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Sage Payroll and HR

Get secure, accurate, and compliant payroll with HR. Easy-to-use and built with intuitive features, Sage Payroll gives you everything you need to process pay runs and manage your clients' HR tasks with ease. 


All-in-one solution

No more switching across multiple platforms to get work done. Centralise all payroll, HR, and employee data in one place.


Easy, compliant payroll

Save time and reduce manual entry errors with an autonomous employee self-service portal. This compliant, built-in solution pays employees accurately in just a few clicks.

Essential HR support

Tackle HR tasks alongside your payroll. Leave management, time tracking, and employee self-service let's you get more out of Sage Payroll, and get more done.

Simple 3-step payroll process

Breeze through the simple 3-step pay run.

  • Step 1: Enter employees' time and pay. Sage Payroll and HR will handle the calculations automatically.
  • Step 2: Adjust pay components according to your unique needs.
  • Step 3: Review and confirm employee pay in minutes.

Full service online payroll and HR

Manage payroll and HR for multiple clients in a single online platform. Automatically sync payroll data directly into your journal with seamless integration to Sage Accounting. Minimise data entry errors, update employee details in real-time, and keep a clear view of your clients' business.

  • Automated accurate payroll deductions.
  • Includes basic HR functionality including time tracking, leave management, and more.
  • Standard and customisable reports to help your clients make informed decisions.
  • Easily manage statutory calculations such as PAYE, UIF, SDL, and ETI to help you stay compliant with the latest legislation.

Flexible pricing to suit you and your clients' needs

No matter how many employees your clients have, there's an option that will fit you and your clients' business.

  • Scale up or down on demand, and pay only for what you and your clients need with pricing per month, user, or employee.
  • Easy to change plans as your clients' businesses grow.
  • No setup, transactional, and implementation fees to pay your clients' employees.

More than just payroll

Do more than payroll? So does Sage Payroll and HR. Leverage the power of an integrated HR solution, and add-on additional Sage HR functions as needed.

  • Sage Payroll and HR includes basic Sage HR functionality for free such as: leave management, time tracking, document management, and access to the Sage HR app.
  • Save time and improve data accuracy with the Sage HR app, a self-service portal where employees can submit their time worked, modify their personal information, access their payslips, and more! 
  • Add-on additional Sage HR modules as you and your clients' needs grow.

It only takes three steps to get started…

Sage Payroll and HR is a tool designed to help you simplify payroll and HR for your practice and your clients. To get started is simple:

Step 1: Sign up for Sage Payroll Practitioner Programme for free. Unlock benefits and product discounts by joining the programme.

Step 2: Use your Starter Kit in your welcome email to get one free subscription of Sage Payroll and HR for your practice.

Step 3: Jump right in to add and set up your clients or try out the different features.

Plans and pricing

Sage Payroll and HR is free for accountants to get payroll and HR admin in order. Plus, your clients can get an exclusive discount for each subscription.1, 2

Ready to get started with Payroll and HR?

Get everything you need from a payroll solution, with HR features. Sign up today for your practice and/or your clients.

  • Easy-to-use 3 step payroll process.
  • Basic HR functionality including time tracking and leave management.
  • Avoid mistakes with compliance-driven software.
  • Automated payroll calculations and submissions.
  • Manage payroll for multiple client companies with any number of employees.
  • Share access with your clients.
  • Automatically track your payroll data in Sage Accounting.
  • Employee self-service portal.
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  1. For accounting professionals only. To receive and maintain access to a free Sage Payroll account you must be an accountant or bookkeeper providing professional accounting or bookkeeping services for fee-paying clients, and the account must be used for your own practice's payroll. If at any time Sage determines that you are no longer eligible, your access may be terminated. Sage reserves the right to end this promotional offer at any time.
  2. For accounting professionals only. Discounted subscription rate valid only when client subscription account (including renewals) is done by an accountant or bookkeeper providing professional payroll services for fee-paying clients. If the accountant or bookkeeper cancels their client’s Sage subscription, client will be required to set up their own account at the then-current rate in order to maintain access to client’s Sage Payroll program. This offer may not be combined with any other offers or discounts. If a previous offer or discount has been used, the account will not be eligible for the discount. If at any time Sage determines that you are no longer eligible, your access may be terminated. Sage reserves the right to end this promotional offer at any time.
  3. Price per employee is based on the number of users added to the system. This could include business owners, accountants, and employees.
  4. Start your free trial and receive 30 days free, then receive a discount per employee (after certification on the Sage Payroll Program). No commitment, cancel at any time. Terms and conditions apply.
  5. The free Sage Payroll account for accounting professionals starts as a 30-day free trial. We need your credit card information to verify your business to convert your trial into a FREE subscription. We will not make any charges to your credit card.

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