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Aussie Payroll

This week we’re delighted to announce 4 new Australian payroll providers that link with Xero. We’ve heard loud and clear in Australia that you expect Accounting and Payroll to work seamlessly so we’ve been working with some key providers to make it easy to get the best of breed payroll and accounting solution.

ePayroll, WEBpayroll, and  ADP are available now. Paycycle is in beta and due shortly.

When I was travelling with Rod in Australia last week an Accountant commented “… we hope you keep updating the software. We’re sick of just being milked for maintenance fees.” After the meeting we discussed what an odd comment that was for us.

What I quickly learnt at Xero is our team LOVES delivering well designed software that makes life easier. We’re working on what our customers ask for as fast as we can and the list doesn’t get any smaller. We’ve got so much to do the thought of stopping or slowing down doesn’t even register. We’re just getting started!


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David Kime
8 February 2010 #

UK payroll?

Catherine Walker
8 February 2010 #

Hi David,
We do currently integrate with the providers listed in the Partners & Services section of our website – MyPAYE, Payescape and The Payroll Site. If there are others that you think would be a good fit please let us know and we’ll do some investigating.


8 February 2010 #

That is the feature we have been waiting for as Accountants. Great work guys. Can you explain exactly how they will intergrate with Xero please?

8 February 2010 #

We have used ePayroll from AussiePay for a while now – just recently started the Xero integration and find it excellent. Creates a Draft Invoice under Accounts Payable in Xero the second our payroll is processed which we can then approve immediately and reconcile the next day when our daily bank feed comes through. The invoice lists the various pay codes (ordinary, overtime, annual, personal leave) which makes it easier to manage and monitor labour costs.

8 February 2010 #

Does ADP US integrate with your system?

Catherine Walker
8 February 2010 #

Hi Ben,

Further to what Hugh has said above (thanks Hugh!) each of these providers integrate with Xero by the automatic entry of draft Accounts Payable invoices in Xero, which can then be used to match to bank transactions imported into Xero. Here’s an overview of how the accounting behind this works using an example we created for our API developer partners, hopefully there’s some good general information there to explain the basics.

ePayroll, WEBpayroll and Paycycle use our API to send the data, so you just push a button in these applications and it appears in Xero straight away. ADP provides a file which can be imported into Xero on the Accounts Payable screen in just a few clicks.

Each of these payroll providers will be making their integration instructions available soon, although there are already some instructions for the Paycycle beta via Paycyle’s blog.


Catherine Walker
8 February 2010 #

@Tarch At present the integration being offered is with ADP Australia only – they have a range of products available in various global regions, the Australian solution may not be available in other regions like the US, UK etc. We’re certainly keen to investigate integration with ADP or other US payroll solutions – so if you’d been keep to see integration with ADP or others, let us know and please lobby them too!

If there are other payroll solutions people would like to see integrated, let us know on our API User Voice forum.


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Jamie Pride
23 February 2010 #


Any more info on ADP integration? From our discussions, the word on integration has not really filtered down through their teams. I hear its a file? Has anyone integrated as of yet and what should we be asking ADP for? Any help would be appreciated.

Tony Rule
26 February 2010 #

@Jamie – Yes you’re correct, the integration uses a text file import which ADP will provide to you once the pay-run has been completed. We’ll check in with the ADP team – they have a help guide available for customers. We’ll contact you directly to give you some more info.


12 May 2010 #

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15 December 2010 #

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