Easy online accounting and payroll software for small businesses

Manage everything to do with your business, from cash flow and GST to invoicing and payroll - all in one place and from any device.

Startups get MYOB Essentials Starter or Accounting for $10 per month for the first 12 months


Upload paper receipts to your software

Photograph and upload receipts and bills, sort and track your expenses and match every transaction to your bank account.


Work anywhere you want

Get the books done anywhere, anytime with secure access to your software on desktop, tablet or mobile.


See real-time spending on your dashboard

Your dashboard gets updated when you get paid and when you spend, so your decisions are always based on accurate data.

A complete software package to help you manage your business and payroll

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Stay up-to-date with tax as you go

Work with an accountant or bookkeeper in your software to manage tax time, or do it yourself with automatic reporting for your GST return and PAYE.



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Automate your invoices and expenses

Send invoices on mobile, set automatic payment reminders and track when customers open and pay them. Upload and manage receipts, bills and expenses.

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Real-time reports and budgets at your fingertips

Create a range of customisable reports including tax, cash flow and payroll - without hours of data entry and all in just a few clicks.

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Manage payroll for unlimited employees

Whatever type of employees you have – from contract to casual – you can securely manage payroll, payslips and KiwiSaver directly in your software.

Essentials accounting + payroll software works on all devices and browsers


90-day money-back guarantee


No pesky locked-in contracts


30-day FREE trial with all features

Essentials Accounting + Payroll

$ 60

Perfect for managing a business and paying employees all in one place

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  • Keep on top of GST
  • Securely manage your business on any device
  • Send professional quotes & invoices (unlimited invoices p/m)
  • Manage expenses
  • Link your bank account (unlimited transactions)*
  • Report and track financial health
  • Unlimited payroll

*Subject to Fair Use Policy.

Need more features?

Need more software features like inventory tracking, multi-currency and bill-by-time?

Don't just take it from us

"When I'm out there around the country or even around the world I need to know that I can access the system whether it's through the Internet or through the app. I've done it most recently in Hawaii, did the payroll from sitting on the beach literally."
Lee Timutimu Co-Founder Arataki Systems

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to set up? Toggle Section

Just a few minutes – honestly.

  1. Simply choose a software plan right for your business
  2. Sign up and access your software straight away
  3. Once logged in, we'll give you step-by-step guidance to help you set things up just the way you want it.

Can I use my account on my phone? Toggle Section

Yep, our software is available on all desktop, mobile and tablet operating systems. We also have handy apps for managing your business on the go.

With the MYOB Capture App you can scan and upload your bills and receipts direct to your account – you can also link them to transactions on your bank feed and use the data to create business reports.

With the MYOB Invoices App you can create smart, professional-looking invoices that let your clients pay you directly through them in just a few clicks.

Can I give access to other people? Toggle Section

Absolutely. You can share your account with your accountant, bookkeeper or trusted friend at any time at no extra cost.

You can also adjust their access level so you can control what they can see or do.

Can I track jobs and bill my customers by time? Toggle Section

Job tracking is available on all our Essentials software plans. With job tracking on Essentials, you can track every job's progress, profit and loss, and expenses.

If you'd like to bill your customers based on time or attach individual budgets to each job you track, check out our AccountRight software plans.

Can I manage my inventory? Toggle Section

You can manage a basic list of your stock and services in Essentials software. 

But if you're looking for more advanced inventory management features, you'd be better suited to our AccountRight software. Check out our AccountRight software plans.

We're here to help you


Expert phone support available 7 days a week


High data security standards on any device you work on


Freedom to work anyway with 100% online software


No contracts and a 90-day money back guarantee