Payroll for 100+ employees

Smartly Payroll is faff-free payroll. Automate payments, calculate leave in line with legislation, digitise timesheets, report on all things payroll and more. We help make it easy to manage payroll across salary and wages, contractors, apprentices and everything in between. The simple way to sort your payroll.

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  • Comprehensive reporting
    Comprehensive reporting
    If there’s an area of payroll you want to drill down on, you can. Simple. See timesheets, hours by project, leave balances, who’s on leave and when, who’s got too much leave, or not enough, and more.
  • Accuracy & Compliance
    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.
  • Automated payroll
    Automated payroll
    Smartly’s whole reason for existence is to make payroll simple – sorting calculations and automating countless payment transfers to employees on your behalf is just the start.

Popular features for businesses with 100+ employees

  • Labour costing
    Labour costing
    Set up a default department or split an employee’s labour costs across different departments, jobs or projects. Your employees can do this when logging their timesheets or by your payroll manager.
  • Easy workflow management
    Easy workflow management
    Easily manage workflows with Smartly! Employees can submit their time in the Smartly app, and it’ll go straight through to their manager for approval. Managers can then review and approve in their app
  • Advanced leave management
    Advanced leave management
    More power to your people, less for you to worry about. We’ve made leave management super easy. Employees can jump in their app to view leave balances, log leave requests and see future leave balances

Other popular features for businesses with 100+ employees

  • Automatic payments
    Automatic payments
    Run your pay, and then we’ll automatically make your payments to your employees, IRD, KiwiSaver 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.
  • Employee self-service
    Employee self-service
    Manage leave, timesheets, notifications and more. Access payslips and payroll information. Self-service made easy for you and your employees.
  • 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.
  • Digital timesheets*
    Digital timesheets
    When you upgrade to Payroll Two, timesheeting is easy with Smartly. Add, edit and submit entries on our app or desktop portal.
  • 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
    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.
  • Standard pays – set and forget
    Standard pays – set and forget
    Do some or all of your employees get paid the same every payday? Use our auto-pay feature to set up payments to happen automatically each payday – too easy!
  • Safe and Secure
    Safe and Secure
    We take the safety and security of our customers data and transactions very seriously. The Smartly product is certified against ISO27001.
  • Assign hours to pre-defined departments and jobs
    Assign hours to pre-defined departments and jobs
    If you’re using our labour costing package (Payroll Three), you can assign timesheets hours to specific jobs and departments. This will help with tracking costs on projects.

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
How complex is your payroll?
Does your payroll include variable hours or allowances?
  • Simple
  • Complex
  • Not sure
Add additional pay cycle

*Indicative costs only. All pricing listed above excludes GST. 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?

  • Construction
    Tradies love us. Faff-free payroll for staff, contractors and apprentices. Sorted. Learn more
  • Hospitality
    Hospitality payroll can be complex with part-timers, full-timers and contractors. Find out how Smartly makes it easy. Learn more
  • Professional services
    Track hours by job and automate staff payments in Smartly Payroll. Professional services sorted. Learn more

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