Recent Kwik-pay changes
22 Feb 2018 - 4.20.4
Remove `unregistered` message when Kwik-Pay is closed.
9 Feb 2018 - 4.20.3
Add 2018/19 tax rate and threshold changes
2 Nov 2017 - 4.20.1
Sunset edition of Kwik-Pay payroll removing employee limits and requirement for a registration key.
3 Sep 2017 - 4.19.11
Fix problem showing employee end date on Monthly Schedule report
27 Feb 2017 - 4.19.6
Add trace logging for payslip validation process, and extra trace logging for pay advice emails
23 Dec 2016 - 4.19.3
Add 2018 tax year ACC employer levy rate change.
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 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
23 Apr 2016 - 4.18.5
Add option to pay item history report to sort the report by payee
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 check box to employee details, tax conditions tab to indicate a zero student loan deduction rate to be applied.
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.
25 Feb 2016 - 4.18.3
Update tax and ACC Levy rates for 2016/17 tax year
20 Jan 2016 - 4.17.67
Add 2016/17 ACC earner premium levy
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 - 4.17.61
Add option to show password Also, exclude leave taken hours from pay history ordinary hours total when leave basis is salary
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.
15 Feb 2015 - 4.17.46
Add 2016 earner premium changes
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
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
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
20 Feb 2014 - 4.17.28
Fix Kiwisaver KS1 file to handle bank account numbers less than 18 characters
29 Jan 2014 - 4.17.25
Add tax rate changes for 2014/15 tax year
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.
18 Nov 2013 - 4.17.20
Fix Kiwisaver KS1 file format problem where email addresses were truncated
13 Nov 2013 - 4.17.19
Add option to add extra attachment to emailed pay advices.
16 Jul 2013 - 4.17.16
Add Gross% to enable calculation of GST from GST inclusive gross amount
29 Jun 2013 - 4.17.11
Add option to create general ledger transaction file for Handisoft Handileger
15 Apr 2013 - 4.17.8
Rewrite Kiwisaver ESCT calculation so it is no longer dependant on ReducePayItemCash property linked to ESCT pay item
Fix problem where award/classification history could not be deleted
25 Feb 2013 - 4.17.7
Fix problem where Monthly Schedule output to PDF and IR348 not created.
16 Feb 2013 - 4.17.5
Add cost code to pay register pay item details for each employee
13 Feb 2013 - 4.17.2
Add Kiwisaver processing for contractors, excluding employer contribution and ESCT
23 Jan 2013 - 4.17.1
Automate leave accrual from award leave items.
20 Jan 2013 - 4.16.25
Add 2013/14 New Zealand statutory changes
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.
1 Nov 2012 - 4.16.17
Add option to create a Nil IR345/IR348 report and ir-file files.
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
1 Apr 2012 - 4.15.33
Add SSL option for emailing pay advices so pay advices can be emailed via a Gmail or 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.
5 Feb 2012 - 4.15.26
Fix a problem with the IRD KS1 file format created by Kwik-Pay.
3 Jan 2012 - 4.15.24
Add SLBOR/SLCIR student tax calculations, update IR348 file format for SLBOR/SLCIR and complete testing using IRD casebook
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
19 Aug 2011 - 4.15.8
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
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.
8 Mar 2011 - 4.13.5
Add New Zealand 2011/12 FBT rates
21 Feb 2011 - 4.13.3
Change KiwiSaver processing to allow employer contributions for employees younger than 18 and older than 65, and calculate employer superannuation contributions tax on those contributions.
18 Jan 2011 - 4.13.1
Add New Zealand 2011/12 ACC Earner Levy rate.
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.
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
4 Aug 2010 - 4.11.40
Add option to calculate KiwiSaver employer contribution tax on a grossed up basis
21 Jul 2010 - 4.11.36
Add October 2010 tax rate changes
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.
10 May 2010 - 4.11.18
Add option to print monthly totals on yearly summary report, and add 'traditional' pay advice layout.
20 Apr 2010 - 4.11.7
Fix 'object reference' error when pressing ctrl-r in calculate pay form to recalculate all employees' pay.
19 Apr 2010 - 4.11.6
Add warning message if Monthly Schedule printed when current selected pay date is not the latest pay date, causing the default report period to be a past month.
16 Apr 2010 - 4.11.5
Add Kiwibank direct credit file format
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.
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
Tighten validation of bank account numbers for employee net pay, deduction pay items, standard pay deductions and pay items entered in calculate pay form.
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.
16 Feb 2010 - 4.10.13
Add 2010/11 employer's levy change, and new calculation method for extra pay on Secondary tax codes.
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.
24 Dec 2009 - 4.10.4
Add some statutory changes for the 2009/10 tax year, including SB (Secondary Bottom) tax rate, Monthly Schedule ir-file EMS file format v4 to include payroll name and contact email address.
23 Nov 2009 - 4.10.1
Add support for payroll giving, calculating tax credits and creating ir-file files to report payroll giving tax credits to IRD
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.
13 Sep 2009 - 4.9.6
Fix some problems import pay data from an MYOB NZ payroll
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
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
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.
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
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
26 Mar 2009 - 4.6.27
Change NSW rate from 17% to 15% as per IRD advice today
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.
