Xero Payroll API

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  1. Payroll API

    Now that Australian Xero organisations have a full payroll application within Xero, it would be great to expose functionality such as timesheets, payrun details etc via the API. Some work will need to be done to connect this to the Xero API and we need to implement special permissions to only allow access for specific users and applications.

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      15 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • leave balances

      Require an endpoint to obtain leave balances based on a date filter.

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      • Mark "Reportable as W1 on Activity Statement" via API

        Payitems can be exported via API but marking them as "Reportable as W1 on Activity Statement" still has to be done in the web interface.

        https://help.xero.com/au/Payroll-Setup-PayItemsW1-AU

        56 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Payruns & payitems  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to send xero Timesheet records for employee from other systems

          Ability to post records of employee worked hours directly into timesheets alligning to the pay cycle for those employees. This would allow many products the ability to dumpo employee worked hours directly to payroll within xero. Users can then process payroll as normal.

          27 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Timesheets  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • US Payroll API

            The US version of Xero now has payroll functionality. We plan to provide an API for the payroll function, similar to the existing Australian payroll API.

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            16 votes
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              3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Be able to see which Tracking Category is linked to which section in Payroll

              It's nice we can get the list of Tracking Categories (and options). However, it would be nice to be able to see which Tracking Category is linked to "Timesheet Categories" in the payroll config.

              Since I need to associate this with timesheet data for uploading, it's important to be able to prevent users from mistakenly associating with the wrong set of options.

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              • Add a payroll API call for querying leave types

                Currently calls to the LeaveApplications methods in the Payroll API require you to know the internal ID of the leave type you're interested in. Because of this, it would be good to be able to get a listing of the types of leave currently configured, and get details of a specific leave type.

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