Payroll software with all the tools you need

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

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Payroll and business finances in one

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

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Employee pay made easy

Payroll online 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 and . Xero Me makes it easy for employees to view their payslips, submit their timesheets and apply for leave.

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Streamline superannuation

We’ve got it covered when it comes to superannuation: pay and report employee super contributions with the click of a button. Payroll in Xero is gold certified by the ATO for being SuperStream compliant.


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Single Touch Payroll made easy

We're working closely with the ATO to roll out Single Touch Payroll (STP) in Xero from 1 July 2018. It’ll make it simple for employers with 20 or more workers to report the required pay, tax and super details to ATO with each pay run.

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Make life simple with 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.

Connects to other business apps

Reduce rework by connecting payroll to scheduling, HR, time management and other apps.

SuperStream compliant

Payroll in Xero is SuperStream compliant – it has gold certification from the ATO.

Collaborate on payroll

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

See how other businesses use Xero

“Now that my accountants have payroll set up in Xero, it's there and it gets done, without me having to worry about how it's getting done. It's awesome.” Shane Jones

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Automatic superannuation payments

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