Fix problem with monthly schedule where IR348 ir-file can be over-written by IR345 ir-file.
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
9 Feb 2009 - 4.6.20
Add support for ME and ME SL tax codes for the independent earner tax credit to be introduced 1 April 2009.
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 NZ 2009/10 tax rate changes for basic rate, KiwiSver, FBT, Student Loan, ESCT and ACC rates. Change IR345/8 report layout to support removal of ETC from April 2009. Add option for IR345 EDF file for uploading to ir-File. Add option to calculate PAYE on a year to date basis to provide a more accurate tax at year end where employee's pay varies by a large margin.
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.
27 Aug 2008 - 4.6.11
Add 1 Oct 2008 New Zealand tax rates
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.
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
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.
Add the option to select individual opt-in at employee level and have Kwik-Pay generate the KiwiSaver employee deduction automatically, instead of having to add the deduction pay item manually to the employee's pay.
6 Apr 2008 - 4.5.9
Fix recently introduced error 'object variable or with block not set' when running leave liability report.
19 Mar 2008 - 4.5.7
Use pay period start date instead of pay date as effective date for KiwiSaver employer contribution rate and revise employer tax credit in line with IRD clarifications.
26 Feb 2008 - 4.5.2
Add option to print two pay advices per employee per page
24 Feb 2008 - 4.5.1
Add option to the Monthly Schedule to print a KiwiSaver employer tax credit details report to show how the tax credit is calculated.
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.
2008/9 New Zealand Earner Premium and Student Loan rates, and add calculation of KiwiSaver employer contributions and employer tax credits from 1 April 2008
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
25 Oct 2007 - 4.4.20
Add option to import data from an MYOB payroll database, including pay history
7 Sep 2007 - 4.4.19
Add option to import employee information from a Kiwisaver KS1 file, and option to import pay data from an ACE payroll employee export file
30 Aug 2007 - 4.4.18
Holiday pay average rate calculation incorrect for new employees
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
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
Assume employee within KiwiSaver age limits when birth date blank, use start/stop date in standard pay item to handle KiwiSaver contribution holidays, and fix problem where KiwiSaver contributions were not included in IR348 report.
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
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
Support changes of percentage rate for percentage of earnings leave rate
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 create KiwiSaver export file to Monthly Schedule
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.
IR348 report for periods after July 2007 certified by IRD
12 Feb 2007 - 4.3.4
IR348 report layout changes to achieve IRD certification, and add SSCWT tax calculation rules to apply after 1 July 2007.
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
Add New Zealand 2007/8 tax rate changes, including KiwiSaver processing and new IR348 report layouts for 1 April 2007 and 1 July 2007
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
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
ACC liability report not handling excess earnings correctly
29 Jul 2006 - 4.2.40
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
Fix SQL syntax error on Leave History enquiry form.
6 Jul 2006 - 4.3.35
Payroll edit form zorder inadvertant change caused payroll details tab to be blank.
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
Create new database on SQL Server had date format error importing pay history.
24 May 2006 - 4.2.28
Fix SQL Insert syntax error in leave balances validation process
9 May 2006 - 4.2.27
Monthly schedule electronic file rejected by IRD after a new employee added to payroll.
24 Apr 2006 - 4.2.25
Stop Pay Item edit bank account validation reversing account number, and fix ACC class not setting payee ACC code correctly.
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.
21 Feb 2006 - 4.2.19
Added IRD approved C-series IR348 Monthly Schedule
1 Feb 2006 - 4.2.18
Add NZ tax rates changes for 2006/7 tax year, including ACC premium and Student Loan deduction threshold.
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.
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.
Fix 'duplicate key' error when creating a new NZ payroll
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.
15 Apr 2005 - 4.2.2
NZ student loan calculation problem introduced by 4.2.0 fixed.
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.
2006 NZ statutory changes, effective from 1 April 2005, including maximum earner premium pay, student loan threshold and new option for the taxing specified superannuation contributions.
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.
25 Jul 2004 - 4.1.16
Update ANZ bank account validation for branches 1800 to 1899
Add option to Options form on File menu to allow update of pay history
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
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.
24 Apr 2004 - 4.1.6
Banks internal bank account numbers not accepted by account number validation. Enable direct crediting to a credit card. The bank account number is provided by the card companys bank. The credit card number is entered in the pay item account reference. When output to the bank direct credit file, the first 8 digits of the credit card number are put in the particulars, second 8 in the analysis code, and the account name is output to the transaction reference. Note that the BNZ disk file format does not include a transaction reference, and that the ASB CSV file format does not include an analysis code so cannot make a payment to a credit card.
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 calculation of holiday pay based on last 12 months earnings, and ordinary pay based on last month's earnings, 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. Also enhances pay calculation log and adds menu options to view export files.
14 Jan 2004 - 4.0.84
2004 statutory changes, effective from 1 April 2003, included for maximum earner premium pay, and student loan threshold
3 Dec 2003 - 4.0.81
Report selection of pay items not showing full list of pay items
Monthly schedule not including terminated employees paid after end date
30 Sep 2003 - 4.0.80
Payee IR348/proprietor flag change not saved correctly
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 IR348 file name to monthly schedule options form
Add request to confirm deletion of payslip in pay calculation form
Create log of data imported in pay data import process
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.
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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