How to add custom overtime?

We already set up the most common Overtime items such as normal OT, Rest-Day OT and Public OT. For more information on how to add these, please review this Help Article. In case you want to add Custom Overtime, please follow the steps below.

Note that you only need to add the Custom Overtime Payroll Item once,  after which you can conveniently select it from the list of payroll items to be added as a recurring or one-off payment.

1. Add Custom Overtime

Go to Settings > Payroll items > Add Custom Overtime

2. Select Name and Set-up

You can name the Custom Overtime Payroll Item yourself and save it. Then adjust the overtime rate (= the multiplier for the hourly rate). Please also select the statutory contributions accordingly.

IMPORTANT: By default, Overtime is subject to PCB and SOCSO, but exempt from EPF as per the statutory requirements. Should you have any questions on the correct set-up, you can always check with our support team via the in-app chat.

Once set up, you can add the Custom Overtime Payroll Item either as a recurring payroll item under employee settings, or as a non-recurring payroll item in Step 1 of your payroll, see our Help Article for more info. Furthermore, you can add it under Timesheet, following which you can key in the daily hours.

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