New Zealand payroll can be complex whether you’re offering payroll services to one or many clients. From the Holidays Act (2003), to IRD reporting, and the employee management in between, it can be difficult to ensure you and your clients are compliant with current legislation.

This guide will give an understanding of the key components of New Zealand payroll including:

Payday Filing & Deductions

Learn about what’s involved and how you should report

The Holidays Act (2003)

Understand the purpose and challenges of the Act

Record Keeping

Understand the requirements of record keeping and the type of documentation your clients need to keep

The Benefits of Payroll Software

Learn more about the ways in which payroll software can help to manage payroll complexities and minimise manual work

Disclaimer: The information in this article is current as at 8 June 2022, and has been prepared by KEYPAY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (NZBN 9429048779524) and its related bodies corporate (KeyPay). The views expressed in this article are general information only, are provided in good faith to assist employers and their employees, and should not be relied on as professional advice. The Information is based on data supplied by third parties. While such data is believed to be accurate, it has not been independently verified and no warranties are given that it is complete, accurate, up to date or fit for the purpose for which it is required. KeyPay does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracy in such data and is not liable for any loss or damages arising either directly or indirectly as a result of reliance on, use of or inability to use any information provided in this article. You should undertake your own research and to seek professional advice before making any decisions or relying on the information in this article.

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