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Complicated payroll is a thing of the past. Take control of your payroll with Sage.

Own your Payroll

Stay on top of your legislative and employee changes with a brilliantly simple payroll solution. Sign up for a free trial. Cancel any time.

Easy, do it yourself payroll

Take the stress out of year-end with our easy-to-follow IRP5 submission. Enter hourly pay or salaries, we'll handle the calculations, and you can provide your employee payslips in just minutes. Easily download your EMP201 & EMP501 submissions and submit to e-filing.

Avoid mistakes with compliant software

Simplify the calculation and submissions of Individuals, Companies and Trusts with Sage Payroll.  Ensure accuracy with the latest tax tables and statutory rates from SARS. 

Easy pensions filing​

Ensure your benefits are entered and submitted correctly with updating the relavant Pension/ Provident Funds. Also ensure you gain the benefit from Medical tax credits by entering your medical aid details and dependants. Custom per employee if needed and paid over to all relevant third party funds. 

Easy to create payslips

Payslips are password protected 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

Our experts are available to help whenever you need assistance.  Make use of our online chat, comprehensive help centre, how-to videos or connect with our Sage City community.

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Sage Business Cloud
R722 incl. VAT per year
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Intuitive online payroll for start-ups and small business, including the following:

  • Automatic updates
  • Unlimited companies
  • Unlimited users
  • Monthly, fortnightly and weekly pay cycles
  • Pre-defined legislative and payroll reports
  • Email payslips
  • UIF declaration
  • Leave management
  • ACB payments
  • Real time calculations
  • Integrates with Sage Accounting


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. You can create payments and deductions, accurately calculate PAYE, UIF, SDL, pensions and more.

It’s designed for small businesses 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 integrate your Payroll data to Sage Accounting.

Sage Payroll works on any PC or laptop (including MAC and Windows.

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 offers you the option as monthly or annual subscription. Get 7.5% discount when you purchase on annual subscription. 

VAT per month is 15% 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 email, online chat, and live online Q&As.   

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.  

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. 

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