If there's one person you need on your side at this time of year – it's your accounting advisor. Whether it's a bookkeeper, accountant or payroll expert, you can invite them so they have access to your MYOB Business file. This lets them check your numbers and make any necessary adjustments.
If they already have access to your file, skip to the next task.
To invite your accounting advisor
In your MYOB business, click your business name and choose Users.
Click Create advisor.
Enter the advisor's Name and Email. The advisor will have the role of Administrator and the User Type of Advisor which gives them access to all businesses with this serial number.
Click Save and send invitation. The invitation is sent to your advisor. A message appears next to the advisor's email address that the invitation is pending.
When the advisor accepts their invitation, they'll be prompted to log in with their MYOB account details or create an account.
If after a few days your advisor hasn't accepted the invitation (that is, it's still pending), this could be because the invitation has been sent to the wrong address. Check their email address and see the FAQs below for how to resend the invitation.
It's a good idea at the end of the payroll year to confirm that the value of your employer deductions in MYOB matches the amount you've submitted to IR.
You can do this easily by running the Employer deductions report (Reporting > Reports > Payroll tab > Employer deductions). This report displays the total amounts deducted from your employees’ pays that is payable to IR.
You can then compare the totals in this report to the amounts in myIR.
See it in action:
What if the report doesn't match myIR?
This can happen if you've deleted a pay in MYOB after filing with IR, but you haven't amended the pay in myIR.