Nominal Ledger Mapping - Custom Items

The nominal ledger mapping – custom items screen allows users to add further adjustments to their payroll journal before posting into their accounting software. This is an optional screen which can be used for example to record HMRC Payment adjustments such as employment allowance or recoverable statutory pay. It is important to note that it is the user’s responsibility to determine the relevant entries required as well as check the correct amounts are entered.

For HMRC Payment Adjustments such as employment allowance you may wish to find your correct totals in the HMRC Payments tab before starting your journal. After you have gone through your standard journal processes the custom items screen will appear. To add a custom journal item, first click ‘Add custom debit item’. Enter the relevant date, reference, amount and then map to the appropriate account. Next click ‘add custom credit item’ and repeat those steps. The ‘total custom debits amount’ must equal the ‘total custom credit amount’ before you can continue to the final screen. For the custom item to be included in the journal all these fields must be filled.

Repeat this process for any additional journal adjustments you wish to include. When a custom item is no longer needed use this x icon to remove it. Click ‘continue’ to review your journal and your adjustments before posting. When saving changes to your journal, the reference and the mapping of any custom journal items that you have added will be saved for future use. Allowing users to enter new dates and amounts accordingly.

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