Our payroll processing software will reduce your time spent on payroll from days to hours.

An Easier Payroll Management System

Our complete payroll solution provides checks and balances, so you spend less time correcting payroll errors and more time working on strategic workforce tasks. Calculate consistently accurate payroll in mere hours and have confidence in knowing you are tax compliant.

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Reduce Payroll Errors

Our built-in automated workflows and validation rules help you correct errors prior to processing.


Avoid Costly Penalties

Work with our tax compliance experts to ensure timely payroll tax payments and filings.

Payroll Processing

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Review the Payroll Summary Audit and Net Pay Comparison for a more accurate payroll process.

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Your dedicated support team is just a call, email, or request away to help answer any questions.

Cloud-Based Payroll Solutions

Our payroll management system makes it easy to automate your manual payroll processes. Reduce your paperwork, utilize our mobile app solution, and view essential payroll metrics all in the same platform.

Use our online payroll solution’s analytical library of tiles to make data-driven decisions about your most important asset: your people. With better visualization of payroll metrics, you can answer your organization’s most critical questions, including:

  • Overtime trends by payroll run 
  • Cost of payroll expense
  • Employee compensation trends
Manager Self Service and Employee Self Service Payroll Solution

Delegate tasks while maintaining accountability from any device. 

  • Managers can quickly approve time cards, review employee accrual balances, and see which employees are in overtime.
  • Employees can see their total compensation report, view pay stubs, and check their available accruals.

Guaranteed Payroll Tax Compliance

Our experienced payroll tax compliance staff operates on your behalf as the reporting agent. We use a defined process for the daily management of tax funds to ensure your accurate payroll tax filings and payments. We help organizations process payroll and manage tax compliance in 411 jurisdictions in all 50 states.


Streamlined Tax Compliance

  • Guaranteed accuracy and timeliness of payroll tax payments and filings.*
  • Garnishment processing to reduce the risk of penalties.
  • Secure access to quarterly payroll tax packets, annual returns, and W-2s.
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Your Tax Compliance Partner

  • Federal, state, and local tax filings and payments.
  • 940 Federal Unemployment and 941 Quarterly filings.
  • Year-end processing, including W-2s and 1099s.

Reduced Burden and Risk

  • Automatic system and tax table updates in the cloud.
  • Review of incomes and deductions to identify any payroll history issues.
  • Paycheck reconciliation is available to further reduce time spent on payroll.

Leverage our online payroll system to achieve a 100% paperless payroll process.

  • Increase efficiency with online access to payroll reports and pay stub history to get back time in your day.
  • Reduce costs with direct deposit and paycard options for a healthier bottom line.
  • Eliminate manual processes by automating payroll and time tracking in a unified cloud-based payroll solution.

Payroll Processing Software for Your Industry

We provide a complete payroll solution for businesses in a variety of industries. Our online payroll software is designed to meet your industry’s unique needs.

Eliminate paper-based processes with a centralized database that ensures your employee and branch data is always accurate.

Our advanced clock rules help you manage your automatic deductions, multiple rates of pay for shift differentials, on-call pay, and more.

Easily customize your payroll process to meet the needs of your hospitality organization and adjust over time as your needs change.

Reduce your risk by working with our compliance experts who have a comprehensive understanding of nonprofit payroll taxes.

Streamline management of varied employee groups with our flexible payroll solution and time capture options.

Leverage a complete payroll solution that integrates with POS systems, and simplifies tips-to-minimum calculations and 8846 reporting.

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*APS guarantees tax payments and filings to be accurate and timely, as long as the data provided to APS is accurate and timely and the customer’s account is sufficiently funded to cover all payroll tax liabilities. If a tax penalty is the result of our error, we’ll maintain the abatement process and absorb any fines or interest due.

Payroll Management System FAQs

Here is an overview of the most frequently asked questions users have about payroll management systems.

What is payroll system software?

Payroll system software is a tool that automates the process of gathering timesheets, calculating hours worked, and paying employees. Using software for payroll processing reduces the time professionals spend on labor tasks, freeing them up to perform more strategic initiatives.

What are the uses of a payroll management system?

A payroll management system calculates employee pay based on hourly or salary wages. It also deducts the appropriate amount of taxes and benefits. It helps track and manage employee records, employee time, and ensures the proper tax withholding and deductions are applied to each payroll processed.

What is an automated payroll system?

An automated payroll system alleviates the burden of manually processing payroll, calculating salary and hourly wages, and performing more complex functions like overtime pay, deductions, and withholdings. An automated payroll system generates paychecks and stubs and also processes direct deposits to bank accounts and paycards.

What is a centralized payroll system?

A centralized payroll system provides employees easy, online access to essential payroll information from a secure database. Employers can communicate pertinent payroll information like paystubs and PTO policies, which employees can view with their login credentials.

What are the benefits of payroll software?

There are many benefits of a payroll system, including automation of manual tasks, reduced errors, accurate employee pay, and mitigated compliance risk. To eliminate paper-based processes and ensure timely employee pay is how payroll software works.

How much does payroll software cost?

The cost varies by provider - some payroll software companies use a per employee per month (PEPM) model and charge a monthly base fee. The cost will also depend on your specific business needs, so it’s always best to speak with a payroll software provider to get a more detailed price quote.