Checklist

  • Accountant user access + customer user access (for more than 11 users)
  • Employee pay template
  • Pay items:
    • saturday, sunday, public holiday loading (subject to super + NO leave)
    • leave loading
    • allowance customised
    • annual, sick, long service, and other leaves
      • correct leave calculation
    • super guarantee, additional, personal contribution, salary sacrifice
  • TFN declaration lodgement
  • STP
  • Built-in superstream?
  • payroll reports?
  • cloud or how many pc/users can install the app? e.g. Reckon Payroll premier is $600 p.a per installation on pc, non-cloud
  • Timesheet
  • Award rate customise? i.e. in BTMsoft, you can insert ord, sat, sun, p/h rates to the award so when you assign the award to a group of people, it will update everyone as per the award section rather than going into each and every employee. 
  • Price?
    • Reckon One $5 + $8 timesheet + $2 superstream = $13-$15 p/mth
    • payroller is free
    • Xero >$50
    • Myob >$50
  • support - phone or email. It better be fast prompt support


Comparison

  • Reckon
    • $5 payroll + $8 with timesheet + $2 with superstream
    • no TFN lodgement
    • no award customise
  • Xero
    • >$50
    • no award customise
  • BTM
    • cool feature to customise award rate
    • bad interface
  • Myob essentials
    • good but too expensive package
  • myob accountright
    • roller over is annoying + too expensive
  • payroller
    • unknown future price
    • good interface
    • unknown future updates
  • reckon premier
    • roller over feature
    • $600 p.a per pc but you suggest to go on partner $599 p.a
    • pre-filled award rate
  • Reckon mobile app
    • only for 4 staff businesses
    • free
    • only does STP. No fairgov compliance timesheet stuff
  • https://keypay.com.au/pricing
    • $6 per staff per month