For the Import Name field in the Import Data section, you can leave the default Generic Input File format selected (unless advised otherwise).
Please refer to the Guide to Generic Input file for a breakdown of each column of data within the Generic Input File.
More information for uploading your payroll file can be found in How to upload data to NOW: Pensions Gateway
- If you use Sage 50 payroll software see the Sage 50 guide for uploading payroll files
- If you use Pegasus payroll software see the Pegasus step by step help centre article for uploading payroll files
If you have already tried to upload your payroll file and are experiencing issues, you can test your file using our file upload validation tool. This tool will identify any formatting issues with your payroll file and tell you how to correct them. Please note that you will only be able to test your payroll file if you are using a Generic Input File, Generic Input File (headerless) or Generic Jericho Input File.