Payroll software that doesn’t put you to work

Payroll software that pays staff on time, every time. Set up payees once to make every pay run a walk in the park.

The pay run screen shows a list of employees with the option to include them  in the current pay run.

Everything in one place

Store documents online for quick access. Capture bills and receipts via email, or scan files from your mobile.

Automate your admin

Connect Xero to your bank for automatic bank feeds. Easily sync bank and financial information.

Collaborate in real time

Work online with your accountant, bookkeeper or employees. Leave comments, discuss data and stay connected to your team.

Australia’s Single Touch Payroll sorted

Use Xero payroll software to simplify compliance with ATO requirements.

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    Lodge salary, wage, PAYG and superannuation details
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    Send Single Touch Payroll reports each payday
In the payroll software, the names of selected employees and the amount they are to be paid are ticked.

Automated Australian payroll calculations

Pay employees in just a few clicks using Xero online payroll software. Payroll data updates your accounts automatically.

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    Automatic tax, superannuation and leave calculations for Australian businesses
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    Flexible pay calendars and pay rates
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    Payslips are instantly available to employees in Xero Me or can be shared securely via email
Employee pay details including type, salary, earning YTD and next pay day display in Xero’s payroll software.

Employee self-service with the payroll app

Reduce admin and save time by giving your employees access to the Xero Me payroll app so they can manage their own work-related admin.

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    Your staff can access their own payslips
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    They can view leave balances and submit leave requests or timesheets on the go
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    Authorised staff can review and approve leave requests and timesheets
A request for annual leave is being completed online using the Xero Me payroll app.

Plans to suit your business



AUD per month

Good for sole traders, new businesses, and the self-employed.



AUD per month

Good for growing small businesses.


AUD per month

Good for established businesses of all sizes.


AUD per month

Good for larger employers and more complex small businesses

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Start using payroll for free

Access all Xero features for 30 days, then decide which plan best suits your business.

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    Safe and secure
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    Cancel any time
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    24/7 online support