Change Log

What’s new in this update?
Version 5.19.7799.33022 (2021-05-09)

  • Added Income Tax rates for FY 2021-22.
  • Improved payroll processing time by up-to 20%


  1. Download and install latest version from this link
  2. If you still face any issues, try running the setup with administrator rights

Previous Updates

Version 5.18.7761.14075 (2021-03-31)

  • Now you can specify a BCC address in e-mail settings. If you do so, all emails sent by Runtime Payroll will be marked BCC to the specified address.

Version 5.17.7721.29090 (2021-02-20)

  • Fixed an issue with Professional Tax calculation for Income Tax deduction purposes.
  • Fixed an issue with displaying Aadhar, Bank Details in Salary Slips.
  • Fixed an issue with rounding off salary numbers in Salary Register and Salary Slips.
  • Added some performance improvements in Salary Reports

Version 5.16.7712.26910 (2021-02-11)

  • Fixed an issue with weekly off calculation.
  • Added a new report for Salary Revisions under Reports > Salary Reports.
  • Option to select one or more employees on Salary Reports page

Version 5.13.7683.20564 (2021-01-13)

  • Manual time import template now support Date, Time-In, and Time-Out in a single row.
  • Payroll processing further improved to reduce time to finish payroll run.

Version 5.12.7666.27824 (2020-12-27)

  • Transactions > Capture Units: Now you can capture units for different dates in a period. The final payroll will consider total units captured for entire period.
  • Transactions > Capture Amount: Now you can capture manual salary amount for different dates in a period. The final payroll will consider total amount captured for entire period.
  • Extended company master to save GSTIN, PAN, ESI & PF Registration Numbers under Setup > General Settings > Company Info
  • Added option to specify number format (Indian/US/German) and change currency symbol and currency name under Setup > General Settings > Company Info
  • Fixed issues with employee next/previous navigation

Version 5.10.7610.29677 (2020-11-01)

  • Employee data default sorting changed to name instead of employee code
  • Added option for rounding net salary in addition to general rounding in salary format options (applicable for salary register as well as salary slip)
  • Salary slip also made customizable by following chosen salary reporting format
  • Some bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 5.9.7555.27513 (2020-09-07)

  • Added employee search to manual salary capture, deduction capture and unit capture
  • Improved period navigation (previous/next)
  • Fixed issues with employee navigation (previous/next)
  • Copy holidays from one location to another
  • Some bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 5.8.7535.23612 (2020-08-11)

  • Added report for daily time summary
  • Fixed an issue with loan issue
  • Increased payroll processing performance by handling active work profiles more efficiently

Version 5.7.7528.16619 (2020-08-11)

  • Added option to view Leave Summary on salary slip
  • Added option to view Loan Summary on salary slip
  • Some bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 5.6.7524.20380 (2020-08-08)

  • Added support to export monthly time summary report in PDF format
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 5.6.7514.36973 (2020-07-28)

  • Added employee search option in Attendance > Mark Employee Attendance
  • Work Shifts across mid-night are now supported.
  • Improvements to New Employee screen
  • Improvements to bulk salary update screen to pre-fill latest salary numbers for easy update
  • Improvements in Manual Deduction capture, Manual Salary capture and Manual Units capture screens
  • Fixed an issue with salary summary report to display correct gross salary in case of multiple salary revisions

Version 5.6.7507.41466 (2020-07-21)

  • Changed sorting of employees to employee code instead of employee name in most lists
  • Bulk salary update will now display latest previous salary of employee for easy updation
  • Fixed an issue with capturing units for rate based components
  • Fixed an issue with lunch time configuration in work shifts

Version 5.6.7506.13010 (2020-07-20)

  • Fixed an issue with display of Paid Days in Salary Reports
  • Fixed an issue with importing attendance from excel when data had only one row
  • Fixed an issue with calculation of percentage based deductions

Version 5.6.7500.41366 (2020-07-14)

