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Award-winning employee benefits and workforce optimisation, trusted by over 3,200 organisations.

At Smartgroup, we partner with Australian employers to simplify salary packaging, novated leasing, fleet management, share plan administration and payroll services. We also help hospitals become more efficient through workforce optimisation.

With our comprehensive offering, we’ll develop a program that delivers to your organisational goals; while our dedicated customer support teams will ensure your people are engaged with the program and are making the most of the benefits on offer.

Since 2001, Smartgroup has grown to become one of Australia’s leading and most awarded providers of employee management services, recognised for our innovation and customer centric approach. Our strong network and broad reach sets Smartgroup apart and has established our reputation as a trusted partner to employers.

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Smartgroup designs a SaaS that helps modernize HR workflows. The company has 463 employees. Smartgroup published it's first software in 2001.

Software features

Payroll and Compensation

The payroll software from Smartgroup can help your business automate the payroll process and reduce the time and money otherwise spent on this function. This tool makes it easier to account for employee attendance data, make timely payments, and generate payroll reports.

Smartgroup also makes it easier to calculate and file taxes and comes with compliance management features. Regardless of whether you're trying to automate the payroll process or are migrating from a different payroll software solution, Smartgroup makes the transition smooth.


Pricing for Smartgroup depends on your company's needs. This will factor in the number of software users and the size of your organization.


You want your valuable data to be in good hands. Smartgroup is very aware that security is a key aspect of HR software.


If you are ready to pick Smartgroup as your HR solution or need additional information, you can reach their sales team by phone or email.



How many people work for Smartgroup?

463 employees.

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What is the difference between compensation and payroll?

Payroll is an HR department’s function of periodically distributing paychecks to employees. On the other hand, employees receive compensation, which is the total cash and non-cash payments that they receive from the employer for the work performed. This gives payroll one definition more – the total compensation an employer must pay to its employees on a given date.

Is there free payroll software?

Yes, there are plenty of free payroll software applications available. But, they’ll have limited functionality in most cases and will require you to upgrade to gain the whole experience. However, using free software is a great way to test whether a particular solution is meant for your business.

How can payroll software help small businesses?

Managing employees’ benefits, paying them, and filing payroll taxes correctly is time-consuming and tedious. There’s also a chance of making many costly mistakes, which can damage your business. To counteract such incidents, it’s better to invest in a payroll system.

Can I do payroll without the software?

Yes, you can. But it’s a risky option that can lead to financial losses. It’s because manually performing payroll requires accounting expertise. The tax penalties imposed on any accounting mistake you make will be considerable, and so, it’s better to opt for a software application.

What is a payroll system in HR?

A payroll management system allows employers to manage employee salaries. Many aspects of payroll, including salary structure, deductions, and allowances, can be easily modified with such a tool. A payroll application also makes it easier to generate payslips and make direct deposits to employees’ accounts.

What is the purpose of a payroll system?

The primary purpose of a payroll system is to efficiently management payroll. It helps companies to ensure that employees are paid the right amount at the right time. It also makes it effortless to stay compliant with tax laws and regulations.

What are the two goals of the payroll system?

The two main goals of the payroll system are to ensure that the employees are paid the right amount at the right time.

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