31 May 2011 - 4.15.1
Australian 2011/12 tax rates added after testing with ATO sample data
19 May 2011 - 4.14.12
Change Superannuation summary report to show Fund name in place of code
15 May 2011 - 4.14.10
Add Flood Levy exempt flag to employee details, tax conditions tab
13 Apr 2011 - 4.14.6
Update payment summary layout to latest ATO specification
22 Dec 2010 - 4.12.12
Fix problem where employee hourly rate was not printed on a customised pay register.
13 Dec 2010 - 4.12.11
Add option to output costing interface file in a format suitable for MYOB Premier
10 Dec 2010 - 4.12.10
Increase page number width on some reports where it was truncated for a large number of pages.
1 Dec 2010 - 4.12.9
Add option to pro-rate salary on a pay period days basis
25 Nov 2010 - 4.12.8
Add option to pro-rate salary on a calendar day basis. Add process to globally increase pay rates by a percentage or fixed amount.
Add support for paid parental leave, including importing funding advice files in CSV or XML format, payment of parental leave and report of funding received and payments made to employees.
12 Nov 2010 - 4.12.6
Add pro-rata salary calculation when employee starts or ends within pay period or has a pay rate change within pay period.
5 Oct 2010 - 4.12.1
Add work pattern history to record changes to normal hours per day
27 Sep 2010 - 4.11.52
Add option to exclude benefits from costing report and journal export file
31 Aug 2010 - 4.11.47
Add JIWA ERP system interface and add month to date totals to pay register. Add sub total option for pay summary (cross tab) report
20 Jul 2010 - 4.11.35
Add IronBark ERP journal costing file format
24 Jun 2010 - 4.11.27
Add band rates and % band rates calculation methods to support rates that vary according to the total of a pay item category. Pay items to include in the total have a property 'BandCode' added with the value set to a code you define. This enables multiple band rate calculations within a single pay.
Add function to copy an existing employee record
12 Jun 2010 - 4.11.26
Add option to purge log files, and fix problem where editing label on a custom report definition where tabs not changing.
2 Jun 2010 - 4.11.24
Add option to print list of employee benefits on 'traditional' pay advice layout.
31 May 2010 - 4.11.23
Add option to not print bank transactions on pay advice and the option to obscure bank account number.
19 May 2010 - 4.11.20
Add tax rate changes for 2010/11 tax year.
10 May 2010 - 4.11.18
Add option to print monthly totals on yearly summary report, and add 'traditional' pay advice layout.
27 Apr 2010 - 4.11.8
Add Foreign Employment payment summary and update PAYGW electronic file layout for ATO version 10. File format validated using ECI v5.
20 Apr 2010 - 4.11.7
Fix 'object reference' error when pressing ctrl-r in calculate pay form to recalculate all employees' pay.
16 Apr 2010 - 4.11.5
Add support for amended Payment Summaries, with different layout of forms and amendment indicator in electronic file.
Improve setting of default values when creating new and amending employee records with gender being set for specific titles, and defaults for leave accrual and payment.
11 Apr 2010 - 4.11.3
Fix 'automation error' when trying to edit Superannuation report layouts
23 Mar 2010 - 4.10.26
Fix problem with leave accrual calculation based on a percentage of hours worked when the leave balance units is days.
12 Mar 2010 - 4.10.19
Add option to select report data by period end date instead of pay date for Superannuation and Tax Period summary reports.
Add option to select report data by period end date instead of pay date for Costing report.
7 Mar 2010 - 4.10.18
Add LimitOrdinaryHours property for leave accrual pay items to cap percentage of ordinary hours leave calculation to the employee's normal hours per week.
9 Feb 2010 - 4.10.11
Add option to leave types to not carry forward leave accrued in previous leave years or carry forward the accrual where the default is to not carry it forward.
16 Jan 2010 - 4.10.8
Add pay advice option to employee notes to include the note on the employee's pay advice. The note is included in the pay advice until the pay date following the note's date.
5 Jan 2010 - 4.10.5
Change calculation of number of employees allowed in free version of Kwik-Pay so it only includes those employees paid in the current tax year.
2 Nov 2009 - 4.9.15
Add notional pay items that are not used in net pay calculations and are not shown on any reports, but whose value can be used in the calculation of other pay items.
2 Sep 2009 - 4.9.1
Add payroll contact fax number and email, and add an extra address line for all payees, the payroll company address and the address of third parties.
