Payroll for 20-99 employees

Smartly payroll gives you total visibility of your team. Comprehensive reporting, accurate and faff-free payroll so everyone’s paid on time. The simple way to sort your payroll.

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  • Visibility
    Visibility and comprehensive reporting
    If there’s something to do with payroll you want to drill down on, you can. Simple. See timesheets, hours by project, leave balances, who’s on leave and when.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Popular features for businesses with 20-99 employees

  • Labour costing
    Labour costing
    It’s simple for your employees to code costs to different jobs in the Smartly app and have that flow through to a pay run and on to other integrated solutions like accounting systems.
  • Digital timesheets
    Digital timesheets
    Timesheeting with Smartly is easy! Employees can submit their time in the Smartly app straight through to their manager (you or a site supervisor) or straight to payroll admin for approval.
  • Advanced leave management
    Advanced leave management
    Leave management made super easy. Employees can view leave balances, future balances and submit leave requests on their app. Managers can view requests, edit, approve or decline leave. Too easy!

Other popular features for your business size

  • 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
    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 while you’re running the pay. Plus, you can bulk assign the allowance in a few simple steps!
  • 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 feature, you can assign timesheets hours to specific jobs and departments. This will help with tracking costs on projects.
  • Leave calendar
    Leave calendar
    You can easily manage employees leave from your handy Leave Calendar. Great for those months when the whole team are planning to head off on holiday – like Christmas!

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. Or, let us do it for you with our Managed Payroll plan and you'll get a dedicated account manager to look after your payroll for you. Too easy!

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Over 22,000 Kiwi businesses use Smartly

One smart system to sort all your payroll and people admin

From setting up new employees, to managing all their information, to sorting their pay and timesheets, Smartly lets you do it all in one place, cutting down your workload and freeing up your headspace.

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

Keen to hear more?

Whether you want to find out more about our features,  the benefits of Smartly or our payroll plans - our team of payroll experts are here to help.

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