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Payroll for handymen

Introducing Payroller, the ultimate payroll solution for handymen.

Managing your business payroll is easy and hassle-free with Payroller.

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Payroll made accessible

ATO compliant

STP-approved by the Australian Tax Office (ATO)

Fast setup

Simplify and automate all your payroll and STP processes

Reliable reporting

Keep clear records of who’s been paid in real-time

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Based on 3020 reviews
Barry Howat
Barry Howat
16 May 2024
Best app ever, works well very very easy to use recommend it for any one, Luv IT! Well done. Cheers Baz The Weed Terminator. Esperance WA.
sams subway
sams subway
27 April 2024
Easy to use and understand to someone who doesn't even have any accounting background. Perfect payroll for small business options.
26 April 2024
very easy to set up and use. Only trouble I have had is remembering which password I used.

How to calculate a handyman's payroll

As a home services employer, it’s important to pay your handymen employees fairly.  Firstly, you’ll need to check pay rates for your handymen to comply with the Fair Work Act 2009. 

It’s simple to add your employee details and pay run schedule in Payroller.  Payroller automates calculations of pay, PAYG and income tax withholdings, superannuation and leave balances. You can also customise deductions and entitlements for different employees.


85% of our users run their first payroll in under 15 minutes.

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Streamlined payroll for handymen from anywhere

Your handymen can clock in and out of rostered shifts using the Payroller mobile app for employees. This means you can keep track of hours worked by your employees.  Payroller is the easiest single touch payroll software with payslip, staff scheduling and rosters, and timesheets functionalities for small business.

Use Payroller on any device across web and mobile including mobile app. Everything is synced so you can make and edit pay runs wherever you are.


The easiest way to share payroll with your accountant

Payroller is the best self-service solution for handypersons whether they’re self-employed or run a home services business. 

You can also share your payroll by inviting your accountant, bookkeeper or tax agent to use the Payroller Agent portal for free.  Get help faster when your accountant gets real-time and secure access to your payroll. 


A handyman's way to payroll

Payroller is the best payroll solution for freelance handymen and small businesses specialising in home services.  Don’t waste money and time on complicated accounting packages. Our low-cost solution has the features that you need to meet Fair Work and Australian Tax Office (ATO) laws.

Send employee payslips from your completed STP pay runs with one click

Frequently asked questions about payroll for handymen

“Try for free” allows you to discover if Payroller is the right software for you and your business before you commit to our platform. “Try for free” is cost and commitment-free and we do not require any credit card details to sign up. So give Payroller a try, it only takes a few minutes to get set up.

While the Payroller mobile app is completely free – fees will apply to use the Payroller web app, Xero integration, and to make super contributions through our integrated super clearing house (Beam).

Payroller is an STP-enabled software that automatically submits payroll information to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) – through a secure cloud network – whenever you perform a payrun. Payroller helps you to track, manage and record your payroll while safely sharing that information (and staying compliant) with the ATO.

As a truly one-stop payroll solution, you can manage staff roster, invite your accountant, bookkeeper or BAS agent and even make Super contribution (Beam) on Payroller.

If you run a handyman business, there are a few key things to remember regarding payroll. Firstly, you’ll need to comply with Australian tax laws, including PAYG withholding tax, Superannuation Guarantee contributions, and potentially state payroll tax depending on wage thresholds. Keeping accurate timesheets and employee records is crucial for proper calculations and reporting.

The pay for handymen in Australia is impacted by several factors, creating a range of incomes. You’ll have to consider factors such as experience, location, and types of handy work.

Handymen in

Australia typically earn between $65,000 and $80,000 annually. This translates to an hourly rate range of roughly $32 to $40. However, it’s important to remember that these are averages, and individual earnings can fall outside this range depending on the specific circumstances mentioned above.

Payroll software designed for the construction industry can be a huge asset for handyman businesses. Look for features that ensure payroll tax compliance, integrate with timesheet apps to easily record hours worked, and an employee app counterpart for transparency with your team.

Payroll software for your handyman business saves time and minimises errors compared to manual processing. The software ensures you’re compliant with regulations, giving you peace of mind. Additionally, it streamlines tasks like generating payslips and managing deductions, freeing you up to focus on growing your business. Some software even offers employee-facing apps, allowing staff to access payslips and update information electronically, further simplifying payroll processes.

Absolutely, you may share your account and even set different access permissions.

Only a few minutes. The majority of our customers get up and running within 15 minutes. If you do need more help in getting set up, simply reach out to our capable live agents and they will have you using Payroller like a seasoned user in no time. Check out our handy user guides.

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Yes, Payroller is integrated with Xero. By connecting your Xero account to Payroller, you can easily export and share payroll information cross-platforms.

Experience the many benefits of Payroller for construction. Try Payroller now for free!

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