17 Aug 2009 - 4.8.2
Output individual pay advices to folder specified in report output file name, rather than leaving them in the same folder as the payroll database.
20 Jul 2009 - 4.7.6
Fix problem that stopped pay method from being shown on pay advices.
30 Jun 2009 - 4.7.2
Add option to keep pay period open on the File menu, Options form
23 Jun 2009 - 4.7.1
Fix 'payslip save' error occurring in pay item entry and pay data import process. Add option to pay data import to always insert imported pay data instead of merging it with existing pay data.
14 Jun 2009 - 4.6.48
Implement automatic close of pay period after pay period reports created
10 Jun 2009 - 4.6.46
Revise Reportable superannuation processing after validation against ATO ECI software
7 Jun 2009 - 4.6.44
Fix error in update for Reportable Super when payroll database is on SQL Server
31 May 2009 - 4.6.40
Extend SMTP email process to provide support for external email servers that require POP3 authentication.
30 May 2009 - 4.6.30
Change pay advice emailing to use SMTP instead of MAPI to improve reliability
16 May 2009 - 4.6.38
Add Australian 2009-10 tax rate changes
6 May 2009 - 4.6.36
Fix problem with QuickBooks extract file debiting and crediting benefit liability and expense accounts. Add option to select employees individually to receive email pay advices. Tighten validation rules for leave entitlement when automatic accrual basis selected.
Add a reportable superannuation pay item for each superannuation fund with a company contribution pay item in order to support reportable superannuation requirements for the 2009/10 tax year.
25 Apr 2009 - 4.6.35
Reinstate option for department sequence and selection for pay register report and add a department summary at the end of the pay register
24 Apr 2009 - 4.6.34
Add 2009/10 payment summary report formats and set EMPDUPE default location to the same folder as the payroll database file
14 Apr 2009 - 4.6.32
Fix problem with the pay data import creating a second normal pay when the pay period end date is different from the pay date
13 Apr 2009 - 4.6.31
Set default path for the direct credit bank files to the same folder as the payroll database
3 Apr 2009 - 4.6.30
Add z-fold pay advice print option
11 Mar 2009 - 4.6.26
Add provision to update previous payroll NI LEL/ET/UEL pay in adjustment pay (click More then Misc buttons), and add option to select UK tax region (UK/Isle of Man) for all tax total reports.
Stop payee gross pay warning limit messages when net to gross calculation in progress.
24 Feb 2009 - 4.6.23
Add 'PayAdviceYTD' property for pay items to allow individual year to date totals to be included or excluded from pay advices
3 Feb 2009 - 4.6.18
Add protected earnings percentage/amount as option on employee standard pay deduction for all Kwik-Pay countries.
2 Jan 2009 - 4.6.15
Add option to select payees when creating direct credit schedule and direct entry file. Add option to exclude zero pays from pay history report.
21 Dec 2008 - 4.6.14
Improve import of pay items from another Kwik-Pay payroll database.
31 Jul 2008 - 4.6.10
ETP paid date not being set when Transitional ETP pay item added to pay
15 Jul 2008 - 4.6.9
Import of payees from another Kwik-Pay payroll database failure with pay item not found error
20 Jun 2008 - 4.6.8
Program stops responding when editing Pay Register report layout
2 Jun 2008 - 4.6.5
Add emergency contact details to address report, and fix problem where customised payee details report not displayed.
25 May 2008 - 4.6.4
Add Aus tax scale, HELP and SFSS changes for 2008/9 tax year
8 May 2008 - 4.6.3
Fix problem with Windows Vista where Kwik-Pay database updates are not completed correctly.
19 Apr 2008 - 4.6.1
Make department and pay point available for including in the Superannuation report.
Add employee leave accrual basis, so that accrual basis of percentage of hours can be selected at employee level, rather than having to specify different leave accrual pay items in the pay calculation. Also, add the facility to enter an over-ride of pay item units in the pay calculation screen to override any automatic calculation of pay item units. Leave accrual pay items will now be added to pay calculation automatically after leave entitlements have been defined for an employee.
6 Apr 2008 - 4.5.9
Fix recently introduced error 'object variable or with block not set' when running leave liability report.
