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Xero integration

Use Smartly to send payroll information straight to Xero automatically. More visibility into business performance and productivity without any extra effort. The simple way to sort your payroll.

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Smartly and Xero integration

How does it work?

If you use Xero to manage your finances, let us take care of payroll and our integration with Xero will do the rest! Your data is transferred straight from Smartly to Xero. Efficient and easy.

  • When your payroll information is sent straight to Xero, you get more visibility into business performance and productivity

  • As your pay is processed, our integration sends pay run details to the ‘bills to pay’ section in Xero. Too easy!

  • Xero integration will help you avoid any mistakes and keep things accurate along with our payroll calculations. It’s all compliant with the Holidays Act

  • Timely reports and faster reconciliation of wages and PAYE

  • The simple way to sort your payroll with Smartly and Xero

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Integrate with Xero, so your labour costs flow freely into your general ledger. Make managing payroll in Xero easier! 

Payroll plans designed for you

Our plans are designed to make payroll simple. Choose the plan that works for your business now, and switch up or down at any time. No contracts, easy set-up and free training. Xero integration is available across all of our plans, and you unlock more capability when you upgrade to Payroll Two or Three.

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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.
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    Smartly’s whole reason for existence is to make payroll simple — automating calculations and sorting countless transfers.
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    Need help? If you want to know how to do anything on Smartly, we’ve got you! Check out our Help Centre or give us a call.
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    We take the safety and security of our customers data and transactions very seriously. We're certified against ISO27001.

Popular Smartly features

Automatic payments
Employee self-service
Future leave balances
Help Centre
Payday filing
Digital timesheets
Labour costing
How it works
Run your pay, and then we’ll automatically make your payments to your employees, IRD, KiwiSaver and more.
Employees can access their payslips, manage their leave, submit timesheets and allowances and cost their hours – all through the Smartly app. Managers can also review and approve their team’s requests either through the app or the manager’s web portal. What your employees can access will depend on what payroll package you subscribe to.
Employees can see their future leave balances, and a team leave calendar gives managers more visibility over who’s on leave and when across their whole team.
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.
Payroll information for you and your employees is automatically sent to IRD so you never have to worry about IRD penalties.
Timesheeting with Smartly is easy! Employees can log their hours (plus any allowances) in the Smartly app and send it straight to their manager for approval. Managers can then simply review and approve in the app or log in to the web where they can add or edit an entry on behalf of an employee.
It’s simple for your employees to code costs to different jobs that flow through to payroll and other integrated solutions. Get the visibility and reporting you need to stay on top of your business.


Work out how much Smartly will cost you

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  • Fortnightly
  • Monthly
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Does your payroll include variable hours or allowances?
  • Simple
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  • 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. 

**Per employee monthly fee only charged for employees who are set up for self-service features and are paid in that month. (Payroll Two and Three only).

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