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Sage Payroll Error 1046

Sage Payroll Error 1046

What is Sage Payroll Error 1046 & How to Fix It?

Sage Payroll is a dependable software, enabling the user to possess total control over the user’s business payroll and clear-cut visibility. The software creates businesslike & glassy payroll process along with accurate documentation by pre-determined HR templates. Moreover, Sage Payroll is used to enhance the business efficiency & productivity; in order to deal with payroll and resource issues.

Major Features of HR and Payroll

  • Flexible solutions created in order that the needs of one’s business is met
  • Ever remain updated with the a la mode legislation from SARS
  • Keep an updated record of all your employees
  • Mechanically calculate statutory and tax deductions
  • Use IRP5s & Create payslips for your employees
  • Helps in making affordable monthly payments

The Benefits of Sage Payroll

We often ask ourselves, “why use a particular software? Is it good? Will it help me?” Well, it is these same questions which haunt us when it comes to the usage of Sage Payroll.

The following are certain reasons to why Sage payroll is important:

1. Efficiency

The sage payroll system is integrated into the other systems in a company such as the company’s performance-reporting systems and/or time-keeping system, and other systems related to HR which helps track employees’ development, reports, &/or remuneration. The proficiency of the above mentioned integration is realized when information is sought concerning salaries and/or performance.

2. Data is Safe:

The Software aids in keeping an employees’ personal & financial information away from prying eye. This is quite a big responsibility which all employers should by all means, to take upon themselves.

3. Automatic:

Automated payroll systems are becoming increasingly important in the the world, due to the efficiency argument. Employers who have not yet upgraded themselves with automation in their payroll processes, will be facing extinction very soon.

Exact Error Shown While User Facing Sage Payroll Error 1046

Authentication Failure: The supplied user credentials failed validation for the requested service. (Gateway 1046 Fatal)

Causes of Sage Payroll Error 1046

Sage Payroll Error 1046 is caused due to a busy getaway, and the details submitted by the user could not be validated.

To know more read below:

  • You entered your user ID and password incorrectly in e-Submission Settings.
  • HMRC have modified your tax reference but you haven’t done so within your software.
  • The Gateway is busy while submitting and can’t validate your details.
  • Although you’ve selected the “Submit” button as an agent check box. You are not registered with HMRC as an agent.

Fixing the Sage Payroll Error 1046

To Solve Sage Payroll Error 1046 ensure that the District and Tax Reference is correct.

To Know More Read Below:

In order to undo the error, you’ll have to check the following and then try to re-submit:

Total Time: 10 minutes

  1. Step One

    Go to e-Submissions, then click e-Submission Settings.

  2. Step Two

    Remove the tax reference number and re-enter a valid tax district/reference number. You must ensure that you keep no blank spaces after the reference. Any letters in the tax district/reference number must be present in the upper case.

  3. Step Three

    Remove the old ID & Password and re-enter the user ID and password.

  4. Step Four

    Ensure that if you are not registered as an agent with HMRC, you do not click on the Submit button as an agent and that the check box on the Contact Details tab is clear.

  5. Step Five

    Save and then Close.

  6. Step Six

    Check if your tax district/ reference is the same as the details in your e-Submission Settings and if the position of your PAYE for Employers service is working. This you must do by logging in to the website.

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