Payroll Mate Software


 

Payroll Mate is an on-premise payroll management solution designed for small and midsize companies based in the United States. It allows users to manage payroll, pay employees, calculate taxes, prepare checks, create payroll reports and export data to ERP and accounting solutions.

It helps users automatically calculate federal and state payroll taxes. It allows users to pay salaries at pay-frequencies (bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly pays) and payroll formats (e.g., regular salary, hourly pay, overtime pay and bonuses). It tracks vacation and sick time off and adjusts the salary.

The reporting module allows users to create payroll reports such as state taxation reports, employee earnings, tax liability and journal reports. These reports can be exported to Microsoft Excel, CSV and Adobe PDF. It offers integration with QuickBooks and Sage 50.

Customer support is offered by a support website that includes FAQs, tips and knowledgebase.

 

Payroll Mate - Check preview
 
  • Payroll Mate - Check preview
    Check preview
  • Payroll Mate - Forms
    Forms
  • Payroll Mate - Check details
    Check details
  • Payroll Mate - Company information
    Company information
  • Payroll Mate - Export options
    Export options
  • Payroll Mate - Direct deposit
    Direct deposit
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 8

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Betty from Pitts Chapel UMC
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2018

May 2018

Great program for the money

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I contacted customer service about the print problem, but no help.

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Handles payroll easily and makes printing tax forms without the dread. So easy to get set up and going.

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Doesn't print checks like expected. I'm using checks from Payroll Mate and was told they would print correctly.

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Shaqiita from Hattiesburg demo

April 2018

April 2018

I really love this software because it is very easy to understand and complete the payroll in a time

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This software helps you complete your payroll in a timely manner and it help you by making sure before you print a check that it's correct

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What I like least about this software is that. If you have a person name in the file listed it forms a new name instead of correcting the original name

Review Source: Capterra
 


March 2018

March 2018

No headache payroll solution for me and my staff

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Automation of payroll in the easiest of ways. Very, very useful to every business small and large!

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There's so many things you can do that it is so worth every penny you pay. Reports are very easy to generate and understand.

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The layout can be a bit of an eyesore and workflows are sometimes hard to understand in the beginning.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Janet from All Seasons

February 2018

February 2018

Payroll Mate makes payroll almost easy.

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Payroll Mate is so easy to use. It is easy to set up. The reports are thorough. It is pretty much a no-frills program which makes it less complicated than some. There is a yearly fee - which gives you an entirely new program - but the transition is painless. The data from the previous year automatically transfers over so no new data input. The direct deposit function is great and easy to use too.

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There are a few little things that I wish the software did. One of them is the ability to email check stubs to all of the employees at once when you are using direct deposit. Having to either print check stubs and distribute them or save each stub as a separate .pdf and email them individually kind of defeats the purpose of direct deposit.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Selena from Star Business & Tax Services
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

October 2017

October 2017

Excelent product at a great price

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The product is very user friendly. Great customer support that is very fast and friendly. I would recommend this product whole heartedly.

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Would like to be able to pay employees across multiple states. We have found a way to pay the same employee for multiple states, but we do have to do extra calculations for our 941s at the end of the quarter.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Tammy from H&R Block
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

September 2017

September 2017

very good experience

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ease of use

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easy of use for Federal taxes and checks. The ability to do direct deposit and still print check stubs for the employees.

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The fact that the state of Michigan taxes are not supported. It would much easier to pay my payroll taxes through the program.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Barbara from Cornerstone Baptist Church

September 2017

September 2017

Very easy to use.

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For a small church this works perfectly. Everything we need to keep up with 4-5 people. With option one everything for federal reporting.

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Jan from Ring Cabling & Design
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Affordable and easy to use Payroll

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Affordable payroll solution for smaller companies. Ease of use

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This is probably one of the easiest, affordable payroll solutions I have found. It will download new updates when needed. Once you have all your information provided for the company and employees, it quite simple to use and create paychecks. I really like it.

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When creating reports and forms for a specific period you need to remember to use the drop down menu to find the correct period or quarter you are looking for.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Alvaro from Montano tax & Accounting
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2017

September 2017

great software. practical to use. I would like to see added feautures "Departments" and self mailer

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I am able to offer payroll service

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PRACTICAL . easy to use... user friendly,, simple interface, looks friendly on the eye,, easy to backup

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limited in robust features;
I am a CPA office providing service to many clients> some of them are restaurants with multiple locations. I need to have the ability to print reports by DEPARTMENT; also, I would like to professionalize my service and add a "self mailer machine" to my process. This means that I need to be able to custom format the printing in order to print checks in this machine

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PEDRO from TITITAX ACCOUNTING SERVICE
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2017

September 2017

Great tool and great price

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easy payroll preparation and manage more clients.