26 Feb 2008 - 4.5.2
Add option to print two pay advices per employee per page
24 Feb 2008 - 4.5.1
Add support for ATO review compliance. Kwik-Pay will log changes to employee names and tax file numbers. Use the File, Data Maintenance, Audit Logs menu option to view the log and optionally create files in the ATO required format.
This release also changes the minimum hours calculation for SGC where the employee is less than 18. Kwik-Pay now checks if the employee's average hours each week in the current month are less than 30, rather than checking just the hours in the first week of the month.
12 Jan 2008 - 4.4.24
Provide example of Timesheet spreadsheet in OpenOffice ods format, and add option to import pay data from Excel or OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet format files as well as CSV or text files.
7 Nov 2007 - 4.4.23
Stop date on a standard pay item not stopping item being loaded in a pay created in the new period process
5 Nov 2007 - 4.4.22
Payroll tax report showing large amounts in totals split over two lines
7 Aug 2007 - 4.4.17
Add warning message if employee created with same payee code as an existing employee
30 Jul 2007 - 4.4.16
Remove prompt to encrypt database if database not already encrypted
19 Jul 2007 - 4.4.15
Payment summary report hangs if employee is linked to a department
18 Jul 2007 - 4.4.14
Report exported to Excel format cannot be opened with Excel 2007
27 Jun 2007 - 4.4.12
Add last opened database path to File menu
29 May 2007 - 4.4.10
Add Australian 2007/8 tax rates with changes for HELP/SFSS
22 May 2007 - 4.4.9
Improve error message reported when handling error on database open.
9 May 2007 - 4.4.8
Stop 'File not found' error message when default data folder contains the name of a non-existent folder name.
26 Apr 2007 - 4.4.6
Add pay item import option to payroll data import to allow pay item definitions to be imported from a separate Kwik-Pay Payroll database.
19 Apr 2007 - 4.4.5
Fix problem where payroll tax state being reset in Calculate Pay, More form when the company state had not been set.
Add option to Pay Advice report to email pay advice direct to employee and add option for payee level warning messages for gross or net exceeding a specified amount.
13 Apr 2007 - 4.4.4
Show adjustments as a separate total in the disbursements sub totals in the Pay Register report
12 Apr 2007 - 4.4.3
Fix problem when pay type selected for direct credit schedule report
11 Apr 2007 - 4.4.2
Move kwikpay.mdb and demonstration data to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Kwik-Pay\Payroll instead of the Kwik-Pay program files folder to support Windows Vista security.
9 Apr 2007 - 4.4.1
Display forms and controls in XP style on Windows XP, and extend folder browse form to select My Documents folder.
Minor fixes for report layout editor, including selecting an image immediately after inserting, and prevent control from moving when first selected.
Add warning limits for gross and net by pay group to show warning message in new period log, or warning message pop-up in calculate pay screen, and add a maximum units option to pay items to limit unit quantity in pay calculations.
Add option to override percentage factor used in SGC calculation at employee level.
20 Feb 2007 - 4.3.5
Add counts of employees to pay register report. Fix Costing report problem where net pay and PAYG are apportioned according to hours worked and employee has no hours type pay items in their pay. Use award hourly rate in leave liability report when employee has no personal hourly rate.
12 Feb 2007 - 4.3.4
Add payee code to payees list form, and fix 'duplicate key' problem with transaction scheduler when multiple pay groups have the same pay date.
Fix problem with superannuation report showing incorrect gross pay total
1 Feb 2007 - 4.3.3
Fix problem in tax period pay item processing when paid to date set to end of prior pay period.
Enhance pay rate effective date processing so the payslip item start date is used to retrieve a pay rate instead of the pay date.
22 Nov 2006 - 4.2.55
Changed twice monthly pay date calculation so it defaults to same dates in following months instead of 15th and last day.
15 Nov 2006 - 4.2.53
Show all validation errors in help button tooltip.
25 Oct 2006 - 4.2.51
Leave balances validation process improved to handle more variations in leave accruals.
12 Oct 2006 - 4.2.49
Add option to use pay date or period end for accounting system interface file
14 Sep 2006 - 4.2.45
Superannuation report printing standard pay item end date as employee termination date.
30 Aug 2006 - 4.2.43
Leave pay item comments being truncated
21 Aug 2006 - 4.2.42
Remove invalid characters from PAYGW electronic file
8 Aug 2006 - 4.2.41
Fix subscript error in EMPDUPE payroll data import process when no contact name in EMPDUPE file.
