HR and payroll management

Payroll Swiss in Microsoft Dynamics for Switzerland

You can quickly and easily manage HR data and efficiently handle your payroll accounting and posting tasks. This module is specifically tailored for the needs of the Swiss market. It offers flexible salary management and extensive options for evaluating and analysing wage data and HR structures.
Payroll Swiss helps you with all of your wage and salary accounting processes. Thanks to the flexible design of the salary processes and a reporting structure that is custom fit to suit your needs, the key figures you need are always at your fingertips.

Full integration in HR processes

There are numerous evaluation options and you can select between different modes to help you with your daily work. The solution also includes all legally mandated annual and quarterly accounts for old age insurance (AHV), unemployment insurance (ALV), compulsory accident insurance (UVG), the family compensation fund (FAK) and Swiss withholding tax. Wage statements can be created on an individual basis or annually for all employees. Other required statistics and evaluations, such as job statistics (BESTA), the Swiss survey of structure and level of wages etc., can be generated automatically.. Integration in MS Office and in other modules of Microsoft Dynamics AX, such as Project Management, offers numerous advantages, for example, by allowing you to create entry and exit letters directly in Payroll Swiss and manage document storage for individual employees

HR and payroll management


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HR master data

HR master data

Manage detailed HR master data with little effort and make business processes even more efficient by carrying out automated, intuitive process steps:

  • Detailed information about children and children’s/education allowance with process control
  • Salary scale (wage categories/pay levels)
  • Wage positions (with the option of date-dependent preliminary recording and history)
  • Percentage and fixed allocation of wage types in terms of financial dimensions such as department, cost centre, cost unit and more
  • Swiss withholding tax: Pay scale tables in accordance with Swiss Federal Tax Administration with functions for automatic reading
  • Multiple payment locations (multiple bank accounts, payment to third parties)
  • Definition of free fields
Wage type master

Wage type master

Payroll can be divided into different, freely definable payroll types (for example, monthly salaries, hourly wages, commissions, 13th salary) and offers comprehensive functions for:

  • Allocation of wage types (social insurance obligation, Swiss withholding tax, wage statements, wage structure survey and so on)
  • Hourly and daily monitoring (overtime, holidays, military/civil defence, illness/accident)
  • Automatic calculation of overtime premiums
  • Piecework pay, short-time work and bad weather compensation
  • Gross/net calculation (for wage types by amount)
  • Automatic calculation, provision and payment of 13th monthly salary
  • Automatic calculation of insurance contributions
Payroll accounting

Payroll accounting

Automatic transfer of the data relevant for payroll accounting from organisation and applicant management, and integrated document management:

  • Payroll accounting simulation
  • Multiple payroll runs per employee and/or period
  • Automatic posting in financial accounting G/L account
Evaluations and queries

Evaluations and queries

The extensive options for evaluating and analysing wage data and the HR structure provide optimum key figures for:

  • Master data (HR master data, birthday and anniversary list and more)
  • All statutory evaluations
  • BESTA job statistics
  • Annual payroll account sheet
  • Individual export in Microsoft Excel


Complete integration into other standard Dynamics 365 modules such as:

  • Organisational management (organisation/positions)
  • Human Resource Management (applicant management, employee development, course management and more)
  • Document management
  • Financial management
  • Project management (time and performance recording)
Standardised wage reporting process

Standardised wage reporting process

The electronic wage notification procedure (ELM) is the Swiss standard for the electronic submission of wage data. Take care of the annual submission of data to the following domains with a mouse click:

  • Insurances: old age insurance (AHV), unemployment insurance (ALV), family compensation fund (FAK), compulsory accident insurance (UVG), supplementary accident insurance (UVGZ), daily sickness benefits (KTG)
  • Taxes: wage statement
  • Taxes: Swiss withholding tax (monthly)
  • Statistics: wage structure survey



Payroll Swiss supports electronic dispatch of payroll accounting documents directly from Microsoft Dynamics AX. IncaMail, a service of the Swiss Post, makes it possible. This solution allows you to bypass labour-intensive steps such as printing, stuffing envelopes and stamping letters, which saves time and is more environmentally friendly. → IncaMail

Swissdec certification

Payroll Swiss is swissdec-certified. The solution complies with all legally mandated standards stipulated by the Swiss social insurance institutions. → Swissdec

ELM - electronic wage notification procedure

The uniform wage notification procedure software developed and certified by swissdec regulates and organises the transmission of wage data from the company to the social insurance institutions and authorities. → Guideline

Overview Payroll Swiss customers

Many customer have put their trust in us and today work souccessfully with Payroll Swiss. Over 150 companies in Switzerland have opted for Payroll Swiss. The Payroll Swiss module covers the requirements of all of the cantons in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

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