GPAUS: HELP/SFSS DEDUCTION FOR ANNUAL LEAVE PAYOUT UPON TERMINATION
Last updated on MAY 02, 2018
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Global Payroll Australia - Version 9.1 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
On: 9.2, PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Global Payroll Australia, Legislative
Unused Leave on termination should not be included in the calculation for HELP & SFSS
When a staff member terminates and they have elected that they have a HELP/SFSS debt, we currently deduct a periodic version of these tax payments from their annual leave/LSL payout.
The amount of the HELP/SFSS tax to be deducted is calculated by the system.
We have just located a link on the ATO website which states that we are not to withhold unused leave on termination for HELP/SFSS. Please find the link below.
The delivered PeopleSoft elements TAX FM PST HELP and TAX FM PST SFSS includes Unused Leave which is incorrect.
Lump sum leave termination payments should not effect HELP or SFSS deductions
The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Create a termination business scenario for a employee
2. Run payroll process
3. Check Calendar results
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users effected with HELP/SFSS is being over taxed
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