Payroll for professional services

Easily track and report on hours by job, plus automate staff payments. Payroll sorted with Smartly. The simple way to sort your payroll.

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  • Payroll is complex, but we make it simple for you
    Payroll is complex, but we make it simple for you
    We do this by using smart tech to take care of all the complex calculations. Then automate all the payments directly to the IRD, KiwiSaver, your staff's bank accounts and more.
  • Never worry about IRD fees or legislation again
    Never worry about IRD fees or legislation again
    We lie awake at night thinking about things like the Holidays Act, PAYE and new payday filing requirements. So you never have to.
  • Free training and unlimited support
    Get free training and unlimited support
    We've got you! Our NZ based payroll experts can help via phone or email.

Popular features for professional service businesses

  • Set and forget – auto payments
    Set and forget – auto payments
    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!
  • Allowances and bonuses
    Allowances and bonuses
    If your team are eligible for allowances (mileage, accommodation, bonuses), these can easily be added while you’re running the pay. Plus, you can bulk assign the allowance. Simple!
  • Labour costing
    Labour costing
    Split cost allowances, leave and one-off payments separately across jobs or departments and automatically send through to Xero. Get the visibility and reporting you need to stay on top.

Other popular features for your industry

  • Compliance with the Holidays Act
    Compliance with the Holidays Act
    Smartly Payroll is up to date and compliant with the Holidays Act. We’ve got it sorted so you don’t need to stress. Keep focused on your business while we handle the complicated stuff.
  • Easy set-up and training
    Easy set-up and 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. The Smartly product is certified against ISO27001.
  • Employee self-service
    Employee self-service
    Manage leave, timesheets, notifications and more. Easy access to payslips and payroll information. Self-service is simple for you and your employees with Smartly.

Your easiest payroll decision

Our plans are designed to make payroll simple, whatever that looks like for your business.

Our DIY Payroll plan includes everything you need to sort your payroll yourself and our simple software makes it easy to get it right.

Our Managed Payroll plan gives you a dedicated account manager to look after your payroll for you. Too easy!

Whichever plan you choose, you'll get access to all the best Smartly features like automated PAYE and staff payments, Xero integration, timesheets, labour costing, the employee app, and more.

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Over 22,000 Kiwi businesses use Smartly

Irene Lin – Uprise Digital

 

“It reduces the time I spend processing payroll.”

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How can Smartly help your business?

  • 1–5 employees
    Smartly Payroll is designed with small Kiwi small businesses in mind. We make it simple to pay your people and focus on your business. Learn more
  • 6–19 employees
    As your business grows and you hire more employees, you’ll want a way to keep your payroll accurate. Smartly is all about making payroll simpler for growing Kiwi businesses. Learn more
  • 20+ employees
    Have total visibility of your team with Smartly Payroll. Comprehensive reporting, accurate and faff-free payroll. Perfect for larger businesses. Learn more

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