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Sage payroll software transforms people management

Sage’s affordable, intuitive payroll systems automate and simplify wage processing. Whatever the size of your business, our payroll software will cut admin, improve accuracy and boost employee satisfaction.

Advanced payroll software for your business

Processing pay accurately is vital. Getting it right keeps your staff happy, supports effective financial planning and avoids fines and penalties from the ATO and global tax authorities.

Running manual payroll systems is time-consuming, and it's easy to make a mistake. Choosing the latest wage administration packages reduces errors and automates your payment procedures.

Whether you’re a small businesscharity or a medium-sized company, Sage software for payroll can help. Our solutions streamline and automate processes like payslips and tax calculations. You won’t need to worry again about payslip errors impacting employee relationships.

Get complete control and visibility of your pay with Sage’s award-winning software. Australian businesses pick Sage again and again, with Sage MicrOpay the number one choice for Australian payroll professionals*.

*As voted in 2019 Australian Payroll Association Benchmarking Report

Streamline your payroll service with Sage software

Ready to run your payroll more efficiently and effectively? Pay and human resource software from Sage are easy to set up and use and offer advanced security features to protect your employee data. Whether you have an in-house accounts team, have basic knowledge or use a bureau payroll service, our payroll accounting software puts you in charge.

Once you're up and running, you can manage your payroll easily and efficiently. Plus, our frequent software updates will keep you current and compliant with the latest employment and tax legislation.

Whatever your questions, we're here to help. Just contact our support team, and we’ll get you back on track quickly.

Enjoy the benefits of easier pay runs

Our safe, secure and intuitive payroll software runs from your computer or mobile device. It helps you pay employees, automate tax calculations and submit details to the ATO to ensure you're STP (Single Touch Payroll) compliant. And integrations with HR and ERP systems are straightforward.

Take the headache out of compliance

Our tools are compliant with the latest legislations and business laws.

Cut down time spent on payday admin

Automate tax calculations and employee payslips for a smoother process.

Pay your people accurately, every time

Our packages ensure your people are paid the right amount on time.

Single Touch Payroll compliant

Automatically submit details to the Australian Tax Office to ensure you're STP compliant. 

Simple to set up and easy to use

Our user-friendly interface is fast to set up and simple to use, so you can process your payroll without delay.

Flexible dashboard options and tools

Our reporting dashboards can be customised so you always have the right information at hand when you need it.

Why choose Sage payroll software?

For over 35 years, we've been helping companies of all sizes handle taxes and run more efficient pay systems.

We’ve developed strong relationships with business leaders and work closely with the ATO. This ensures Sage software for payroll complies with the latest legislation and is user-friendly. Our hard work has paid off, as we’re Australia's top provider. So, you can rest assured that our programs are designed with your business in mind.

What the best payroll systems offer

Sage delivers powerful pay and HR management solutions for businesses across all industries, catering to the unique Australian and New Zealand employment conditions and legislation.


Fast to set up and intuitive to use, with efficient and accurate pay processing and workflows.


Multi-location pay management with the ability to manage multiple companies, databases and pay frequencies.


With regular releases, your payroll system will always be up to date and in line with local regulations.


Our programs keep up to speed on the latest payroll and awards legislation.


Allow your employees to access payslips and submit timesheet information securely online. 


Automated and accurate tax calculations, incorporating direct reporting to the ATO.

Find your ideal payroll software

With Sage, pay is made simple. Discover the right software package for your company.

Sage MicrOpay

A market leading Australian payroll and HR management software solution that helps businesses across the country perform smartly and more efficiently.

  • Efficient and accurate payroll processing and workflows designed for Australian and New Zealand conditions
  • Self-service and mobile access to empower your employees
  • Multi-location payroll management with ability to manage multiple companies, databases and pay frequencies
  • Always up-to-date with payroll legislation and regulations, including Single Touch Payroll Reporting
  • On-premise or online deployment, depending on your needs
  • Range of flexible reporting with adaptable export options
  • Superannuation solution that is Superstream compliant
Learn more about Sage MicrOpay

Sage WageEasy

Making payroll processing simple and efficient for small to medium sized businesses across Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Island and Papua New Guinea while ensuring compliance with modern awards and legislation.

  • Compliant with the latest employment conditions and modern awards
  • Built-in award interpretation removes the need for manual calculations and ensuring compliant award payments.
  • Catering for companies in all industries, particularly hospitality and retail
  • Single Touch Payroll Reporting enabled
  • General ledger integrates with your existing accounting software to easily share data between your systems
  • Streamlined superannuation processing to meet your superannuation obligations
Learn more about Sage WageEasy

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