29 Jul 2006 - 4.2.40
Fix multistep error caused by long phone number when building superannuation report.
Extend pay item entry to allow entry of pay items for past pay dates.
23 Jul 2006 - 4.2.39
Use pay item basis to convert automatically between units entered in pay calculation, leave balances and linked pay items.
15 Jul 2006 - 4.2.38
Add third party/Super fund employer reference and add to Superannuation report
Fix SQL syntax error on Leave History enquiry form.
13 Jul 2006 - 4.2.37
Payment summary had not allowed sufficient characters for number of thousands of PAYG in words (values in excess of 100,000).
8 Jul 2006 - 4.2.36
Add missing Australian Seniors tax rates for 2006/7
6 Jul 2006 - 4.3.35
Payroll edit form zorder inadvertant change caused payroll details tab to be blank.
4 Jul 2006 - 4.2.34
Add a separate salary sacrifice column to superannuation report
3 Jun 2006 - 4.2.31
Add option to recalculate the current period's pays when a pay item is changed or the pay item sequence is changed, also change all SQL Server date formats to be locale independant.
1 Jun 2006 - 4.2.30
Add 2006/7 SGC quarterly limit
Create new database on SQL Server had date format error importing pay history.
24 May 2006 - 4.2.28
Add Australian 2006/7 tax rates, HELP (HECS) and SFSS rates and ATO revised Payment Summary statements.
Fix SQL Insert syntax error in leave balances validation process
26 Apr 2006 - 4.2.26
Error in superannuation report total when an employee has multiple company contributions in a single pay.
24 Apr 2006 - 4.2.25
Stop Kwik-Pay on client machine if server database version higher release than client, improve error message when no printer installed in Windows, and add option to import payroll data process in order to import from another Kwik-Pay database.
30 Mar 2006 - 4.2.24
Added facility to enter name of payroll database on command line and fixed error when value entered in last data line of pay item entry form.
15 Mar 2006 - 4.2.22
Database not properly encrypted by version 4.2.21
10 Mar 2006 - 4.2.21
Add facility to encrypt and decrypt Kwik-Pay payroll databases.
23 Nov 2005 - 4.2.14
Add process to validate and optionally update employee leave balances where the accumulated leave accrued and taken pay items is different from the employee's recorded totals.
Add net pay method 'Holding Account' to support the conversion of overseas employees pay to a foreign currency.
7 Oct 2005 - 4.2.13
Add option to over-ride payroll tax state in calculate pay more details form. Use payroll tax state as at pay date, instead of employee's current payroll tax state when creating payroll tax report.
20 Sep 2005 - 4.2.12
Ensure standard pay item with start/stop date is only added to employee pay when pay period spans standard pay item start/stop date.
20 Jul 2005 - 4.2.10
Add image control to report writer to enable logos to be embedded in custom reports.
Add zip password and date/time in file name to backup process.
23 Jun 2005 - 4.2.9
Fix pay item entry 'find payee' error when changes saved, and error 'type mismatch' in open new period process when calculating leave accrual units.
22 Jun 2005 - 4.2.8
Fix 'Type mismatch' error when rolling over leave year for employee with no start date.
14 Jun 2005 - 4.2.7
Update Australian 2005/6 tax rates for 2005 Budget changes. Add Superannuation Fund maintenance form to automatically create super pay items
4 Jun 2005 - 4.2.6
Add 2005/6 Australian statutory changes
23 Apr 2005 - 4.2.3
Pay item history report duplicated items when reporting payee who had changed pay groups. Disable open new period process until first pay entered in pay calculation screen.
13 Apr 2005 - 4.2.1
Duplicate item error when creating new payroll fixed. Problem adding/deleting pay calculations introduced by 4.2.0 fixed.
12 Apr 2005 - 4.2.0
Add function to clone an existing pay item. Allow payee deletion if end date before start of current tax year. Add option to print zero payslips in pay advices and pay register. Add period end date to pay group/pay date bar.
8 Mar 2005 - 4.1.22
Allow MDAC version validation to be over-ridden. Payee leave basis of Salary not saved correctly
29 Jan 2005 - 4.1.21
Set default priority for new deductions and show pay calculation log message when insufficient net pay for deduction. Pay advice bank transfer amount zero for third party cash deduction.
7 Oct 2004 - 4.1.19
Add 'All dates' option to report period selection. This will select all pay history for the report.
