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Xero Payroll NZ

By Xero
1.75 out of 5 stars
Xero Payroll makes managing staff stress free and helps employers stay compliant. The cloud platform allows you to organise all your business information in one handy place.


Xero Payroll makes managing staff stress free and helps employers stay compliant. The cloud platform seamlessly integrates with Xero accounts, allowing easy tracking of taxes and staff payments, and annual tax changes are automatically handled for you, so you don’t need to worry about needing to upgrade any software.

Employers can set up staff details, manage leave, pay staff, including all taxes, and file reports to tax authorities.

Staff can simply log into their Xero employee portal on any device to submit leave, their timesheets or view their payslips.

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Xero Payroll NZ + Xero

  • With easy-to-use payroll software and online accounting in the cloud, you can organise all your business information in one handy place.

  • Keep your business moving while you’re on the go. Log in to Xero any time, anywhere, on any device, to make pay runs a walk in the park.

  • Xero Payroll not only helps you to manage your tasks, it automatically updates your accounts too.

  • 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.

Payday filing in Xero is coming soon, making it easier than ever to file your employment information with Inland Revenue. Payday filing becomes compulsory for all employers on 1 April 2019, and Xero will make it easy for you to comply in just a few clicks. Find out more about payday filing.

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Melissa Jackson
2 out of 5 stars

Needs improvement.

Timesheets don't populate days into pay run (you need to manually adjust days in pay run). Annual leave kept in hours rather than days making calculations complex for employees with variable hours. Lack of phone support can be stressful during a time critical pay issue.
Nic Mead
1 out of 5 stars


Cant add breaks, hard to use, poor design. No not recommend
Jane Butcher
2 out of 5 stars

Annual leave balances

Very non-tradtional presentation of annual leave balances on payslips, has left all staff confused as we migrated across to Xero from another system and it shows balances brought fwd in hours, and anything since then as a holiday pay dollar accrual - which is not ideal. Just a simple up to date holiday pay in hours is what we want.

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App details

By Xero
Added in 2018


New Zealand




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