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Buy Lightning Payroll
Packages starting from $199
Buy Lightning Payroll.
Packages starting from $199
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 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 folders on shutdown
  • Lightning Payroll can backup online using our secure cloud 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

  • Sick, holiday & long service leave calculated, and other leave tools
  • HELP/SFSS payments
  • Termination Payouts
  • Salary Sacrificing

Easy to Export

  • Export ABA file for bulk banking
  • Create custom employee/pay reports
  • Export reports to CSV/spreadsheet
  • Lightning Payroll also includes the ability to view historical changes to data

Manage Your Super

  • Easy entry and sending of your super fund deposits.
  • Create numerous superannuation reports and message funds directly.

End of Year In a Snap

  • Export EOFY 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

Lightning Payroll is compliant with Single Touch Payroll and can send securely and directly from your PC to the ATO.

With our fully integrated solution you will be able to gather the details of an employee's pay, you can send your Single Touch PayrollSuperStream messages directly from the application to super funds and the ATO without needing to pay a clearing house or any other third party.
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.
  • Single Touch Payroll
  • Email Payslips
  • Email Payment Summaries
  • Password Protection
  • Super and Tax Calculator Tool
  • SuperStream/Single Touch Compliance Ability to electronically submit via the SuperStream Gateway from within application.

Small

$199Payable Yearly

  • Up to 5
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Medium

$349Payable Yearly

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  • Up to 30
  • Unlimited
  • 2
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Large

$649Payable Yearly

  • Up to 75
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Enterprise

$999Payable Yearly

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