Introduction Part 3: What payroll information can be updated and created with the HRA Cloud-Xero 2-way Connector? (Australia Only)

The HRA Cloud-Xero Connector focuses on the payroll part of Xero and allows for the synchronisation of the following types of information:

  • Employee record
  • Bank accounts;
  • Superannuation memberships;
  • Tax details; and
  • Leave balances.

Please see the below figures to determine what can be updated and from which system.


How many bank accounts are supported?

HRA Cloud supports up to 4 bank accounts under any one employee record. Updates to these details can be made on either HRA Cloud or Xero.


What kind of superannuation memberships are supported?

HRA Cloud supports industry or commercial super funds.  HRA Cloud does not however support Self-Managed Super Funds. Updates to these details can be made on either HRA Cloud or Xero.


 How are tax details stored in the systems?

The Tax File Number is always exported from Xero into HRA Cloud in a masked format – for example, ###-###-123. This a Xero restriction. Updates to the Tax File Number can be made through HRA Cloud’s Employee Self Service (eSS) portal.


   Note: The Employment basis is tax related, not Employment related


How are leave balances managed?

Leaves balances are managed in Xero and are therefore are seen in HRA Cloud and eSS in ‘Read Only’ format. The leave balance types that are viewable in HRA Cloud include Annual Leave, Personal Leave and Long Service Leave.

Where will the data be stored?

HRA Cloud




eSS View





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