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Download and install Sage Payroll v24.2

Download and install Sage Payroll v24.2


Sage Payroll v24.2 is available to download and install. This article details how to download and install this version.


Before you install

Check the version you’re currently using and make a note of where the software is installed.

  1. Login to your computer as system administrator.
  2. Open Sage Payroll 2021, click Help then click System Information.
  3. Confirm your version number is v24.0 or above.
  4. Make a note of the Program Directory and Data Directory.
  5. Back up your data.

If your data is held on this computer, continue to the next section. If your data is held on a network the steps are different.


Download and install

  1. Close Sage Payroll 2021 and all other software.
  2. Click the link: Download Sage Payroll v24.2
  3. Double-click the file that downloads – Sage_Payroll_v24.2.exe
  4. Select the I accept the terms of the licence check box, then click Next.
  5. Select This Computer, then click Next.
  6. Select Custom, then click Next.
  7. Check the program and data directories are the same as you noted earlier.  If not, click Browse, enter the correct directories, then click OK.
  8. Click Next, then select the Add shortcuts to my desktop check box.
  9. Click Install, then click Finish.


What’s new in Sage Payroll 24.2?


  • Click F1 at any time in your software to bring up our world class knowledgebase articles.  Find out more >
  • A pay date field has been added to the Timesheet entry screen when processing leavers.  Find out more >
  • New supplementary CSO types. Find out more >
  • The employer liability report now includes an optional Employer and Employee PRSI breakdowns.  Find out more >