Deskera Releases

Learn what is new and improved in the latest updates on Deskera People.

Date of Release: July 3, 2020


New feature released:

1. We have officially launched Deskera People system also known as Human Resources Management System (HRMS) on production. You can sign-up for 30 days free trial. Follow the steps as mentioned here to sign-up for Deskera People account and follow through the sign-up procedure.

Here are some of the features we have you covered on Deskera People:

A) Onboard all your employees on Deskera People and update your employees' profiles. Check on the supporting guide below to learn how to onboard your employees:

B) Set-up the company's information and CPF details on Deskera People.

C) Learn about the payroll processes, adding new pay-run, and new ad-hoc payroll on Deskera People.

D) Arranging the pay schedule on Deskera People and also learn to edit and delete the pay schedule as well.

E) Add new components on Deskera People.

F) In addition, the admin can also manage the employee's leave, attendance, time-off sheet, and set-up the holiday date as per calendar year. On the other hand, the users can apply, track, and view their remaining leaves within the organization.

G) On Deskera People, the employees can also submit their expense claims. The admin will review all the expense claims submission before approval.


Date of Release: Aug 14, 2020


New feature released:

1. On Deskera People we have released the US Compliance for Texas with the same flow as Singapore compliance with few changes as mentioned below,

A). Adding the employees once the onboarding is completed. Learn more about this in the below supporting article,

- How to add the employee/Contractor details for US using Deskera People?

B). Learn about how to set up/Update company's information and Tax details on Deskera People

C.) Also with Deskera People, you can download the withholding form W-4 and W-9 which is required for tax filing

2. Below are the new features released for Singapore Compliance

A). You can now download three important IRAS reports using Deskera People which is required for Tax filing to IRAS. Below are the supporting Articles for your references,

- How to download IR8A Form using Deskera People?

- How to Generate IRAS E-Submission file using Deskera People?

- How to generate IRAS Summary report using Deskera People?


B). Also now you can record the Loss of pay details while going through the different payrun Stages. Below is the supporting article for your reference,

- What are the different stages for processing the Payroll?

Date of Release: Sept 15, 2020

  1. Now with Deskera People you can make the payment via GIRO account. Please refer the below articles for the same.

A). How do I set up a Bank Account to make payment using GIRO in Deskera HRIS?

B).How do I process payroll using GIRO in Deskera HRIS?

2. Option available for Import Employees for US Company and Default import employee for other countries. Please refer the below article,

A). How to add the employee details using Deskera HRIS?

Date of Release: October 06, 2020

  1. Payroll Summary Report-  With Deskera HRIS, you can now generate the payroll summary report easily and get a summary of employee payroll activity with date range, or see pay components for a specific period or individual employees.

Please refer the below article,

How Do I Generate Payroll Summary Report Using Deskera HRIS?
The Payroll Summary Report is a report for reviewing all payroll information forpaid employees based on a date range. With Deskera HRIS, you can now generate the payroll summary report easily andget a summary of employee payroll activity with date range, or see paycomponents for a specific pe…


2. Adding Multiple Bnak accounts - Now you can add multiple bank account for  GIRO like OCBC, CIMB, OCBC Velocity, UOB and can generate  the file in GIRO Format.

Please refer the below article.

How do I set up a Bank Account to make payment using GIRO in Deskera HRIS?
What is GIRO?General Interbank Recurring Order (GIRO) is a convenient, paperless and cashlesspayment method which enables you to make hassle-free payments to billingorganisations (BO) through your bank account. GIRO is an automated electronic payment service where the amount will beautomatica…

Date of Release: November 06, 2020

  1. Terminating an Employee (Stage 1 and Stage 2)  - With Deskera HRIS, you have an option to terminate employees from the system. You also have an option to manage and edit the termination details.

To learn more, please refer the below article,

View, edit, delete, terminate employees from Deskera HRIS
In the previous article, you have learned how to add employee details manuallyin the system using Deskera HRIS. Now let us see how can you view, edit, deleteand terminate the created employees. How to View employees? 1. Using the Deskera HRIS, you can view the employees by clicking on the …

2. IR8S E-Submission Form download: With Deskera HRIS, you can download IR8S form required for filing it further the IR8S, and submit this form to the IRAS for claiming a full refund on the excess of the contributions you paid.

To learn more, please refer the below article,

How to download IR8S Form using Deskera HRIS?
If you are an employer who has made excess CPF contributions to your employees’wages, and/or claimed or will be claiming a full refund on the excess of thecontributions you paid, you will be required to complete IR8S[https://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/uploadedFiles/IRASHome/Businesses/Explanatory%20Notes%20on%20Form%20IR8S.pdf…

3. Appendix 8A E-Submission and Appendix 8B E-Submission Form download -  Using Deskera HRIS, now you can download Appendix 8A form if you are an employee in Singapore and receives benefits in kind.

You can also download Appendix 8B form if you are an employee in Singapore and has derived gains or profits from Employee Stock Options (ESOP) Plans and Employee Share Ownership (ESOW) plans as well.

Also, if you want to make any changes in the both the forms you have an option of Edit Form.

To learn more, please refer below article,

How to download Appendix 8A and Appendix 8B Forms using Deskera HRIS?
All employers in Singapore are legally needed under S68( 2) of the Income TaxAct to prepare Form IR8A, along with Appendix 8A, Appendix 8B where applicablefor all Singapore-based employees. This must be done by 1 March annually andemployers will be accountable for submitting these forms to the In…