IMS Payroll

Powerful payroll software to suit a range of Kiwi businesses

A solution that you can shape to your business' needs as you continue to grow.


Configurable & scalable

Businesses grow or change direction. That’s why we give you the freedom to turn components on and off. Configure IMS for more complexity as you need it.


Align your systems

Drive efficiencies by having systems that work together. IMS Payroll integrates with 60-plus accounting software and timesheet devices to reduce data input and errors.


Tailored training & support

Need help? A local team is dedicated to supporting you. You can also opt for comprehensive online and onsite training: 100% tailored to your business needs.


Better management

Take your resource management up a notch with extensive features, plus optional add-ons. Reduce labour costs and create efficiencies to support growth.

We support 10,000+ businesses of all types that have up to 5,000 staff

After 30-years, IMS Payroll, understands NZ companies' payroll needs. Our customers benefit from our years of experience. 

Tools and features to make payruns easier

With many tools and features you'll find managing payruns and labour less of an admin burden. It's easy to:

  • Process payroll in just 9 steps from open to close of a pay period
  • Set up payments, deductions, costing codes, pay points and company details
  • Email or print payslips or produce and upload your IRD reports 
  • Have employee information at hand, such as personnel details, payments, leave, notes, permanent transactions, totals and history
  • Lessen administration with features to streamline your Kiwisaver and IRD PAYE compliance 
  • The licence fee covers multiple companies processed from the same location

Extensive reporting for visibility and accountability 

Gain the insights required to manage staffing costs, associated risks and challenges with a wide range of included reports. Easily generate:

  • Costing summary, annual leave valuation and reporting, pay slips, Department of statistics reports
  • Company payroll summary, employment service, deduction schedules
  • IRD reports (IR345, IR346, IR348) 
  • Trial balance, employee payroll summary, costing employee detail, termination pay reports

Have a non-standard or complex requirement? We can develop custom reports and extracts bespoke to your needs. 

Payroll features that save businesses time and money


Cut down on data entry

Set up standard payruns to reduce data entry for each pay period


Never miss HR milestones

Record, report and set individual alerts for HR, such as qualifications or review dates


File IRD online

It's easy to lodge IRD schedules online as IMS Payroll creates the data files for you


Track with confidence

You can trust the pay histories that are recorded for each employee


Cost accurately

Ability to assign employees to an unlimited numbered of cost centres


Audit the trail

Track changes to the system: view who, when and before/after states


Get full reporting

Comprehensive, flexible reporting to review, summarise and export to pdf or Excel


Control company access

To ensure your data is secure, set different access levels for each user

Employee self-service

This option allows staff to self-serve: applying for leave, viewing payslips or leave history and viewing and updating their details online.

Manage leave approval, costs, absenteeism, KPI reporting, head counts and staff turnover online. Notifications, balance alerts and automation all speed up turnaround times.

Why not give teams control and slash the admin burden of paperwork, data entry and errors? 


Extend your IMS Payroll

While businesses can quickly outgrow offices, warehouses or factories, IMS Payroll can always expand with you.
As you scale, there's a suite of add-ons and third party integrations including modules for:

  • Time Import
  • Timesheet Entry
  • Employee Transfer Utility
  • Backpay
  • Gear Issue
  • Multi Company Management
  • Quickbooks Interface
  • Cost Code Update

Pricing options

Below are the pricing options for the IMS desktop payroll option, effective 1st October 2018.

Number of Current Employees License Fee (initial one-off cost)*  Ongoing Annual Product Support Fee
Up to 10 Employees $340 $360
Up to 20 Employees $560 $420
Up to 30 Employees $740 $500
Up to 50 Employees $1,220 $660
Up to 100 Employees $2,210 $1,070
Up to 200 Employees $3,680 $1,710
Up to 300 Employees $5,460 $2,372
Up to 500 Employees $7,350 $2,981
Up to 1000 Employees $12,200 $3,527
Up to 3000 Employees $18,300 $4,304

* All prices exclude GST

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