Attache - importing a pay run into Attache

This article includes the following topics:

  • Completing a pay run within easyemployer
  • Import a pay run into Attache
  • Payroll category character limit

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Completing a pay run within easyemployer

To complete the pay run within easyemployer, follow the Exporting a payroll processing file guide

Import a pay run into Attache

1. Take a backup of your payroll data in Attache 

2. Copy the payroll report export file created by easyemployer to the directory containing your Attaché Payroll data

3. Rename the file to PAYTSHT.INP

4. To check the file without importing it, choose

  • Transactions 
  • Payroll
  • Disk File Entries
  • Test File Entries


5. Correct any errors

6. To import the data, choose

  • Transactions
  • Payroll
  • Disk File Entries
  • Read Disk File Entries


On completion, the application renames the input file to PAYTSHT.BAK.


Payroll category character limit

Income types and allowances are limited to 8 characters in Attache. easyemployer payroll categories greater than 8 characters will be truncated and exported as 8 characters only.

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