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General

What is Earny? How does it work?

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Earny is a simple payroll software that automates tasks such as calculating taxes and National Insurance deductions, processing payroll and generating reports, making payroll management more efficient.

How soon can I start using Earny to manage my payroll?

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Earny's setup process is designed to be quick and easy and can usually be completed in minutes. All you need is your company information and affiliate numbers (including withholding tax, BVG, LAA and any insurance you have in place) and your employees' email. Everyone will receive a link to sign up and enter their details into Earny. No more back and forth emails.

What types of payroll solutions does Earny offer?

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Earny offers a full range of features, including calculation of gross and net pay, taxes and NI contributions, generation of wage statements and archiving of payroll records.

Is it possible to carry out payroll other than just monthly?

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Earny does not allow any options other than monthly payroll at this time.

What pricing options are available for the Earny payroll software?

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Earny offers flexible pricing options based on the size and needs of your business, including custom plans for large organisations, start-ups or not-for-profit charities. View our pricing plans here >

Is Earny Swissdec certified?

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Yes, Earny is Swissdec certified.

How does Earny calculate taxes and deductions?

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Earny uses up-to-date tax tables and algorithms to accurately calculate taxes and deductions based on an employee's income, tax status, work permit, location and other relevant factors.

How does Earny ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations?

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Earny keeps up with the latest tax laws and regulations and automatically adjusts payroll calculations and tax rates accordingly.

Can I configure Earny to automatically calculate employee taxes and deductions?

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Yes, Earny can automatically deduct and manage employee taxes and other legal deductions, helping to ensure your payroll compliance and save time.

How does Earny administer payroll for multiple locations or administrative districts?

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Earny can administer payroll for all cantons and can automatically adjust National Insurance contributions according to different tax rates and local regulations.

How does Earny handle benefits such as health insurance, a company car or meals?

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Earny offers benefits management, including monthly recurring cash and in-kind benefits such as a company car and health insurance cost-sharing along with non-recurring costs such as reimbursement of travel expenses.

How secure is my company's payroll data with Earny?

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Earny takes the security of your payroll data seriously and uses standard security measures, including encryption, firewalls and regular back-ups, to protect your information.

Can I customise my payroll settings and preferences with Earny?

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Yes, Earny allows you to customise payroll settings and preferences, including paydays.

Does Earny offer a mobile app for employees to view their payslips and other payroll information?

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Not yet, but we are working on it. For now, employees receive a notification every month when they are able to log into their personal, secure space to retrieve their latest payslip as well as all previous payslips.

How does Earny ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations?

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Earny keeps up with the latest tax laws and regulations and automatically adjusts payroll calculations and tax forms accordingly.

Does Earny offer support for paid employees from abroad?

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As a Swiss payroll expert, Earny currently only offers services in Switzerland.

Can I use Earny to generate payslips for employees?

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Yes, Earny can generate employee payslips, which are accessible through the employee portal. In addition, payslips are automatically emailed monthly. No more paper!

Can I use Earny to administer my employees' annual leave and holiday periods?

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Yes, Earny includes features for tracking your employees' holidays and absences.

Payroll types

How does Earny administer the payroll for hourly paid employees?

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Earny can manage payroll for hourly and monthly employees and can automatically calculate payroll based on hours worked or the employee's fixed salary.

Can I use Earny to pay my employees' overtime?

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Yes, Earny can process employee overtime.

How does Earny administer wages of seasonal or temporary employees?

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Earny can manage payroll for seasonal or temporary employees and can easily add or remove employees as needed. With Earny's self-onboarding, each employee has access to their data and can enter and modify it if there are changes in their circumstances (marriage, children, moving house, new bank account...). All their information remains up to date.

Can I use Earny for contractor or freelance payroll?

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Not yet. For now, Earny can handle payroll for monthly or hourly employees. We are working hard to add payroll features for contractors and freelancers.

Can Earny manage payroll for companies whose employees are under a CLA?

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Yes, Earny can manage payroll for companies with a CLA, including tracking union dues and generating reports.

Can Earny administer reimbursement of employee expenses?

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Yes, Earny can easily administer reimbursement for all kinds of employee expenses, including reimbursement requests for travelling expenses.

How does Earny administer wages for different types of employees, such as full-time or part-time?

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Earny can manage payroll for different types of employees and can automatically adjust pay calculations and deductions based on the employee's status.

Reports

What types of reports does Earny provide for payroll and taxes?

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Earny provides a range of reports including pay slips, tax statements, banking and accounting files, as well as employee tax returns which can help you track your payroll expenses and comply with tax laws.

Does Earny offer any analysis or reporting features to help me track payroll and employee costs?

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Yes, Earny offers a range of analytics and reporting features, including reports and dashboards to help you track and analyse payroll and employee costs.

Customer support

What level of customer support does Earny offer?

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Earny offers customer support via email and live chat, and provides resources such as FAQs, tutorials and a resource centre to help you use the software effectively.

Does Earny offer training or resources for new users?

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Yes, Earny offers training and resources for new users, including video tutorials, live demos and documentation.

Integration and third party

Can I integrate Earny with my time tracking software?

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We know this is a very popular feature. For now, hours can easily be completed manually each month - no more unsecured email exchanges with your accountancy firms. In the future, Earny will integrate with time tracking software such as Sling or 7shifts, making it easier to calculate employee hours and ensure payroll accuracy.

Is Earny compatible with my existing accounting or e-banking software?

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Yes, Earny is designed to be integrated with a variety of accounting and HR software, including Xero, Bexio, Cresus, as they accept log downloads. Our bank file can be uploaded to any Swiss e-banking system.

Does Earny offer HR functionality in addition to payroll?

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Not yet, but stay tuned 😊

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