Set up payroll in Xero

We'll take you through the basic set up of payroll in Xero so you can begin adding your employees and processing pay runs. You can also customise your payroll system using additional setup options.

Here's a numbered list of high level steps to take

  1. Set up payroll basics and add employees
  2. Additional setup specific for your organisation


Make sure you collect all your organisation and employee information, and have Payroll Admin permissions so you can set up payroll in Xero.