Welcome to the world of online payroll


Simplicity Defined

Sage One Payroll is the smart way to go for online payroll software that can be accessed 24/7 via the internet. You can simply sign up, add your employees and start processing within 5 minutes. Sage Online Payroll provides standard reports giving you instant access to your payroll information in a variety of formats, including PDF, Excel, Word, etc.

Ideal for start-up and small businesses, this online payroll system allows unlimited earnings (what you owe the employee) and deductions (what the employee owes you or someone else) and automatically calculates all the statutory amounts (UIF, SDL and PAYE) to leave you with the correct net salary due at payday. It couldn’t be any simpler.

Available 24/7 wherever you are!

No more is your Payroll available on only one computer or in only one place. Because Sage One Payroll is online, you can simply login from wherever you are and start working. You can access your data from the cloud which means that your data is available online, anywhere, anytime. All you need is an internet connection.

Fully SARS compliant

All the necessary payroll legislation is taken care of. Comply with SARS requirements and generate tax certificates in one simple step. What’s more, SARS submissions are a breeze. With no manual recapturing, you can generate tax certificates and create your e@syFile ‘file’ for submission to SARS quickly and easily. Sage Online Payroll software comes standard with an EMP501 report.

Your UIF (Unemployment Insurance Fund) Submissions can be sent directly to the Department of Labour, and you will be fully compliant with the Employer Tax Incentive Act.

No Limitations on the Number of Companies, Employees and Users

With the Sage Online Payroll Solution, your payroll expands and shrinks as your business grows, enabling you to add as many employees or pay cycles as you like.

Additional users can also have access to the system for free. Each Sage One Payroll account supports log-ins for multiple users. And the primary account holder can grant users the right to access only specific companies and/or cycles, so that users only see information they have permission to access. Great when your accountant needs to check your figures at month end!


Sage Online Payroll software won’t break the bank - you only pay for what you use. Pay employees weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, with no upfront software costs. Pay only for what you use when you use it.

Automatic updates

There is no hassle of software installation - your payroll software updates automatically.

Real-time calculations

Payslip values are always calculated “real-time”, ensuring that you are always looking at the “final” correct value.


The system takes care of leave for you. The leave that every employee is legally entitled to have already been setup, so in-depth knowledge of rules is not needed. Management reports can also be generated when needed, ensuring you can monitor leave issues that may arise, such as sick leave.

Support that works for you

There are always knowledgeable support personnel ready to assist. You get free telephone and email support as well as live chat instant messaging within the software.

As a business owner, you want the best for your business. Live chat gives you even easier access to our support consultants so that you can focus on running your business. You can chat to our support consultants real time from within the software during office hours. No more telephone holding queues! What’s more, a transcript of your live chat will be emailed to you when the support session ends.

Safe and Secure Data

Security is of utmost importance. Get peace of mind in knowing that your payroll data is backed up daily. We use similar security to online banking vendors and email secure pdf payslips to your employees.

In order to register and make use of the Sage Online Payroll solution, a unique email address and password is required, so only you can access your payroll data. Password information is stored in such a way that it cannot be retrieved from your database.

The information you send to and retrieve from Sage One Payroll is encrypted and utilises a Verisign security certificate. This certificate is fully authenticated and verified, encrypting your data with up to 256-bit encryption (browser dependent), ensuring your data is safe.