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Payroll for 1-5 employees

Smartly payroll is designed with Kiwi small businesses in mind. We make it simple to pay your people on time, accurately and in line with regulation. The simple way to sort your payroll.

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    Accuracy & Compliance
    We lie awake at night thinking about things like the Holidays Act, PAYE and new payday filing requirements so you never have to. When there’s a new legislative change, we’re on it.
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    Simplicity
    Smartly’s whole reason for existence is to make payroll simple – automating calculations and sorting countless payment transfers on your behalf.
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    Support
    Need help? If you want to know how to do anything on Smartly, we’ve got you! Check out our Help Centre or give our payroll experts a call.

Popular features for businesses with 1-5 employees

  • Accurately calculate leave, and payments
    Accurately calculate leave, and payments
    Calculate leave correctly and in compliance with the Holidays Act. Plus automate calculations for PAYE, Termination Pay and more.
  • Payday filing
    Payday filing
    Payroll information for you and your employees is automatically sent to IRD, so you never have to worry about IRD penalties.
  • Training
    Training
    When you sign up, we’ll set up a one-to-one training session tailored to your business needs. Run over Zoom, we’ll take you through your first pay step-by-step.

Other popular features for your business size

  • Help Centre
    Help Centre
    The Help Centre is your first port of call for help. We’ve got easy-to-follow guides and product demo videos plus a searchable FAQ space with answers and step-by-step instructions.
  • Automatic payments
    Automatic payments
    Run your pay, and then we’ll automatically make your payments to your Employees, IRD, Kiwisaver + more.
  • PAYE sorted (payments to IRD)
    PAYE sorted (payments to IRD)
    Payments to the IRD are handled so you don’t need to worry. Never be penalised for missing IRD payment deadlines – it’s all handled by us.
  • Easy reporting interface
    Easy reporting interface
    We have a range of reports designed to make tracking and reporting on payroll super simple. From pay run reports to warning and changes reports and more. It’s also super easy to export files too.
  • Allowances
    Allowances
    If your team are eligible for allowances (mileage, food, accommodation), these can easily be added by you (during the pay run) or your employees (in their timesheet).
  • Xero integration
    Xero integration
    Send payroll information straight to Xero, giving you more visibility into business performance and productivity.
  • Safe and Secure
    Safe and Secure
    We take the safety and security of our customers data and transactions very seriously. We maintain an Information Management Security System that’s certified against ISO27001.
  • Import timesheets
    Import timesheets
    If you’re using a 3rd party time and attendance package import timesheets easily with a CSV file.
  • Advanced leave management
    Advanced leave management
    Leave management made super easy. Employees can view leave balances, project leave balances for the future and put in leave requests on their app. Too easy.

Payroll plans designed for you

Our plans are designed to make payroll simple. Choose the plan that works for your business, and switch up or down at any time. No contracts, easy set-up and free training. 

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How much will Smartly payroll cost?

Number of employees
Pay cycle
  • Weekly
  • Fortnightly
  • Monthly
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Does your payroll include variable hours or allowances?
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  • Complex
  • Not sure
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*Indicative costs only. Actual pricing may vary monthly depending on number of employees and pay cycles at a rate of $1.99 per employee per pay cycle. Plus the number of employees paid per month at $1.99 per employee per month (Payroll Two and Three only).

How can Smartly help your business?

  • Hospitality
    Hospitality payroll can be complex with part-timers, full-timers and contractors. Find out how Smartly makes it easy. Learn more
  • Construction
    Tradies love us. Faff free payroll for staff, contractors and apprentices. Sorted. Learn more
  • Retail
    Smartly makes payroll simple for retailers. Automate staff payments, PAYE and payday filing. Learn more

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