Reconcile a payroll payment

Reconcile a bank statement line that is a payroll payment paid using payroll in Xero, or paid by other means such as cheque or cash.

Before you start

Reconcile a statement line including a payroll payment

  1. Find the bank statement line that represents the payroll payment you're reconciling. For example, wages.
  2. Click the Create tab to create a spend money transaction.
  3. Enter the transaction details including the name in Who and the transaction details in Why.
  4. From What, select the account, from your chart of accounts, to code the payroll transaction to (eg Wages Payable if you're reconciling wages).

    Image showing Wages Payable account selected.

  5. Click OK to reconcile.
You can set up bank rules to code future payroll payments for you.

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