  • Fixed an issue with default attendance after changing configuration for Weekly off and Holidays
  • Fixed an issue with calculated time in/out when no rules for early/late are defined
  • Fixed an issue with employee import template
  • Fixed an issue with ‘Fixed’ and ‘Percentage’ based deductions to display correct salary components for calculating base salary
  • Lunch-Hours are calculated only if employee has In-hours on a given day weather it is a working day/weekly off/holiday
  • Added functionality to add pre-payment in employee loan and recalcualte repayment schedule for remaining of the loan amount
  • Update: Sandwitch leaves will not consider following:
    • Previous date attendance in case of first day of the month, and;
    • Next date attendance in case of last day of the month

Version 5.5.7484.41327 (2020-06-28)

  • Attendance Time Report can now be run at Monthly Summary Level
  • While capturing Manual Deductions, now you can see old amount along-side your capture box

Version 5.5.7466.30373 (2020-06-10)

  • Added a report to view Income Tax Computation. Reports > Statutory > Income Tax Computation
  • Fixed an issue with Income Tax Calculations
  • Added functionality to mark a location as Metro/Non-Metro for Income Tax Calculation purposes. Setup > Statutory > Income Tax Settings > Locations Tab

Version 5.5.7465.30712 (2020-06-09)

  • Payroll Run: Speed up payroll processing time
  • Payroll Run: Added functionality to run payroll for one or more employees instead of all
  • Now you can capture salary units for all Rate components in a single screen
  • Added functionality to reset a period in case you are facing data mismatches
  • Fixed an issue with e-mailing payslips to employees
  • Fixed an issue with ESI Returns for zero paid days
  • Fixed an issue with Professional Tax deduction

Version 5.5.7450.23254 (2020-05-25)

  • Salary register can now be filtered with Department also
  • Employee import from excel can now be used to update existing records with new/updated information
  • Fixed an issue with ESI return
  • Fixed an issue with PF deduction beyond employee salary limit
  • Fixed an issue with PF return
  • Fixed an issue with attendance import from excel file
  • Bug fixes

Version 5.5.7443.17757 (2020-05-18)

  • Added statutory bonus functionality as per Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
  • Salary components now have a calculated rate option to dynamically derive rate from one or more other components
  • Salary register report now has increased flexibility to show, hide and sort columns
  • Display total number of active and inactive employees on employee search dialog
  • Now you can cancel payroll run before it is finished
  • Fixed an issue with attendance import from excel file
  • Fixed an issue with loan deduction

Version 5.4.7436.33147 (2020-05-11)

  • Employee Loans: Added option to include/exclude loan disbursal amount in salary of the month in which loan is given
  • Employee: Added option to specify employee code manually also
  • Employee: Added field for Aadhar No. in ‘Personal Info’ tab
  • Shifts: Added option to define exact number of paid hours in a shift
  • Payroll Run: Improved progress monitoring by including progress bar for each step of the process
  • Fixed an issue which caused employee picture not being displayed in some cases
  • Fixed an issue with bulk salary update
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 5.3.7431.922 (2020-05-06)

  • Added auto-backup feature to backup database at a fixed time during the day. Configure from Setup > General Settings > Backup Settings
  • Added auto-attendance import settings to import attendance from the defined source at a fixed time during the day. Configure from Setup > Leave & Attendance > Attendance Import Settings
  • Improved report of Time Summary to display payable hours as per Attendance Payment Rules

Version 5.2.7427.2496 (2020-05-02)

  • Added feature of ‘Device Licenses’. Using multiple ‘Device Licenses’, you can run Runtime Payroll on multiple devices
  • Added option to buy and add ‘Device License’ to your subscription
  • Added ‘Manage’ button on login screen to view your license, with buy and renew options
  • Improvements to the storage method of application settings

Version 5.1.7423.40345 (2020-04-28)

  • Fixed an issue with Sandwitch leave
  • Fixed an issue with Absents displayed in Salary Register and Salary Slips
  • Fixed an issue with Salary Register excel export

