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Xero Payroll Certification (self paced)

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40 Payroll credits



Learning objectives

This certification is for New Zealand Xero Partners only.

Payroll in Xero makes it easier than ever to process payroll and pay employees on time!

Watch an accountant named “Roman” show his client “Mia’s Boutique” how to setup payroll, process pay runs, run reports and access the files needed to electronically file with Inland Revenue. Learn how accounting and payroll together saves time by streamlining workflows with payroll information directly mapped into the accounting system!

Course outline

    1. Setting up payroll in Xero
    • Prepare to enter payroll
    • Enter organisation information
    • Setup an employee

    2. Using payroll for everyday tasks
    • Use the employee portal
    • Manage timesheets and leave requests
    • Process pay runs

    3. Reporting and Filing at end of month
    • File PAYE with Inland Revenue
    • Review balances and reporting

Pre-course preparations

We recommend that you also complete Advisor Certification, but it's not compulsory to do so before completing Payroll Certification.

Topics covered

  • Payroll

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