About Us

Our Story

Founded in New Zealand, Hnry is a pay-as-you-earn service for self-employed people. We take care of all tax calculations, payments and filings for individuals, every time they get paid. We also provide invoicing and expense management tools to help them keep on top of things, so that they can focus on doing their job.

The idea for Hnry started with a couple of contractors from Wellington who realised that the traditional model of self-employment was broken, and hadn’t changed to adapt to modern working styles. Self-employed people are burdened with complex tax systems and responsibilities, effectively punishing them just for being self-employed. Existing solutions like accountants and accounting software only do a small part of the job – the individual still has to take on a lot of the work themselves. There had to be a better way. Surely we could make a service to help people pay tax as soon as they earn, making sure that everyone paid exactly the right amount of tax automatically, and never had to worry about receiving hefty fines or penalties?

At Hnry, we want self-employment to be an easy option. Everyone should be able to take advantage of flexible working without having to fear a tax and compliance nightmare.

In designing the service model for Hnry, we’ve worked with tax experts from Big 4 accountancy firms (nice suits), legal experts from the top law firms (even nicer suits), and technology experts from some of New Zealand’s funkiest startups (nice beards/Star Wars t-shirts). We’ve brought together the expertise from all of these areas to create Hnry – New Zealand’s finest outsourcing service for the self-employed. Think of Hnry like a concierge – if you want it all done for you, Hnry will do it with pleasure and a smile.

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Our Team

James Fuller
James Fuller

CEO

With many years’ experience in technology consulting and mentoring emerging businesses, James leads the strategy and technology side of the business – part geek, part visionary...

Claire Fuller
Claire Fuller

COO

With a background in compliance and company operations, Claire brings a keen eye for detail and a drive for efficiency – she’s all about cutting out red tape and making things easier...

Richard Freestone
Richard Freestone

CFO

Having worked across the U.K. and NZ, Richard brings deep experience in accounting, taxation and helping clients with financial affairs – he’s got all the numbers covered...

Sébastien Dossot
Sébastien Dossot

Development Lead

Front end web developer with a broad range of skills - from app development through to photography!

Nicola Gamble
Nicola Gamble

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer with great creative talent, a keen eye for detail and boundless enthusiasm!