Version 5.1.7417.25677 (2020-04-22)

  • Added: Define lunch time within shifts
  • Added: Payment rules to mark lunch time payable or not
  • Added: Time variation rules for extra lunch time
  • Added: Performance improvements in time data validations

Version 5.1.7413.3501 (2020-04-18)

  • Added: Network Support – Now you can access data across multiple computers in your local area network
  • Fixed: Some bug fixes

Version 5.0.7412.16987 (2020-04-17)

  • Added: Time based salary calculation rules can now be defined for attendance/leave type
  • Added: ESI/PF/Prof. Tax/Inc. Tax deduction can now be disabled at employee level
  • Added: Rules for calculatin early coming, late coming early going and late going minutes for time base salary calculations
  • Added: Enable Automatic absent marking for Holidays and Weekly Offs if employee is absent on a day before and a day after (Sandwitch leaves)
  • Added: A new report for viewing time summary for a period
  • Added: Statutory deductions can now be disabled at employee level as an override
  • Fixed: An issue with PF deduction where deduction was being made in some cases even when salary was above ceiling

Version 5.0.7408.27119 (2020-04-13)

  • Added: Now you can buy or renew your license within the application
  • Fixed: Bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 5.0.7405.17276 (2020-04-10)

  • Fixed: An issue with ESI & PF Report generation which created invalid file names

Version 5.0.7404.20312 (2020-04-09)

  • Fixed: An issue with period creation which allowed creating periods beyond 31 days

Version (2020-04-04)

  • Added: Birthday & Marriage Anniversary reports
  • Added: Birthday, Marriage Anniversary and Joining Reminder on startup
  • Added: Employee Work Statement Report
  • Fixed: Bug fixes and miscellaneous improvements

Version (2020-03-31)

  • Added: Send payslips to employees in one click by e-mail
  • Added: Reports for Manual, Rate Based and Time Based salaries
  • Fixed: Pressing ‘Enter’ key will move ahead in forms
  • Fixed: Consistent window color scheme

Version (2020-03-21)

  • Added: Company Info settings to configure printing of additional lines in report headers
  • Added: Error logs are now automatically synced to Runtime Software error reporting service so that we can fix the issues real fast
  • Added: Setup now includes a bootstrap installer (web installer) of .NET Framework 4.5. In case .NET Framework 4.5 is not found on your system, setup will install automatically

Version (2020-03-13)

  • Added: Option to update salary of multiple employees
  • Added: Option to import salary of multiple employees from dynamically generated excel file

Version (2020-03-04)

  • Added: Introduced a new type of rate based salary component:
    ‘Calculated Rate’: You can link existing fixed salary components
    to calculate rate automatically as follows:
    Total Fixed Salary of selected components / No. of days in month
  • Added: Ability to add arrears using Manual Salary Components
  • Added: Generate PF Arrears Returns
  • Fixed: An issue with rounding off ESI & PF contribution amounts in returns

Version (2020-02-29)

  • Fixed: Issue with time data calculation
  • Fixed: Issue with default attendance marking when user marked attendance already exist

Version (2020-02-27)

  • Added: Application can auto update itself if new update is available
  • Added: Application can obtain and refresh digital license online

Version (2020-02-15)

  • Updated: Rebranded to ‘Runtime Payroll’
  • Updated: Rebuilt on C# (from VB)
  • Updated: Rebuilt on WPF (from WinForms)
  • Updated: Moved database storage from SQL Server to SQLite for easy deployment
  • Added: Income Tax Calculations as per new tax regime for FY 2020-21

Version 4.0

  • Added: Attendance validation and correction of punches

Version 3.0

  • Added: Professional Tax

Version 2.0

  • Updated: Rebranded from ‘TechPay’ to ‘Aufice Payroll’
  • Added: Attendance Machine Integration

Version 1.0

  • Added: Initial release under the name ‘TechPay’

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