Why choose 12Pay payroll software?

We believe once you try our payroll software, you won’t look anywhere else, because 12Pay enables you to easily and quickly start managing your payroll.

IRIS 12Pay is an ideal solution for small businesses looking for a simple and reliant payroll software. It is also perfect for accountants and payroll bureau managers who run payroll for many companies. Our software supports any number of companies, each with any number of employees for an unbelievably low price.

Payroll Simplified

A simple yet comprehensive software that manages all your RTI, CIS and Auto Enrolment responsibilities.

No More Wasted Time

Quickly run pre-built reports and send electronic payslips, allowing you to refocus your time on other critical tasks.

Easy To Use

Manage all your payroll responsibilities easily from one platform which simplifies even the most complex payroll processes.

Packed with functionality

IRIS 12Pay Payroll Software currently has 3 options to choose from. Select the Express option for free payroll software or take a look at our Premium option for a complete package. Accountants and bureaus who run payroll for many companies will love our Bureau edition.

Whichever pricing plan you choose IRIS 12Pay comes packed with many features as standard and several optional extras ensure you have everything you need to complete your payroll. This is just one reason why more and more businesses are moving to 12Pay and joining the payroll revolution.

NI, Tax and Furlough Claims

12Pay is HMRC recognised payroll software that uses the exact percentage method to streamline processes. IRIS 12Pay now also calculates furlough claims and the HMRC reclaim process


Easily Print payslips and HMRC documents such as P45s for leavers on HMRC stationery, blank paper or quickly distribute via the IRIS My ePay Window module online


Use our intelligent reporting functionality and prebuilt reports to strategically enhance your business decisions with no fuss

Auto Enrolment

IRIS 12Pay Auto Enrolment Module generates the legally required communications, delivers them directly to your workforce and allows you to manage the opt-in and opt-out process

RTI Payroll Software

12Pay supports businesses with their Real Time Information (RTI) requirements, reporting every payment to employees on or before payday

Holiday Pay

Quickly and efficiently configure Holiday Pay, ensuring you never have to do another manual calculation again

Simple annual pricing

To get started choose the plan that is right for you!
You can upgrade your payroll software at any time.

Prices quoted exclude VAT. Payment is made via PayPal.

Recent Posts

Check out our recent posts for further insights into payroll, payroll legislation and best practice.

How to run your first payroll

by Russ Gillard

Running your first payroll may seem like a daunting task but we’ve compiled the basics to ensure that you’re conducting yourself correctly and legally. Register yourself as an employer When you take on your first employee, your legal rights and responsibilities immediately change. One of the first things you must do is register yourself as […]

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Everything you need to know about IR35

by Russ Gillard

From April 2021, IR35 legislation is set to shake up the business landscape, altering the way large private employers, recruiters and contractors manage off-payroll working. IR35 was originally planned for April 2020, but due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the Treasury has postponed the changes until 2021. What will IR35 change? IR35 will require employers […]

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What is CIS payroll?

by Russ Gillard

CIS stands for the Construction Industry Scheme, which is legislation that requires contractors to deduct money from a subcontractor’s payments and for those funds to be passed to HMRC. What is the purpose of CIS payroll? The scheme’s primary goal is to prevent the loss of revenue to HMRC from salaries not being correctly taxed. […]

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