This extra option
to Lewis PAY-PACK, lets you import payroll information from other sources.
The most common
case will be reading information prepared with a computerised time-recording
system. However the information could
have been prepared on a spreadsheet or by a specialised program.
read the data of hours worked from the ASCII data file, and translate it into
PAY-PACK, as though the hours had been entered in PAY-PACK’s screen of Hours
Worked This Pay. IMPORTA-PAY
read in piece rates, and allowances that have formula Rate per Unit.
Recently IMPORTA-PAY has been extended to be able to accept
records of sick and all other leave.
Custom-Made Software Pty Ltd will make available the exact layout of the ASCII data file for
It is necessary to
match information of employees, hourly rates and allowances between PAY-PACK
and the other system. In PAY-PACK you
can choose which keys you wish to match on, and the order of matching. Some of the possibilities you could choose
for matching employees are:
- Employee Surname. If surnames are equal the matching is done by
- Employee Number.
PAY-PACK can also
export data in IMPORTA-PAY format. This
is useful for testing, and for getting precise details of new employees.