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Electronic payroll declaration

The universal payroll reporting procedure (ELM) ensures that data are transferred rapidly and securely. Submitting your annual payroll declaration is now even more streamlined.

You will need a Swissdec-certified payroll accounting program. Please contact the manufacturer of your payroll accounting program or visit to check whether your software has been certified.


  • You only need to enter the payroll data once. Then simply enter any changes to the personnel structure.
  • At year-end, the encrypted payroll data can be sent to Helsana and other recipients with just one click.
  • No more filling in payroll declaration forms.
  • As the interface between the sender and recipient, the distributor guarantees the delivery of the payroll data.
  • You can check the final data before they are released.

Set up the payroll declaration in two steps

  • Speak to your Helsana advisor to sign up for electronic payroll declaration.
  • Enter the insurance information from your Helsana insurance profile in your payroll accounting system and send the payroll data before the first payroll round.

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