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Entering time sheets for casual and contract employees can be complex because of the variable number of hours worked. Lightning Payroll makes calculating time sheets easy. Hours worked are entered into the pay centre and the system calculates the pay, leave and superannuation entitlements for each employee.

Workforce
Management

  • Create tailored shifts, and assign specific pay rates and allowances
  • Create auto-generating rosters
  • Record precise hours worked using the free Android LP Timeclock App

Custom
Reporting

  • Create custom pay reports
  • Create custom employee reports
  • Group custom reports by department for advanced analysis
  • Export all reports to easy to share spreadsheets

Backup
Your Data

  • Don't lose all your hard work - automatically backs up files
  • Auto backups can be scheduled to save to your own local, or network directory
  • Lightning Payroll can even safely store your data online using our secure server
  • Online backups can be shared across multiple computers

Simple Interface with
Flexible Options

  • Multiple allowances per employee
  • Multiple deductions per employee
  • Add multiple user-defined pay rates
  • Company wide pay rates and allowances available
  • Split each employee's pay into multiple bank accounts
  • Retroactive Editing
  • New Reporting
  • Backup Your Data
  • Flexible Interface
Enter employee profiles, including bank account and superannuation information, in the pay centre. You can keep track of pay rates and hours worked for casual, part-time or full-time staff. Set hourly rate or salary settings for each employee. Track superannuation and automatically calculate holiday and sick leave accrued. Easily print or email payslips to employees.

Automatic
Calculations

  • Superannuation
  • Sick, holiday & long service leave
  • HELP/SFSS payments
  • Termination Payouts
  • Salary Sacrificing

Easy to
Export

  • Export ABA file for electronic funds transfers
  • Create custom employee reports
  • Export all reports to easy to share spreadsheets

Manage
Your Super

  • Easy entry of your superannuation fund deposits.
  • Create superannuation reports listing amounts either by employee, or by super fund.

End of Year
In a Snap

  • Export end-of-year data for the ATO
  • Generate payment summaries in seconds
  • Automatic Calculation
  • Easy to Export
  • Manage Your Super
  • End fo Year in Snap
Through free automatic updates and customisable options, Lightning Payroll allows users to easily meet government reporting obligations. ATO tax tables updates are included in the cost of your yearly subscription along with any superannuation or leave changes required or recommended by Fairwork Australia.
Electronic Lodgement of Payment Summaries

Electronic Lodgement of Payment Summaries

Save, email and print PDFs of payment summaries. Export ECI files, ready for upload to the ATO.

New EOFY Assistant

Single Touch Payroll Coming Soon

Lightning Payroll will introduce full Single Touch Payroll ATO compliance by the 2018 deadline.

Offering a fully integrated solution that will use the super details on an employee's pay, you can send your SuperStream messages directly from the application to super funds without needing to pay a clearing house or any other third party. Member registrations and super contributions are fully supported.
Electronic Lodgement of Payment Summaries

Electronic Sending of Super Information

Send superannuation member registrations, member updates and super contributions from within Lightning Payroll.

New EOFY Assistant

Receive Messages from Funds Directly

Receive important information from your super funds through Lightning Payroll's built-in Superstream Mailbox, such as new member numbers or if there has been a problem.

Your yearly subscription to Lightning Payroll includes phone and email support at no extra cost. Our team prides itself on quick email response and short waiting times. The Lightning Payroll Youtube channel is also there to help show you the ropes and guide you through each commonly used section of the software. Click here to contact our support team.
Email and Phone Support

Email & Phone Support

Contact our Brisbane-based team by phone or email for free Lightning Payroll technical support.

Regular Development Updates

Regular Development Updates

Lightning Payroll is continuously improved with free updates, often guided by the valuable feedback of our users.

To select the correct license for your company, choose from the options below. Remember this subscription allows full use of Lightning Payroll for 12 months from the date of purchase. If your payroll needs grow throughout the year, you will can upgrade by simply paying the price difference.

FeaturesCompare package features

  • Total Employees Total combined number of non-terminated (active) employees from all companies.
  • Companies
  • Seats Number of computers on which you can install your 12 month Lightning Payroll subscription. Your seat availability will reset with your annual renewal.
  • Free Technical Support
  • Secure Online Backups
  • Software Updates
  • Payslip Printing
  • PAYG Summaries Calculation, Editing and Exporting.
  • Electronic Banking Export and create Direct Entry (ABA) files to upload to banks.
  • Electronic EOFY Submission to the electronically ATO via EMPDUPE or SBR methods.
  • Email Payslips
  • Email Payment Summaries
  • Password Protection
  • Super and Tax Calculator Tool
  • SuperStream Compliance Ability to electronically submit via the SuperStream Gateway from within application.

Small

$175Payable Yearly

  • Up to 5
  • Unlimited
  • 2
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  • Fully Compliant
     

Medium

$299Payable Yearly

POPULAR
  • Up to 30
  • Unlimited
  • 2
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
     

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  • Fully Compliant
     

Large

$599Payable Yearly

  • Up to 75
  • Unlimited
  • 2
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
     

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  • Fully Compliant
     

Enterprise

$999Payable Yearly

  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • 2
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
     

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  • Fully Compliant