Posts Tagged ‘tracking employee payroll’

The JobClock System – It’s 10 times more accurate than a manual system, and most importantly it collates the data…! Says a recent customer Phil from Brisbane

June 27th, 2014

We received some great feedback from our customer Brisbane Granite and Marble recently. Brisbane Granite and Marble are based in Northgate Brisbane. Philip started his feedback with the realisation that every company has when billing for hours worked.

Philip said “The biggest assistance to us is the reminder of the reality. That is the common sense which is every hour our staff work is billing hours. If we don’t bill for it we are losing money. Having a system that tracks time, makes you look and think about billing hours. That’s without even looking at the data…..When …

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JobClock Integration with Quicken Payroll

January 21st, 2014

We get asked this question a lot, this week we have been asked twice already so I thought time to put further information out on the blog.

Dale recently asked a number of questions….

1/ Does your pocket clock system integrate with the Reckon accounts 2013?

2/ what type of support after purchase do you guys offer?

3/ Is there any upgrades each year with your system to coincide or keep up with the Reckon annual upgrades?

Yes we support Reckon, it was one of the first payroll products many years ago integrated. We provide all support for Australian customers right here in Australia, …

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Stop backdating time sheets and guesstimating employee hours to meet payroll deadlines – get an electronic solution

October 3rd, 2013

When I got this inquiry more than 10 years ago I was taken aback by the pain and agony the payroll person was going through every week…..let me take you back for a moment.

I took the call and we started discussing the current process which included the need to collect time sheets before the pay period was over to give sufficient time to complete payroll before sending the information off to the bank.

The pay period was Thursday to Wednesday, due to the time it took for payroll to complete the payroll process they needed all the time sheets …

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JobClock Timesummit software integrates with several SAGE Products

August 18th, 2013

From the desk of the developers of the JobClock System…….The ExakTime team traveled to Washington D.C. July 21-26 to attend Sage Summit 2013, the largest gathering of the year for Sage customers and business partners.

A Certified Development Partner, ExakTime exhibited at the show for the first time, showing off new hardware and software to vendors, current customers and new friends. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive and the team came back with many new connections from the event.
The ExakTime-Sage connection

For years, ExakTime’s time and attendance system has shared data back and forth with Sage software – with …

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Be Cautious About Paying Employees Cash Under The Table

July 19th, 2013

While it may not be the “right” way to pay employees, you may choose to offer payment to some under the table. Effectively, what this means is that payment is in cash, and that it is not put on the books. From this perspective, taxes do not need to be paid by either the employees or the employer. Cash is most typical, strictly because it can change hands without being tracked. While paying employees with cash isn’t something that is really encouraged, it is done whether businesses admit it or not and proceeding with caution is integral.

Stick to casual …

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Payroll Questions: What Do You Pay Once You’ve Fired a Team Member?

May 30th, 2013

When an employee is leaving the company, there are some minimum financial compensation requirements that you must submit to as an employer. These requirements, according to the Australian Government Fair Work Ombudsmanapply whether you have terminated the employee, or if they resigned.

Pay all outstanding funds – you must pay an employee that is leaving their full wages based on their hours worked, or based on their normal salary. This includes any overtime hours worked, and any penalty rates that apply. Just because an employee is leaving doesn’t mean you owe them any less than an employee that is remaining …

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Should Casual Employees be On Payroll, or Work as Independent Contractors?

May 17th, 2013

When hiring casual employees that don’t necessarily work consistent shifts week after week or day after day. it is challenging to determine how they should be paid, and what their job classification will be from a legal perspective.

Two popular options are putting these employees on payroll or setting them up as an independent contractor. Having them labelled as an independent contractor, has a number if different pros and cons.

 You don’t not need to worry about submitting tax deductions from payroll on behalf of the employee.
They are responsible for invoicing the business once the job has been completed.

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Calculating Labour Costs To Remain on Budget

May 10th, 2013

In order to determine if you are in fact hiring the proper number of staff to work, not just to get the job done, you need to calculate your labour costs. This will determine if in fact your overhead costs are equal to what you are paying your employees.

If your labour costs are too high, then you need to look at making reductions, as overall you are not walking away with reasonable earnings. Cutting down on expenses doesn’t need to mean cutting own on staff, provided it reduces your overall costs. Simply ensure that your earnings potential is higher. …

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What Must Be Included With Employee Final Pay?

February 3rd, 2013

When an employee is leaving the company, there are some minimum financial compensation requirements that you must submit to as an employer. These requirements, according to the Australian Government Fair Work Ombudsman apply whether you have terminated the employee, or if they resigned.

Pay all outstanding funds – you must pay an employee that is leaving their full wages based on their hours worked, or based on their normal salary. This includes any overtime hours worked, and any penalty rates that apply. Just because an employee is leaving doesn’t mean you owe them any less than an employee that is …

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Encouraging Employees to Use Portable Time Clocks

May 4th, 2012

If you are introducing the use of portable time clocks for the first time to your staff, you may find that the idea is met with some contention. Staff may initially feel as though you are introducing the use of portable time clocks because you don’t trust them to report their own hours accurately. Although this may be a factor in your decision, it’s not typically the only reason, and you need to persuade employees that it’s for their benefit as well.

Some of the ways that using a portable time clock will benefit each employee include:

Accurate payroll – …

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