The following article contains the setup instructions for adding employees that are considered as directors and/or close family members into the ClockOn system.

This article contains the following items;

  1. Adding Directors and Close Held Payees.
  2. Making Directors fee Payments.
  3. Paying Director Fees to Super.

Adding Directors and Close Held Payees.

When adding a director or close family member into the system, you would add them as you would a standard employee, however, with the following variation.

On the Employee Details > Pay tab, ensure that the Gross Pay Type field is set to Closely Help Payees.

This will allow the ATO to identify the employee as a director or family member of the business at the time of the STP submission.

For more information on how to treat closely held (related) payees please refer to the ATO's documentation via the following link

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Making Directors fee Payments.

If you need to make a payment to a director of the business you can do this by adding a Directors Fees allowance into the system against the employee.

To access the allowance screen for the employee in question, simply

Once this has been done, you can then set the amount for the allowance from the payroll screen.

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Paying Director Fees to Super.

Please refer to the Superannuation Employee and Employer Payments for instructions on how to pay directors fees and allocate the allotted amount as a super salary sacrifice.

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