Easy pay runs and payroll records

Keep basic pay records online and do pay runs for a few employees using Xero, or else integrate a payroll app with Xero.

A list of employees to pay displays in Xero on a laptop.

Simple online pay runs

Use Xero for straight-forward recurring pay runs.

Keep pay records

Store employee details and pay records online.

Connect a payroll app

Use a third-party app for a more powerful payroll solution.

Simple online pay runs

Manually calculate deductions and record leave, then use Xero to pay a few employees and keep secure records.

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    Enter employees hours, hourly rates, taxes and deductions
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    Copy a previous pay run and make any changes
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    Email or print payslips from Xero
A payroll administrator enters the period covered by a pay run and the payment date.

Keep pay records

Store pay run details online so it’s easy to pay employees and reconcile wage payments.

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    Employee pay records and bank account details are kept online
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    Salary and wage payments are easy to reconcile
Employee details display on the Xero pay runs screen

Connect a payroll app

For a more powerful payroll solution, choose a third-party payroll app that integrates with Xero.

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    Find a payroll app in the Xero App Store
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    Easily sync client data and payment details with Xero
A business owner uses a payroll app on their laptop to pay their employees.

More about pay runs

Run reports to review your pay runs. View a breakdown of the amount paid to all, or individual employees, in a selected pay period

See how to run pay run reports

Add employees as contacts in Xero, including information such as their wage rate, bank account details, tax number, email, and postal address. All personal information and pay details are protected with multiple layers of security.

See how to add an employee for pay runs

Email or print payslips showing employee earnings, any deductions, and total pay. Add a note to every employee’s payslip if needed. Quickly and easily view employee payslips at any time, from anywhere.

See how to generate payslips

For a complete online payroll solution, choose one of the third-party payroll apps that integrate with Xero.

See payroll apps in the Xero App Store

Start using Xero 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

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