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Processing the first week of Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) wages


To process an employee's first week of ACC wages, you'll need to set up the ACC pay code then process their pay.

For more information on the ACC, visit


1. Create the ACC pay code
  1. Go to the Maintenance command centre and click Maintain Pay Codes.
  2. Press F4 or click New.
  3. For the Pay Code Type select Gross Earnings.
  4. Enter a meaningful Pay Code , for example ACC.
  5. Enter a meaningful Pay Code Description , for example Accident Compensation. See our example below.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click the General tab.
  8. For the Pay code based on employees payrate select the Normal option.
  9. In the Multiplied by field enter 0.8000. See our example below.
  10. Click Close.
2. Process the first week's pay
  1. Go to the Prepare Pays command centre and click Enter Pays.
  2. Double-click the applicable employee.
  3. Press F4 to select a pay code.
  4. Click the new ACC pay code and click OK. See our example below.
  5. Click OK to the Set new Pay Default details window as shown below.
  6. Enter the required hours under the ACC Pay Code for the employee for the pay.
  7. Continue processing the pay in the normal way.
3. Process any subsequent pays

For any subsequent weeks:

  1. Put the employee's hours against the UNPDLV pay code to record their unpaid leave.
  2. Enter 1 against the UNPDLVEX pay code to decrease the divisor only for the calculation of the annual leave.
    This will not change the way annual leave is calculated (which is at the greater of the Ordinary Weekly pay or the Average Weekly earnings).
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