Payroll software by Xero: pay staff with ease

Payroll software for small business. Xero Payroll helps to simplify compliance by automating calculations and empowering your employees, giving you confidence in every pay run.

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Payroll and business finances in one

Cloud payroll software that automatically updates your accounts in Xero – all under one login. 

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Employee pay made easy

Payroll provides tools for tracking working hours and approving leave with controlled access for employees.

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Power to your people

Give your employees self-service access from any device with the Xero Me mobile app for iOS and Xero Me app for Android. Xero Me makes it easy for employees to view their payslips, submit their timesheets and apply for leave.

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Get payday filing sorted with Xero

Payday filing is easy with Xero. Get online payroll sorted, stay compliant and file automatically to Inland Revenue. 

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Stay compliant

PAYE, ACC, KiwiSaver and student loan calculations are made easy for you. No need to install annual updates.

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Employee expenses

Approve and reimburse your employees for expense and mileage claims at the same time you run payroll.

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Make life simple with Xero’s payroll software

Flexible pay calendars

Choose how often employees are paid: weekly, monthly, fortnightly or twice a month.

Multiple pay rates

Pay employees who wear multiple hats different rates based on the work they perform each pay period.

Built-in timesheets

Employee hours seamlessly appear in pay runs for automated calculation and payment.

Manage employee leave

Track and manage employee entitlements for leave and enable employees to request online or from their phone.

Detailed payroll reports

Generate detailed reports for payroll history, bank transactions, payments, leave and more.

Flexible pricing

What you pay depends on the number of employees you’re paying.

Collaborate on payroll

Invite your accountant, bookkeeper or other team members to view payroll information. You control their level of access.

Record staff time, once

Load time recorded in Xero Projects directly into Xero Payroll, avoiding duplication and ensuring that staff members only record time once and in one place.

Try payroll for free for 30 days

Find out for yourself how well Xero Payroll works.
Set up your own payroll or use the Xero demo company. 

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