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Overtime is time worked in addition to normal working hours, usually paid at a higher rate
When does overtime apply?
Check the Employment New Zealand website.
If an employee takes time off instead of receiving paid overtime, see Time off in lieu.
OK, let's step you through how to set up overtime:
If you'd like a different, more personalised, name to show on payslips for this earning, enter a Name for payslip. Otherwise, this can be the same as the Name field.
Select your options.
To include an overtime pay item in an employee's pay, you need to assign it to them. Here's how:
OK, you're now ready to pay overtime when you do a pay run. See the next task for details.
When an employee works overtime, enter the overtime hours on their pay.
If you've previously set up pay items using a set rate you can delete these and use the new multiplier method above. See Changing or deleting pay items for detailed instructions on deleting pay items.
Do a pay run
Creating pay items
Assigning pay items to employees
Changing or deleting pay items
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