Start of Year 2024

The purpose of Start of Year is to make sure all your employees are paid correctly from the beginning of the new school year. The Start of Year screen opens in EdPay on Monday, 4 December 2023.

If this is your first time doing Start of Year, or you haven't done one recently, the step-by-step process will be a handy reminder.

You can also download our Start of Year 2024 Guide (PDF, 1.5MB) or watch the Start of Year video (4mins, opens in

There is a tool to help you decide whether to make Start of Year changes in the EdPay Start of Year screen, your normal EdPay processes or by form, go to Start of Year actions tool 

Key dates

Date Activity
4 December 2023 Start of Year screen available in EdPay
9 January 2024 Pay day for pay period 21 - resume fortnightly
29 January 2024 Deadline for submitting EP23nt annualisation forms for 2024
Forms cut-off for pay period 22 (2024)
1 February 2024 Start of Year tasks should be completed for returning term-time only employees starting in pay period 23.
1 March 2024 Start of Year closes at 5pm. All changes must be made by this date. Remember to print out your final Start of Year report

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