Payroll

Practice

How to Attract Clients and Promote Your Payroll Business

Customers may be interested in trying your payroll services as an extension to existing services if they see a benefit to making a change from what they are currently doing.
Technology

ZenPayroll Adds Contractors to Its Cloud-Based Payroll Service

When ZenPayroll launched in 2012, its mission was to bring the power of modern software to the payroll industry through a Cloud-based service that's easy to use, comprehensive, and accessible 24/7 from any computer or mobile device.
Technology

Sticker Shock Awaits Sage 50/Peachtree Payroll Service Users

The 2014 version of Sage 50, formerly known as Peachtree Accounting, is available for purchase now. As a result, certain users who rely on the payroll subscription are going to experience sticker shock in the near future.
Technology

Accounting Software Can Be Beautiful

Built for the web from the ground up in 2006 by a technology entrepreneur and a small business accountant, Xero - "the beautiful accounting software" - has been design led and focused on usability from the very start.
Practice

The Payroll Pull

Managing a payroll company isn't for the faint of heart. No matter what's happening at any given moment, people expect to get paid - even after a being struck by a natural disaster.
Technology

Xero and ADP's New Online Payroll Platform

Thanks to a general ledger integration between Xero's online accounting software and ADP's RUN Powered by ADP payroll platform, accountants now have a new payroll platform option.
Practice

Intuit Small Business Employment Index Results

Small businesses created 50,000 new jobs in January but paid employees less and gave them fewer hours. The East Coast, especially New York, showed more weakness in employment than in other parts of the country. These are some of the results of Intuit's latest Small Business Employment Index.
Practice Development

Paychex Introduces Website to Spur Small Business Development

In the more than forty years Rochester, New York–based Paychex, Inc. has been in business, its mission has been to provide excellent payroll, human resources, and benefits outsourcing solutions to the backbone of the American economy – small and medium-sized businesses.
Education & Careers

IMA survey finds slight increase in salaries for finance and accounting professionals

The Institute of Management Accountants' recent salary survey found that, while salary increases were moderate in 2010, accountants holding professional certification have greater earning power than those with no certification.

2009 Product Review: Payroll Relief by AccountantsWorld

Payroll Relief is a payroll software program designed for accountants to be able to offer payroll services to their clients. Created by AccountantsWorld, located in Hauppauge, New York, Payroll Relief is a compatible product with their Accounting Relief package.

2009 Product Review: Run Powered by ADP Payroll for Accountants

First launched in October 2007, ADP is continuing to add new features and functionality to RUN to better fit the needs of accountants.

2009 Product Reviews: ATX Payroll and TaxWise Payroll by CCH

These CCH Small Firm offerings are separately labeled versions of the same application. Both ATX Payroll and TaxWise Payroll can be purchased as standalone products, or as part of the ATX and TaxWise Client Write-Up Suites.

2009 Product Review: CompuPay

Rather than using a one-size-fits-all approach, CompuPay offers 3 different software packages to better meet the needs of your clients.

2009 Product Review: Intuit Online Payroll for Accounting Professionals (formerly PayCycle Accounting Professional Program)

PayCycle is user-friendly, flexible, and affordable. The directions are broken down in a way that makes it possible for a new user to get up to speed quickly, even for individuals who aren’t well-versed in payroll.

2009 Product Review: QuickBooks Premier Accounting Payroll Software by Intuit

Intuit has a fairly long history of providing accounting solution software programs for both accountants and their clients. QuickBooks is one of their flagship products and an industry standard for small businesses. Intuit QuickBooks Payroll Services offers two ways to do payroll.

2009 Product Review: PenSoft Payroll Accounting Edition by Peninsula Software

PenSoft payroll processing software is designed to help small to mid-sized businesses process virtually all payroll and related tax requirements faster, easier, and more cost effectively.

2009 Product Review: Payroll Mate by Real Business Solutions

Payroll Mate payroll software is an affordable payroll program for small businesses, yet it is also powerful enough to be used by accounting firms to prepare payroll for their clients at the accountant’s office. Clients can call, fax, or e-mail their information in for accountant staff to enter.

2009 Product Review: SurePayroll

SurePayroll, an online payroll service solution for companies with 1 to 100 employees, offers flexible, convenient, value-added-programs designed specifically for accounting firms, whether payroll service is a part of their regular business or they want to be the source of a referral.

2009 Product Review: Payroll CS by Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters’ Payroll CS (Creative Solutions) is a comprehensive, customizable payroll processing system designed for professional accountants who provide payroll services to their clients.