Payroll software with all the tools you need

With Xero's easy-to-use payroll software and online accounting, you can organise all your business information in one handy place.

Xero Payroll in the US will no longer be available as of December 31, 2018. See our new partnership with Gusto.

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We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with innovative payroll solution, Gusto.

This partnership will allow us to combine the power of Xero with Gusto’s full-service payroll solution across all 50 states. Find out more.

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Payroll and business finances in one

Xero payroll not only manages the tasks you have to do, it automatically updates your accounts too.

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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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Say goodbye to manual tax calculations

Never use a tax table again. Tax calculations are completed for you and tax rate updates are done automatically.

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Worry-free employee payments

Pay employees instantly with direct deposit or print a check. Customize the layout of your checks with our check designer.

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Tax filings and payments made easy

Payroll filing and payments are calculated for you. You simply click to file and pay right from Xero. With timely notifications, you'll never miss a deadline again.

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Payroll is available in many states

Payroll is available in: Alabama*, Alaska*, Arizona*, Arkansas*, California, Colorado*, Florida, Georgia*, Hawaii*, Illinois, Indiana*, Kentucky*, Louisiana*, Maryland*, Michigan*, Minnesota*, Mississippi*, Nebraska*, Nevada*, New Hampshire*, New Jersey, New Mexico*, New York, North Carolina*, North Dakota*, Ohio*, Oklahoma*, Pennsylvania, South Carolina*, South Dakota*, Tennessee*, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington*, Wisconsin*, and Wyoming*.




Electronic filing and payment is available in these states

You can electronically file and pay federal and state payroll taxes including employee end-of-year W-2s in California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

More states coming soon.


*Electronic services are not available

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Make life simple with easy-to-use 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.

Manages 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.

Reimbursement of expenses

Reimburse your employees for expenses at the same time as you run payroll.

Flexible pricing

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

Collaborate on payroll

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

Want to know more?

Getting started with payroll

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Payroll tax payments and filings

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