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Sage Payroll

Poised for payroll year end?

Take 75% off for 4 months

Who's the boss? You're the boss. Get your pay run right every time with Sage. 

Payroll year end sorted in 3 steps

Get ahead of the new Tax Year with a stress free payroll year end. Payroll will automatically calculate your final returns, and with a click of a button send it directly to HMRC.

Avoid mistakes with fully HMRC-compliant software

Send real-time data submissions to HMRC in a click, getting PAYE and NIC right first time, every time.

Easy pensions filing​

Automatically assess and enrol your employees into a workplace pension as part of your 4-step payroll run. Send data securely, direct to popular Auto-Enrolment pension providers in one easy step.

Easy to create payslips

Print or email payslips, P60s and simple payroll reports for your business. Payslips are security encrypted for added peace of mind.

Control your business finances

Seamless integration with Sage Accounting with automatic posting of salary journals into your accounts to give you a complete view of your business. 

Award-winning support

We work hand-in-hand with HMRC to make sure that all of our advisors are up to date on everything tax and compliance. If your business needs help during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, we also offer FREE support and training on job retention and job support schemes for businesses. We also offer:

  • Free 24/7 telephone support in the UK, from the UK.
  • Live chat. Get help as you work.
  • Free training. Available online 24/7.

Choose a package to fit the needs of your business

Save 75% for 4 months. No ties, cancel at any time.

Effortless cloud-based payroll

Confidently manage your payroll with security, accuracy and compliance you can trust. Save 75% for 4 months. No commitment, cancel at any time.

  • Easy-to-use 4 step Do-It-Yourself payroll
  • Avoid mistakes with fully HMRC compliant software
  • Expert support whenever you need – 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Manage payroll for up to 50 employees
  • Automated payroll calculations and submissions
  • Share access with your accountant
  • Automatically track your payroll data in Sage Accounting

More than 50 employees? Learn more about 50cloud Payroll

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75% off for 4 months
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You save £21.00
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Sage Payroll is cloud-based payroll software, meaning you can access it online anywhere, 24/7. It allows you to quickly and easily create employee records and pay your people in 4 simple steps. You can create payments and deductions, accurately calculate PAYE, National Insurance, pensions and more, before creating payslips for your employees and submitting your payroll information to HMRC and pension providers.

It’s designed for small businesses (up to 50 employees) operating in any industry, including professional services, construction and retail.

You can use Sage Payroll either by yourself or with collaborators, it’s easy to give access to your Accountant. You don’t need any previous experience with payroll software to get started, you’ll be guided all the way. You can also add additional features like support for accounting.

Sage Payroll works on any PC or laptop (including MAC and Windows), any smartphone (such as iPhones and Android phones), and any tablet device (such as iPads or Android tablets).

Because Sage Payroll works in the cloud, you don’t have to install anything – you simply access the product through your internet browser.

Your data is always protected by bank-level security and is automatically backed up in the cloud. You never have to worry about losing any of your work if your internet connection goes down.

Sage Payroll is a monthly subscription service. You can set up a direct debit or pay with your credit or debit card. To set up a direct debit, you need to have a bank account in the UK with a local currency in Pound sterling (GBP).

VAT per month is 20% of the product’s monthly price. There are no hidden costs.

A free 30-day trial option is also available. It takes only 2 minutes to get set up. You don’t need to provide a credit card to get started and you will never be charged during your trial.

After filling in your details, you will be taken to your Login page where you can get started straight away.

We’ll send you a welcome email with a quick-start guide, tips, and helpful resources, including how to get support any time you need it.

All the data you entered during your free trial is available for up to 90 days after your trial period ends. At any point during this time, you can purchase Sage Payroll and reactivate your account.

We’ll email you with a reminder before your trial expires. You can purchase (or cancel) Sage Payroll at any time during your trial.

You will get free, award-winning support by phone, email, online chat, and live online Q&As.  

  • Phone support is available 24/7.
  • Online drop-in Q&As are held Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Get an answer in minutes, if not seconds.
  • Pre-recorded webinars are available to watch any time that suits you. 

You will also get 24/7 access to the following support resources : 

  • Our online community Sage City: Ask questions, share ideas, and solve issues with Sage Accounting customers and product experts.  
  • Step-by-step video guides.
  • Instructor-led courses: For anyone wanting to take their skills to the next level, we have hundreds of courses designed for multiple experience levels and job roles. Get certified and earn badges that show your expertise and build up your resume. 

We also offer support channels on Twitter and YouTube. We are committed to providing you with world-class support for Sage Payroll at every step of your business journey.

Payroll software is important for businesses to ensure you process payroll accurately complying with the latest legislation.  Accurate payroll records are an important element of your financial records and payroll software helps you maintain consistency in your financial records. Payroll software also helps you save hours of manual work and complex calculations by doing all of the hard work for you in the software. 

Sage Payroll is easy to set up so it also removes the need to hire an expert or outsource your payroll requirements. 

Ebook: Quick start guide to PAYE

New to payroll? Or it’s your first time managing payroll year end. This step by step guide and PYE calendar is a great place to start.
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