NZ Payroll Assessment


NZ Payroll Assessment


This test, for payroll specialists, is aimed at testing people with one or two years experience in payroll knowledge. The test aims at determining whether the test taker knows the principles of payroll such as wages calculation, the different pay periods, payroll deductions, different methods of payments, tax depositing and how and when to file the reports including year end reporting.

The Payroll test was designed to identify the extent of payroll knowledge sufficient to perform in a professional manner the payroll process from collecting employee's hours to filling monthly payroll and taxes reports.

Tests are also available for Bookkeeping - Professional, General Accounting and Payroll Management.


Total Questions 31
Question Types Multiple Choice
Competencies Tested Payroll Deductions
Statutory Deductions
Calculating Wages
Tax Depositing and Filing
Year-End Reporting
Tasks Tested Tax Deductions
Payroll Taxes
Voluntary Deductions
Payment dates for Taxes Withheld
Salary Definitions
ACC Earner Levies
Deduction Types
Overtime Rate
Regular Hours
Pay Period
Public Holiday
Annual leave
Pay Periods
Calculate Earnings
Personal/Sick Leave
Hourly Rates
Hourly Rate
Tax Forms
Tax Deposits
Fringe Benefit Tax