Payroll items - Additions

Payroll Addition items mean additional income on top of the employee's gross pay salary.
Swingvy provides two options in creating the list of your payroll items - Additions.

1. Default Addition

Swingvy adds the most common (frequently used) Addition payroll items for you



This standard Addition item is created by default and you are not allowed to edit them.

Create your own customised Additions items if necessary. To make further changes to a payroll itemscroll down to No 2 - Customised Additions items to learn how.

However, these default Addition items can be edited in two circumstances:

  • Updating the basic amount of additional items
  • Select employee for monthly recurrence 

2. Customised Addition items

Select this option only when you need to set up your customised Additions items.

Step 1 - Enter the new Addition name

Step 2 - If the Addition is unit base, select the checkbox and enter the per-unit amount

Step 3: If the addition is proratable for the new joiner/resignee, tick the box accordingly.

Step 3 - Select the statutory which will be subjected to this Addition

Step 4 - Choose employee

Step 5 - Finish this setup by clicking Save


The proration will only be calculated based on the proration setting that has been set in:

Payroll > Setting > Payroll Setting > Proration Setting


Below are the conditions when it is configurable and  how it is calculated:
The condition when it is configurable
  • It is only configurable only when ‘Apply pro-rata calculation for new joiners/resignees’ is ENABLED in  ‘Payroll > Setting > Payroll setting > Proration setting’  (If not enabled, the checkbox is not visible)
The info about the calculation formula
  • The calculation will be based on the ‘Pro-rata basis’ set in ‘Payroll > Setting > Payroll setting > Proration setting’. 

Learn more about Addition items:

  1. Addition name - Enter a unique name for the new payroll item
  2. Category – Click on the drop-down list for the below selection:

    1. Monthly remuneration (normal monthly tax computation will be applied) 

    2. Additional remuneration (bonus tax computation will be applied)

  3. Basic amount - The amount will be auto-generated every month for the selected employees. You can still edit the amount when running the payroll.

  4. Calculate by unit – When you run payroll, you can calculate the amount by entering the ‘No. of unit’. (Formula: ‘Unit amount’ x 'No. of unit')

  5. Statutory – Tick on the statutory attribute for this new item

  6. EA form field – Select the EA form output column from the selection list

  7. Select employee(s) for monthly recurrence - Apply to all or selected employees