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Seamless online accounting and payroll software
Say goodbye to manual data entry and calculation mistakes. Xero makes it easy to process payroll, pay your employees and manage your federal and state payroll taxes. And your employees can view their paystubs, enter hours, submit time off requests and more. With our seamless solution, all of your payroll information is automatically updated into your general ledger.
Payroll is available in: Alaska*, Arizona*, California, Colorado*, Florida, Georgia*, Hawaii*, Illinois*, Indiana*, Maryland*, Nevada*, New Hampshire*, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina*, Ohio*, Pennsylvania*, South Dakota*, Tennessee*, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington* and Wyoming*.
Ditch the dread of manually completing a tax form or payment coupon. With online payroll, you electronically file and pay federal and state taxes with a single click. Also includes employee end-of-year W-2s at no extra charge.Find out more >
Rest easy because you never have to worry about a tax table again. Tax calculations are completed for you and tax rate updates are done automatically.Find out more >
Pay your employees instantly with direct deposit or print a check and pay stub. Customize the layout of your check with our visual check designer.Find out more >
Track time and attendance, minimize compliance risks and increase employee productivity. Employee hours seamlessly appear in Xero for automated calculation and reporting.Find out more >
Seamless payroll software
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Integrate payroll add-ons and combine HR and employee management tools to increase your overall productivity.
Flexible, powerful payroll
Multiple pay schedules allow you to pay your employees when you need to. Unlimited earnings, deductions, reimbursements and time off types to suit your business needs.
Forget about printing pay stubs for distribution. Simply grant employees access to your online payroll so they can apply for time off, complete timesheets, view and print pay stubs and more. Managers can also approve time off and timesheets without seeing the rest of the business financials.Find out more >
Timesheets, employee scheduling, HR management and costing solutions play well with payroll software. We simplify your office by connecting with your favorite applications with our open API.Find out more >
Have more complex payroll needs?
Check out our add-on partners.
Seamless Payroll included on Standard and Premium plans in these states
- New Hampshire*
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina*
- South Dakota*
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“My favorite thing about Payroll in Xero is that I really don’t have to do anything… I just let my employees login, log their time, I put their rate of pay in, and I don’t have to do anything after that.”