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Your employee list comprises of the payroll recipients you have saved to your ANZ Internet Banking. When making payroll payments you can select previously saved recipients from your employee list and avoid filling in their details each time.

  • If you no longer need to make payroll payments to a recipient you can easily delete them from your employee list.
  • Remember that you won't be able to retrieve their details after you delete them.

How do I delete a payroll employee?

Deleting a payroll employee is easy.

  • Go to the "Payments" menu.
  • Select "Pay employees".
  • Select "Update employee list" and follow the steps below.

Alternatively you can:

  • Go to either the "Settings" menu or the “Payments” menu.
  • Select "My payroll employee list" and follow the steps below.

Step 1 - Select the employee

  • Select the employee from your employee list, using the radio buttons under the "Select" column.

Step 2 - Click the "Immediately delete employee" link

  • Once you click on the "Immediately delete employee" link the employee details will be deleted and the employee will be removed from your list.
  • You can re-add the recipient at any time.

Why can't I delete my employee?

You cannot delete a employee if there is a future or recurring payment scheduled for that person.

  • You must first cancel the pending future or recurring payments.
  • If you wish to delete a future dated or recurring payment, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 11.59pm Melbourne time on the day prior to the payment date.
  • Delete a future payment

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Frequently asked questions

Use our faqs to find out more about deleting an employee from your payroll employee list.

If you want to save your employee's details in the payroll employee list you will need the following information:

  • Reference/salary number: this can be a maximum of 20 characters long, and is used for easy identification when making payments. If you do not use a reference or salary number you can enter the employee's name.
  • Account details: including the BSB number (six digit number) and an account number.
  • Account name: the account name of the employee's account to be credited.

If you choose to save the employee, their details will be stored in your payroll employee list.

  • This means that they will appear in the "To" drop down list in future so if you need to transfer money to their account again you can simply select them from the list and their details will be filled automatically.

If the employee's bank details change in future, you can easily Edit a payroll employee via the "Settings" menu.

  • You can update the BSB number (financial institution number), account number, account name, employee salary/reference number.
  • Once you edit the employee's details it will be updated immediately within the same ANZ Internet Banking session.

Yes. You can delete the payee from the payroll employee list any time.

  • Go to the "Settings" menu.
  • Select "My Payroll Employee list".
  • Select the employee, using the radio button under the "Select" column.
  • Select the "Immediately delete employee" link.

Please note that you cannot delete an employee if there is a future or recurring payment scheduled for that person.

  • You must first cancel the pending future or recurring payments.

If you wish to delete a future dated or recurring payment, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 11.59pm Melbourne time on the day prior to the payment date.

No. The employee need not have an ANZ account.

  • The payroll payments function within ANZ Internet Banking will allow you to transfer funds from your ANZ account to an account with any Australian financial institution (bank, building society, credit union, etc).
  • All you need is the BSB numberaccount number and account name of the employee.

You cannot delete an employee if there is a future or recurring payment scheduled for that person.

  • You must first cancel the pending future or recurring payments.

If you wish to delete a future dated or recurring payment, the request must be lodged with ANZ Internet Banking prior to 11.59pm Melbourne time on the day prior to the payment date.

No. Once you click on the "Immediately delete employee" link the employee details will be deleted immediately and the employee will be removed from your list.

  • The employee details cannot be retrieved once deleted.
  • They need to be re-entered and saved by you.

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