Pay staff and be IRD compliant easily, saving 40%* of time spent on payroll
Perfect for small business
Ideal for a business that employs less than 10 staff, makes standard PAYE deductions and wants to run payroll from anywhere.
Process payroll in 3 easy steps
Simply pick the dates and select your employees, review the payslips and finalise the pay run.
Make your PAYE obligations easier
Make your PAYE obligations easier Automate your wage and PAYE payments as well as your monthly IR filing.
Timesheets in far less time
With real-time access to staff timesheets save hours on manual data entry and improve accuracy.
"With many staff working on a casual basis and at differing rates, I spent hours entering paper-based timesheets, plus working out holiday pay and statutory holidays. With Essentials Payroll I do everything online saving me so much time. It’s wonderful!"
Jeanine van Kradenburg Executive Chef & Owner, PartyPerfect Catering
* Source: Customer survey via MYOB Client Insights Panel, June 2014.
One-click payments and IRD reporting
Simplify the payroll process and your PAYE obligations
Activate PayAgent for peace of mind that your payroll calculations are correct, staff wages and PAYE payments are made, and your IRD reports are automatically lodged on time.
You don’t need to remember a thing. Best of all its included in your subscription.
Real-time access to accurate timesheets
Connect with your staff and streamline data entry
YourPay is a mobile web app that links to Essentials Payroll. It
enables staff to easily complete their timesheets online and securely
access payslips on the go.
No more time consuming manual data entry or need to print and email payslips.
Meet your record keeping obligations
Manage reporting with just one-click
Clearly track all entitlements and meet reporting obligations when
your information is electronically and securely stored with one-click
annual leave and sick leave reports.
Essentials Payroll is automatically kept up to date with IRD changes to help ensure leave calculations are accurate.
Work faster, work better, work smarter
Collaborate online to boost efficiency
All MYOB Essentials software is automatically updated in the cloud, so you never have to worry about IRD changes including ACC, Student Loan and KiwiSaver rates.
Plus, working on the go has never been easier. Connect with your advisor, bookkeeper and/or payroll provider so you can keep business moving anywhere, anytime.
Expert payroll support when and how you need it
A range of support options to suit you.
Choose expert phone support or LiveChat during extended hours
through our call centres.
Product learning is backed up by a wealth of online product support, classroom-based or on-site training or you can access self-paced online learning anywhere and anytime. Also, see what other MYOB Essentials users are talking about on our community forum and join the conversation.
MYOB Essentials grows with your business
Start with online payroll then add online accounting when you need it.
As your business grows add Essentials Accounting to your Essentials
Payroll. It helps you take care of GST, invoices, reporting, expenses
and works in the same way to enable collaboration online.
You can upgrade your Essentials subscription at any time within the product.
Simply pay for the essentials
First 10 employees included. Add $1 per employee, per pay run after that.
How much will I pay for payroll?
We don’t have any lock-in contracts. You can cancel your subscription at any time.
Enjoy a 90-day money back guarantee with every subscription. Why not give it a try today?
Unrivalled phone and LiveChat support, with call centres in both Australia and New Zealand.
100% cloud-based software with automatic updates.
Automatically back up your data with the highest levels of security – just like internet banking.
Payroll works in your web browser, whether you use a Mac, PC, tablet or a mobile device.