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Switch from MYOB Payroll to PayHero

Stop Holidays Act & payroll compliance headaches by switching your old MYOB Payroll system to PayHero. Converting is free & easy and we'll help you every step of the way.

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MYOB has identified issues with seven of its payroll products which could affect some calculations, including leave rates and entitlements. In some situations, leave rates or entitlements for employees may not have been calculated in line with the New Zealand Holidays Act 2003. Find out more.

Why switch to PayHero?

Take compliance seriously

PayHero was built to follow the 2017 Holidays Act guidance published by MBIE. We store annual leave in weeks and review recent work patterns when leave is taken to determine the right entitlements.

Automatically update your accounts

Seamlessly send your payroll transactions to Xero and apportion wage costs to different account codes or tracking categories.

Cloud-based payroll

Discover the security & benefits of a cloud-based payroll system. Any changes to payroll and labour laws are automatically applied. No downloads or time consuming updates.

Better with timesheets

Go paperless with integrated online payroll and timesheets. Reduce data entry, increase accuracy and effortlessly keep records of who worked when.

Streamline employee expenses

Let employees submit expense claims and photos of receipts from their mobile app. Quickly review and approve requests to refund employee expenses.

Let employees manage their own info

Give employees self-service access to submit timesheets, view leave balances & pay history, request time off, submit expense claims and update their details.

Free support

Our friendly Wellington-based support team is available by phone or email to help you out whenever you need it.

Throw out the old filing cabinet

Securely store employment contracts, IRD forms, work permits, licences and other important documents on each employee’s profile.

Try before you buy

With a fully featured free 14 day trial, you can take PayHero for a risk-free test run before committing.

How to switch from MYOB Payroll to PayHero


Get started by creating a PayHero Account

Create PayHero Account

Create an MYOB Payroll
backup file

How do I create an
MYOB Payroll backup file?

Send your MYOB Payroll backup file and your company name to:


After receiving your payroll data & company name we can transfer the data for you. In most cases we can do this within 48 hours.

Leave Audit

Need expert help getting your leave balances right before switching to PayHero? Email support@payhero.co.nz and we'll put you in touch with one of our partners.

Need Help?

If you need a hand with any of these steps, get in touch by emailing support@payhero.co.nz.

Switching from a different system? We've made it easy.
Find out how to convert from Ace Payroll or IMS Payroll.

A bit about us

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We're a New Zealand owned and operated technology company that has been helping thousands of Kiwi companies get their payroll right since 2008.

Our payroll product, PayHero, is perfect for Kiwi companies that want stress free and compliant online payroll. Following the very latest Holidays Act guidance from MBIE, PayHero stores employee leave balances in weeks so companies with staff who work variable hours or have changing work patterns always get their leave entitlements correct.

Better yet, the key elements that feed into payroll are all included - online timesheets; employee leave management; fully automated payday filing; expense claims and reimbursements; automatic calculation of public holiday entitlements; rest and meal break management; and deep integration with Xero.

Our team would love to help you make the switch to PayHero. Get in touch with us today!