Creating a Car Allowance Pay Component

The following article demonstrates how to enable the standard car allowance pay component and add this to an employee record.
Enabling the Car Allowance Pay Component:
  1. Go to the JCurve Payroll tab
  2. Down to Payroll Setup
  3. Click on Pay Component Sub Type

Car Allowance 1

  1.  Check the Show Inactives checkbox
  2. Navigate to Motor Vehicle (Deductible) and Motor Vehicle (non-deductible) and remove the tick from the checkboxes within the Inactive column
  3. Click Submit

Car Allowance 2

 

Adding the Motor Vehicle Pay Component to an Employee Record:

First, load the relevant employee record in View mode.

  1. Navigate to the Payroll subtab
  2. Click on Create Allowance

Car Allowance 3

  1. Select either Motor Vehicle (Deductible) or Motor Vehicle (non-deductible) from within the Pay Component Sub Type field
  2. Select the relevant UOM for the employee within the UOM field (Ensure this matches the pay frequency of the employee)
  3. Enter 1 into the Quantity field
  4. Enter the weekly rate within the Rate field (in our example the employee is paid weekly, and the yearly allowance totals $53,000.00.  Simply divide this amount by 52 for the weekly rate)
  5. Ensure the correct figures are carried over and into the Amount and Amount Per Period fields
  6. Enter a start date for the Pay Component within the Start Date field
  7. Enter the relevant Expense Account within the P&L Account field according to the type of motor vehicle allowance
  8. Enter the employee location into the Location field (only enter this if you use Locations for reporting expenses within JCurve)
  9. Click Save

Car Allowance 4

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