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Re: Future of LedgerSMB: Ideas and RFC

We were looking to develop a payroll module for Washington State a few
years back. But we were waiting for the improved 1.3 architecture before
starting, and it took too long -- now our shop is pretty firmly focused
on Drupal development.

On 05/18/2011 05:51 AM, Adrian Levi wrote:
> On 18 May 2011 10:34, Chris Travers <..hidden..> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Adrian Levi <..hidden..> wrote:
>>> Is there a payrole function in the works, what would it cost me to
>>> have one written?
>>> Watching progress in LSMB with interest.
>> Well, payroll is a nightmare because of so many national and local
>> requirements.  I have the basics of a database structure written but
>> would really need specific requirements for a specific location before
>> I could contemplate putting something into place.
> I could well imagine, I had already started thinking about the
> differences between different national codes...
> I am in Australia, Queensland specifically, here is a link to the tax tables.
> http://www.ato.gov.au/businesses/content.aspx?doc=/content/33283.htm
> *We also pay Superannuation at a minimum 9% on ordinary hours only
> (not including overtime), if you earn $400 or more per week.
> *Holiday accrual is calculated at approx 2 hours per week calcuated
> pro rata on what is actually worked (ordinary hours).
> Most other things are specified in Federal or State awards for
> specific job types.
> I'll ask our accountant if there is a specific place that all this
> information can be gleaned.
> Adrian