Payroll for restaurants & eateries

Introducing Payroller, the ultimate payroll solution for restaurants & eateries.

Managing your restaurant business’s 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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Make payroll a part of your menu to save time

We know running your restaurant or eatery can get busy.  Having reliable single touch payroll (STP) software is important to comply with ATO laws and paying staff on time improves the morale of your hospitality staff. 

Payroller software is ideal when you have employees with different job types and work arrangements.  From casual staff to salaried employees, easily customise pay rates and work hours.

All pay and superannuation calculations are automated.  It’s also easy to add leave types, staff entitlements, deductions, and reimbursements.  

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

Payroll made accessible.

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On the go restaurant payroll in seconds

Create pay runs and make changes on any device including desktop, mobile web and mobile appPayroller is ideal for restaurants‘ payroll where staffing changes are frequent.  

Onboard new employees in your restaurant or eatery from anywhere. You can also access Payroller’s included features like staff roster management, time-tracking and timesheets remotely. 

With Payroller, single touch payroll, payslips, and scheduling is integrated in one spot.  Make pay runs instantly from approved timesheets.  With each STP completed pay run, generate payslips for employees with one button click.


Deliver your payroll on a platter

Invite your tax accountant to Payroller at no extra cost.  Your accountant or bookkeeper can access your payroll and reduce your administrative workload.  It takes just a couple of clicks to integrate your payroll data with your financial expert online.

Avoid long threads of emails and time wasted manually exporting files for your accounting professional.  Your tax agent can access your payroll via the secure Payroller Agent portal. 


ATO approved hospitality payroll software trusted by restaurants

Payroller is used by thousands of restaurants, catering businesses and bars across Australia. Our Single Touch Payroll (STP) software is approved by the Australian Tax Office (ATO).  

Payroller is designed for busy people who want an affordable payroll and basic HR system.  Our legally compliant payroll software is ready for your restaurant, pub or bar to try today. 

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Frequently asked questions about restaurant & hospitality payroll

“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).

Using payroll software automates accounting tasks for restaurants like calculating wages, taxes, and deductions, and generating paychecks or direct deposits. Payroll software often includes timesheets or time clocks, which allow accurate tracking of employee hours.

Maintaining organised employee records lets you set up a consistent payroll schedule and have relevant financial information readily available.

Yes, most restaurant payroll systems can handle tax withholding for different employee types. These systems can be configured to account for factors such as:

  • Salary vs. hourly employees: Different tax withholding rates may apply.
  • Full-time vs. part-time employees: Withholding may differ based on tax filing status.
  • Tipped employees: Tax calculations may involve reported tips or a tip credit.

It’s important to note that tax regulations can be complex. Restaurants should consult with a tax professional or their payroll provider to ensure they are withholding the correct amount of taxes for their employees.

Automated payroll services help restaurants and cafes increase efficiency and accuracy through automated calculations and tasks, saving business owners time and preventing errors from manual input. The reduced administrative burden lets staff focus on other impact-generation areas of the business. Automated systems also help Australian restaurants comply with payroll tax regulations and reporting requirements.

Yes, most payroll systems can handle overtime pay for hospitality staff. These systems can be programmed to identify hours worked beyond the standard workweek threshold. They also apply the appropriate overtime pay rate and calculate the additional overtime pay amount.

Yes, effective payroll reporting is a key benefit of most payroll systems. These reports can provide valuable insights for restaurants, such as total labour cost, employee pay details, departmental breakdowns, and accrued expenses and liabilities.

By utilising these reports, restaurant managers can gain a deeper understanding of their labour costs and make data-driven decisions to optimise their business operations.

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.

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.

Get started today and experience the many benefits of Payroller for restaurants. Try it now for free!

Payroll made accessible.

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