NZPPA was founded in 2007 and has grown to become the largest payroll professional body in New Zealand – together we make payroll strong!

NZPPA has over 1500+ members that pay over 2,000,000 New Zealand employees!

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Become and be recognised as an NZPPA Certified Payroll Professional

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New to payroll or want to advance to the next level?  NZPPA is the only technical payroll training provider in New Zealand with a full range of learning options. Get Payroll Training from the payroll experts!

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Welcome to the New Zealand Payroll Practitioners Association (NZPPA)

Since being formed in 2007 NZPPA has become the leading professional payroll body in New Zealand.

NZPPA is a national organisation with members throughout New Zealand and overseas (wherever NZ payroll is processed) and has grown to now have currently over 2000+ members that include: individual, company, not-for-profit, corporate and overseas members.

Our members pay over 2,000,000+ New Zealand employees!

Payroll practitioners combine a unique skill set with elements of accountancy, employment relations, IT savvy and general and specialist human resource knowledge.

NZPPA’s focus is on developing payroll as a recognised profession in its own right, not to sit or be hidden under accounting or human resource functions.

NZPPA’s other important role is to act as an independent voice for payroll in New Zealand raising issues, concerns and any risks that may impact the work that NZ payroll practitioners do.

NZPPA does this through providing beginner to advanced payroll learning opportunities, providing essential payroll information for FREE since 2008 through our ePayroll weekly electronic newsletter, annual payroll practitioner certification based on four industry-recognised levels, professional events including the largest two-day annual conference in NZ, payroll technical support available through the NZPPA PayTech AdviceLine (payroll Q&A, audit and new payroll selection services), provides the annual payroll resource with the NZPPA Payroll Practice Guide and writes and submits submissions to government on legislation that impacts on the work done in payroll.

NZPPA welcomes and invites you to be part of the growing payroll as a profession in New Zealand.

NZPPA Quicklinks:

  • Wanting to find out the benefits of joining NZPPA, click here
  • What course should I choose? NZPPA Training Self-Assessment Guide, click here
  • For virtual courses, click here
  • Latest special webinars, click here
  • Latest NZPPA event, click here
  • Want to find out more about becoming a certified payroll practitioner? click here
  • I need payroll help (payroll review, payroll selection, payroll implementation), click here
  • We need to audit how can NZPPA help? click here
  • What’s included in the NZPPA Payroll Practice Guide? Click here

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