Pay Cycle Setting

How to set up a pay cycle

Updated over a week ago

Before setting up payroll and its components, we recommend checking out how payroll works to get an idea of how to fully configure payroll settings.

Set up Pay Cycle:

  1. Navigate to Payroll > Settings

  2. Click Pay Cycles to begin

  3. Fill in the required fields:

    • Name: choose a name for your Pay Cycle

    • Description: enter information to describe the new Pay Cycle (optional)

    • Effective from: the month in which the pay cycle takes place (only the following months can be selected)

    • Repeat every: this section allows you to adjust Pay Cycles according to your company policy (1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Weeks, etc.,)

    • Cut-off date: enter the latest date that information should be submitted

    • The person in Charge: add the person who will receive notices to review payroll.

    • Review before pay date: default value is 5 days in advance.

    • Criteria: default value is all employees

    • Use Time Attendance: Use the toggle button to Enable or Disable data feeding from Attendance module to calculate employee payroll.

    • Calculate OT (Overtime) from Time Attendance: This option will only be available if Use Time Attendance is enabled.

  4. Click Save to confirm the action.

Edit Pay Cycle

  1. Navigate to Payroll > Settings

  2. Click on the Pay Cycles tab to view available pay cycle(s)

  3. Click More (⋮ icon) > Edit

  4. Adjust the corresponding fields

  5. Select a new Effective From (date). The new effective date must be after the current pay cycle

  6. Click Save to apply changes

💡Tip: When making changes to a Pay Cycle, remember to select a new date in Effective From, or you'll receive the error message "Payroll cycle is running". This means your changes have not been saved.


  • Only one pay cycle is available in this version

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