Payroll, it’s not exactly brain surgery!

At times it does feel like it is, as payroll is not as simple as many think.  There are at least 19 Acts of Parliament that use the word ’employee’ so when complying with one Act, you could very well be in breach of another Act.

What Acts have a direct impact on Payroll

Student Loan Scheme Act 2011

Income Tax Act 2007

KiwiSaver Act 2006

Holidays Act 2003

Accident Compensation Act 2001

Employment Relations Act 2000

Tax Administration Act 1994

Child Support Act 1991

Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act 1987

Equal Pay Act 1972

Privacy Act 1993

What Acts have an in-direct impact on Payroll

Volunteers Employment Protection Act 1973

Domestic Violence—Victims’ Protection Act 2018

Government Superannuation Fund Act 1956

Immigration Act 2009

Care and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017

Compensation for Live Organ Donors Act 2016

Trade Unions Act 1908

Remuneration Authority Act 1977

By the time you put them all together, you end up with something looking like this.

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