Salary sacrifice and KiwiSaver

Set up salary sacrifice payments for an employee who wants to increase their KiwiSaver contributions. With a salary sacrifice, you take some of the employee's pay and add it to the contributions you make to their KiwiSaver scheme.

You need Payroll Admin access to set up a salary sacrifice.

Before you start

Set up a salary sacrifice

  1. In the Payroll menu, select Employees.
  2. Click the employee's name to open their details.
  3. Select the Taxes tab.
  4. Under Eligible for KiwiSaver, select Yes.
  5. Under Contribution Rates:
    • Leave Employee Contribution % unchanged.
    • Change the Employer Contribution % to zero.
    • Enter a percentage in the Employer Contribution through Salary Sacrifice % field.
  6. Click Save.

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