How do I enable SEPA/Direct Credit payments in payroll?

Scenario: You would like to send a file to the bank which is generated by the software to pay your employees via a bank transfer.


  • Log in to Fusion (
  • Click settings from the left hand side menu (
  • Click on the Payroll Settings tab
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page and fill in the Bank & SEPA Details section
  • Ensure that the Use SEPA checkbox is set as true (ticked)
  • Add the Bank Service ID and Bank Customer Code as provided by the bank and add your own SEPA Zip Password which will need to be passed onto the bank to open your SEPA files.
  • Go to the Manage Employees section (
  • Click the Edit button for an employee that you would like to pay with direct credit
  • Click the Direct Credit tab
  • Click the Add IBAN button and insert the bank account details for the employee
  • Repeat the last 4 steps for any other employees that you would like to pay with a Direct Credit transfer

Process per payrun:

  • Log in to Fusion (
  • Click the Product Switcher (on the top left hand side) and select Payroll (
  • Process a Payrun
  • Click the SEPA item in the left hand side menu
  • Click the Report button to check that you will be paying all of the employees that you intend to
  • Click Generate, a light box will appear and click Save File
  • Send the XML file generated by the software to the bank to action payment

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