Single Touch Payroll software

for almost any sized business.

No trial, no need, pay your first two employees 100% free!


Cloud Single Touch Payroll (Phase 2) Software

Single Touch Payroll - reporting in real time, all the time!
Australian Made Free Single Touch Payroll Software
Start Free Single Touch Payroll Software at any time.

Start Anytime

Start at any time throughout the financial year. All balances can be easily added and updated with your first pay run and used to update the ATO. What could be simpler.

Australian Taxation Office Compliant Free Single Touch Payroll Software.

Taxation Compliant

Single Touch Payroll - Real time reporting of salary and wages, PAYG withholding and super guarantee information directly to the ATO at the same time as you pay your employees.

Free Single Touch Payroll Software API for Developers.

Ideal for Developers

Our open API (Application Programming Interface) allows anyone to develop a connection with e-PayDay®. Ideal for other software products, custom software or anything else.

Single Touch Payroll Software simple cloud payroll Pricing.

Simple Pricing

Easy monthly pricing based on the number of employees and features. No complicated fees or hidden extras. All the Government bells and whistles included within the subscription price.

Payroll that talks directly to Government Services 

To make your payroll life easy, we provide easy access to many services.

Comprehensive Payroll Features

Powerful cloud payroll features helping to make light work of pay day.
Maintain Employees with Free Single Touch Payroll Software.

Maintain Employees

Maintain comprehensive Weekly, Fortnightly and Monthly employees personal and employment information. Full Time, Part Time, Casual and Salaried Employees can also be paid by Location or Department.

Easily track leave with Free Single Touch Payroll Software.

Easily Track Leave

Automatically accrues Sick, Annual, Long Service Leave, RDO’s and Time in Lieu with the ability to set numerous different accrual methods. Also includes complete leave tracking and comprehensive reporting capability.

Includes Fair Work Modern Awards in Free Single Touch Cloud Payroll Software.

Fair Work Awards

Modern Awards and Employment Agreements can be easily setup to suit your exact requirements. Includes easy management of Fair Work Modern Awards and Agreements.

Complete Superannuation Management in Free Single Touch Payroll Software.

Super Management

Easy management of Superannuation Funds and payments. Payments can also be easily transferred electronically using the SuperStream feature. All of your Superannuation management needs in the one place.

Powerful pay runs with Free Single Touch Payroll Software.

Powerful Pay Runs

Pay runs can be processed Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly or at any time outside the normal pay period. Pays can be easily transferred electronically to any Financial Institution that is a member of the Australian Bankers Association (ABA).

Straight Forward Pricing

Simple Monthly Pricing for employees and contractors. No hidden extras!
e-PayDay FREEPAY® Cloud Payroll with no hidden fees guarantee.

All fees and charges are included in your Monthly Subscription.


See how simple our straight forward pricing is.

Frequently asked questions

How many Employees can I have FREE?

The first two employees won't cost you anything, 100% free, including Single Touch Payroll (Phase 2) reporting!

When you want to add more employees, it's as simple as choosing the plan that best suits your needs. We have always provided tiered plans allowing you to easily stay in total control of your payroll costs, making management an easy task.

We are aware of a few payroll products that offer the ability to add an unlimited number of employees free. Providing a comprehensive payroll offering costs an enormous amount of money to develop and maintain. We have asked our team to work for free, but selfishly, they expect payment for the outstanding efforts they perform.

Since 1987 we have continued to build comprehensive payroll solutions and do not want to provide you with a product that offers minimal features and functionality. After all, there is a standard required to meet Fair Work and Australian Taxation Office compliance requirements. If specific conditions are missing, you have to continually request features because you cannot meet your legal obligations.

How do I add more Employees as my Business grows?

You can easlily change plans as your Business grows. Simply choose the plan you wish to move to and click Change, it's as simple as that!

Is support provided?

Yes! Support is included in all of our plans for no extra cost. You can even talk to a real person on the phone (depending on the plan you have chosen).

What's the catch, why is e-PayDay FREEPAY free?

There isn't one! The first two (2) employees are 100% free. You can use e-PayDay FREEPAY® and pay nothing, zero, zilch, nada, nix, naught. We believe every employer should have access to comprehensive cloud Single Touch Payroll software, that's why we made it free to pay your first two employees.

We have been supporting Australian Small Business by providing Australia's free payroll software since 1987, it's in our DNA. Helping you grow your Business helps us grow ours!

e-PayDay FREEPAY® Cloud Payroll with no activation fees.

No Activation Fees

e-PayDay FREEPAY® Cloud Payroll with no monthly service fee.

No Monthly Service Fee

e-PayDay FREEPAY® Cloud Payroll with no cost per pay period.

No Cost Per Pay Period

e-PayDay FREEPAY® Cloud Payroll no cost for unlimited terminations.

Unlimited Terminations


Want to know more?


Why offer Free Single Touch Payroll Software?

We believe every employer should have access to great cloud payroll software, that's why we made it free to pay your first two employees. We have been supporting Australian Small Business by providing Australia's free payroll software since 1987, it's in our DNA. Helping you grow your Business helps us grow ours!


Single Touch Payroll (STP) changes the way employers report their employees' taxation and superannuation information to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). When you pay your employees using Single Touch Payroll, year-to-date values of gross salary or wages, allowances or other payments (as relevant), deductions and PAYG withholding for each employee included in that pay event. Employer super liability or ordinary time earnings (OTE) amounts for each employee is also automatically sent directly to the ATO after processing your payroll. When you start reporting using Single Touch Payroll, you will be sending the ATO your employees' taxation and superannuation information on or before each pay day.


Why was Single Touch Payroll introduced?

Single Touch Payroll is an Australian Government initiative that enables Businesses and Employers to report (real time) staff salary and wages (including ordinary time earnings) and PAYG withholding amounts to the ATO at the same time the employees are paid. Single Touch Payroll provides many benefits for both Employers and Employees alike.


When did Single Touch Payroll Start?

STP reporting started on 1 July 2018 for substantial Employers (those with 20 or more Employees).


Legislation extending Single Touch Payroll has been passed and received Royal Assent (1 March 2019) to include Employers with 19 or fewer employees with reporting starting from 1 July 2019.


What are the benefits of Single Touch Payroll?

  • Single Touch Payroll captures your employees’ Tax and Super information and sends it to the ATO while you’re running your existing business process – when you pay your employees.

  • Employers who report through STP don’t need to provide their employees with a Payment Summary* (which some people still call a Group Certificate) at the end of the financial year.

  • Employees who no longer receive a Payment Summary have easy access to the information they need in myGov

  • You no longer need to give the ATO a Payment Summary Annual Report (PSAR) for the information you report through STP.


*Payments that are generally not paid through a payroll process, or may be paid by payers to recipients that are not their employees cannot be reported under STP reporting. For example, payments made by the: Department of Human Services, Investment bodies and managed investment funds, Purchasers of certain taxable Australian property. As these payments are outside the scope of STP reporting, there is no relief from payment summary and annual report obligations. A payer must continue to ensure it complies with their obligation to provide payment summaries and an annual report to the Commissioner with respect to these withholding payments. In addition, a payer cannot include in their STP reporting any payment made through its payroll software that is not a withholding payment. Examples of such payments include partnership distributions and payments to suppliers.

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