Payroll for retail

Smartly makes payroll simple for retailers. Automate staff payments, PAYE and payday filing and feel confident that your payroll is sorted in line with regulation. Plus, our handy app makes it easy for employees to log timesheets, view payslips and manage their leave. The simple way to sort your payroll.

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  • Simplicity icon
    Smartly’s whole reason for existence is to make payroll simple – automating calculations and sorting countless payment transfers on your behalf.
  • Payment icon
    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.
  • Support icon
    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 retail businesses

  • Automatic payments
    Automatic payments
    The easiest way to run a pay. Once you approve a pay run, we’ll automatically make your payments to your employees, the IRD, KiwiSaver and more. So simple.
  • Ditch the paper timesheets – go digital
    Ditch the paper timesheets – go digital
    Timesheeting with Smartly is easy! Employees can log their hours in the Smartly app and send it straight to their manager for approval. Managers can then simply review and approve in their app.
  • Employee self-service
    Employee self-service
    Employees can access their payslips, manage their leave, submit timesheets and allowances and cost their hours – all through the Smartly app. Managers can review and approve their team’s requests.

Other popular features for retail businesses

  • Set-up and training
    Set-up and training
    We'll help make your set-up as easy as possible. Simply sign up and we'll grab some information from you, get your site set up and then make sure you're trained and ready to go for your first pay.
  • 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.
  • Accurate leave calculations
    Accurate leave calculations
    No need to worry about leave calculations or compliance. Smartly has that sorted for you. We’ll set you up so you are calculating leave accurately and in compliance with the Holidays Act.
  • 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.

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
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*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).

Over 20,000 Kiwi businesses use Smartly

Christine Delaney – Bella Vita Hairdressing


“It used to take me 6 hours to run a payroll. Now it takes me 20 minutes.”

How can Smartly help your business?

  • 1-5 employees
    Smartly Payroll is designed with 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
  • 20-99 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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