Payroll for Tradies

Trades payroll
made super easy.

Look after your staff, get their entitlements right and understand your wage costs. PayHero is the number one online payroll and timesheet system for New Zealand tradies.

Payroll for Trades | PayHero


Don’t waste your evenings on admin

No more calculations, paper timesheets or manual data entry. Time entries, leave & expenses submitted by your employees from their mobile app show up instantly & automatically in PayHero, ready for processing payroll.


Pay your staff in minutes

Automatically calculate pay and holidays from online timesheets and work patterns. When timesheets and leave are loaded into the pay run, just manage any adjustments and click to run the pay. It’s as easy as that.


Take the time out of timesheets

Onsite clock in and out records automatically update in your payroll. No more collecting paper timesheets, checking the hours have been added up correctly and typing them into your payroll system.

Employee Mobile App
GPS time tracking, expenses, leave and payslips in one simple employee app.

Timesheets in their pocket
While on-site, employees can submit timesheets against different jobs or work items by entering start, end and break times or using the GPS start/stop timer. They can access their old payslips too, so you don’t need to dig them out.

Capture expenses with ease
Expense claims couldn’t be easier. Your employees can take a photo of a receipt, categorise it and submit the expense for approval from their phone.

Easy leave requests
Employees can submit leave requests, check the approval status and balances and see a record of leave already taken and booked in with a simple calendar view.

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PayHero | Payroll Software for Trades

Focus on your clients and staff
Look after your bottom line and let PayHero take care of the tricky payroll stuff.

Tool allowances and more
It’s simple to manage tradie-specific payroll needs in PayHero. Our support team can help you set up automated tool allowances and reimbursements for mileage or meals.

Easy job costing
With the PayHero employee app your staff can allocate hours against different locations and tasks. That means you can easily see the profitability of each job, get your invoicing spot on and apply wage costs to the right cost centre in Xero.

Stress-free payroll compliance
Rest easy knowing leave and holiday entitlements are calculated to match the latest MBIE guidelines, and displayed transparently to employers and employees.

Automated payday filing
Payday filing is a piece of cake in PayHero – just connect your account to IRD and we’ll automatically send your payroll information through after every pay.

PayHero makes trades payroll easy


Always accurate

Every time payroll and labour laws change, we update PayHero so you’re always fully compliant with tax laws and the Holidays Act. No downloads or time consuming updates for you – just business as usual.


Update your Xero accounts

Automatically send payroll data through to Xero. Keep it simple or assign wage costs to different account codes and tracking categories for a more detailed breakdown.


Visibility of who's onsite

Get a head start on health & safety by always having a record of who’s currently clocked in or on a break in real time at all your job sites.


Set and forget payroll

With Payroll AutoPilot, PayHero will run payroll for you. You’ll get an email with all the details so you can approve the pay without having to login.


Support you can rely on

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


Try before you buy

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

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