18 Sep 2004 - 4.1.17
Update of third party details gave incorrect validation error. %OrdHrs pay item calculation in error.
Superannuation reports failed when SuperFund name was 'Super'
25 Jul 2004 - 4.1.16
Add option to Options form on File menu to allow update of pay history
30 Jun 2004 - 4.1.15
Fix problem with balancing item in direct credit file
25 Jun 2004 - 4.1.14
Fix problem with column sizing when form maximised
20 Jun 2004 - 4.1.13
Add option to create individual pay advice reports by payee
2 Jun 2004 - 4.1.11
Add Australian tax rate changes for 2004/5 tax year, effective from pay dates on or after 1 July 2004
10 May 2004 - 4.1.9
Add option to override direct credit transaction code when creating bank transfer file.
3 May 2004 - 4.1.8
Extend pay data import to extract sub-field data, conditionally ignore records and utilise constant data items.
29 Apr 2004 - 4.1.7
Negative deduction not accepted on adjustment payslip, when pay also included a negative payment.
17 Apr 2004 - 4.1.4
Add '4 weeks' option to every pay history report and enquiry screen
2 Apr 2004 - 4.1.3
Add option to display printer dialog when any report directed to the printer. Option is turned on using the menu File, Options. The printer dialog allows the report to be directed to any printer queue, and to change properties specific to the report, such as orientation.
24 Mar 2004 - 4.1.2
Add payee import to pay data import process, and option for a 'pipe' delimiter for pay data imports.
14 Mar 2004 - 4.1.1
Adds pay item property 'ReducePayItemUnits' which can be used on a leave pay item to reduce the ordinary pay automatically, 'Properties' and 'Security' reports to the reference tables reports (select Reports, Miscellaneous, Reference Tables). This version has also been revalidated using a SQL Server database, and some minor problems with a SQL Server connection have been resolved.
6 Mar 2004 - 4.1.0
Adds automatic generation of public holiday payments based on the hours the employee normally works on the day of the week on which the public holiday falls, and the calculation of any other leave spell's duration. Also enhances pay calculation log, payment summary signature date and adds menu options to view export files.
3 Dec 2003 - 4.0.81
Report selection of pay items not showing full list of pay items
24 Sep 2003 - 4.0.78
Tighten validation of payee leave units (must have payee hours per day)
19 Sep 2003 - 4.0.76
Create a log file during the open new period process, listing employees for whom pays have been created, warning and error messages.
Add option to File, Data Maintenance menu to purge new period and import pay data logs
Reset employee paid to date when employee's pay is deleted from the pay calculation screen
Add option to pay item set up to round up or down the pay item's calculated value, instead of just rounding off the value
16 Sep 2003 - 4.0.75
Add additional 'Factor' pay item property to allow an 'Hourly Plus' calculation to include a multiplying factor as well as the amount added to the employee's basic rate.
14 Sep 2003 - 4.0.74
Add 'Hourly Plus' calculation method. This adds the pay item factor to the employee's hourly rate to give a rate to pay.
Add an 'alternate classification' facility. This will over-ride an employee's classification if they work in a specified cost centre, and allow a different pay rate from that specified by the employee's normal classification.
5 Sep 2003 - 4.0.73
Add award pay item factor table to enable pay item factors to be over-ridden by award. Update award pay item factors from menu option View, Set up, Awards, Award Pay Item Factors.
Added award rates report to reference tables report (view, report, miscellaneous, reference tables)
Add request to confirm deletion of payslip in pay calculation form
Create log of data imported in pay data import process
Fix payment summary file record length problem
28 Aug 2003 - 4.0.72
Add option to print costing report with sub-totals by department
Add option to print all Departments/Pay Groups/Payees to pay totals reports
26 Aug 2003 - 4.0.71
Add PayAdvice property for pay items, in order to exclude specific pay items from pay advices. See Kwik-Pay help topic 'Pay Advices' for details.
Implement Super Guarantee quarterly earnings limit
6 Aug 2003 - 4.0.70
Add option to print sub-totals by department for payroll tax report
5 Aug 2003 - 4.0.68
Add 'Pay Items' report to reference tables report (report, miscellaneous, reference tables).
1 Aug 2003 - 4.0.67
Calculate hourly rate from annual salary, if hourly rate is blank/zero
Add option to print sub-totals by department on leave liability report
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