Change Log

What’s new in this update?
Version 5.20.8741.35918 (2021-06-20)

  • Fixed an issue with income tax computation report
  • Now you can capture salary units by importing from excel.


  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 5.19.7799.33022 (2021-05-09)

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

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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