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Easy to use and good reports for clients information. Also easy to pay 941 and 940 tax returns. In general this is a great payroll software that satisfy small business needs

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have to be purchases every instead of paying a fee for updating the current software and version..jut need to add more years to the current calendar.

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shannon from Shannon M Modafferi CPA
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

September 2017

September 2017

I have had no problems with the program.

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The program is very easy to use. I have had no problems with it. The reports are easy to use. I would recommend the program.

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A feature needs to be added for the family medical leave act for NYS. Besides that I have had no problems.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Leesa from St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

August 2017

August 2017

Easy and quick to use.

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All tax related figures in one place. Easy to generate reports. Tax withholding amounts automatically done.

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I can not coordinate the payroll check numbers with the check numbers I use in my check printing program. I use Shepherd's Staff and because we have so few employees I don't do an import I just use the figures Payroll Mate generates.
As a church we do not do any withholding for our Pastor so when I generate the Quarterly Federal Tax deposit I have to edit the 941 form to include his wages.

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DENNIS from BIAS ACCOUNTING & TAX
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

August 2017

August 2017

Excellent for general payroll services

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Ease of input of information and ability to edit payroll items. Reports are easy to read and understand.

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Unable to input or track items like dependant care deductions or employee benefits. These items
are becoming important to todays clients.

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Josh from Sugar Bush Supplies

August 2017

August 2017

Simple, but gets the job done

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The most important thing about this program is that it works. I have used a few other payroll programs in the past that do calculations incorrectly or create reports that contradict each other, but this program does everything the way it is supposed to.

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Very basic layout and the somewhat clunky workflow often gives me headaches, but they are applying updates fairly regularly that fix a functional problem every few weeks.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Jim from New Horizons Home Healthcare
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Just began using this software program

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The usual expected benefits except for a lengthier process time

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I like the fact that it is not an internet based process. This offers more company privacy for employee information, (names, addresses, SSN's) pay rates and other data.

Cons

In their list of features PM makes it sound as if each feature was included as they normally are in other payroll programs. But they are add-ons that require additional purchase. Kind of nickel and dimeing customers. But their worse feature is the requirement of processing one employee then returning to the screen to select the next employee. With 90 employees this is a very time consuming task. Surely with the technology PM has they could improve this feature.

Review Source: Capterra

  Response: Real Business Solutions, Real Business Solutions

Date: August 2017

August 2017

 

Hi Jim, thank you for taking the time to submit your review. To pay multiple employees at the same time (instead of one employee at a time), please navigate to the ¿Employees¿ screen and from the top toolbar click the ¿Pay Multiple Employees¿ button.

 

Christina from Royal Constructors, Inc.

May 2017

May 2017

Excellent Payroll Program

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I have used this program for over 3 years now and love it! It simplified my payroll and made my book keeping for payroll so efficient. My accountant loves the reports which I provide him. Excellent support staff to!!

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Joelle from Paradigm Auto

May 2017

May 2017

Full functioning payroll with a great price

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The software is so easy to use and is full functioning. We are a small business and have no problems using this software.

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I do have to integrate the information into Quickbooks, which is time consuming. If it were a smoother process I would be ecstatic.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Frances from Willis & Associates Printing
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Been using the program for 5 years. So easy to learn and my CPA really likes the reports.

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It totally eliminate worrying about errors. The figures are always correct.

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Easy to use and can start out each new year with little time involved. I send my weekly payroll journal to our CPA in pdf form and they commented it just what they need.

Review Source: Capterra
 

Brenda from J & B Waste Applications, Inc
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Wonderful software product

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I have been using Payroll Mate for a few years in my business and other firms that I do payroll and 1099's for. What a wonderful product. The easiness of using the product is the best I have found. I have only had to call support a couple of times over this course of time and found them to be wonderful and of course get me up and running quickly. I would highly recommend to use this product. I wish more software would run this easy and accurately. A plus to this - just your annual fee and your done. No monthly fees to use their software. Highly recommend this product to businesses that have the responsibility of payroll. I give them an A+++.

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No monthly fees, easiness of use. Even a lay person can learn this.

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I have found that bringing it into Quickbooks is a little tricky. Since I'm experienced in payroll I just bring it into my Quickbooks ledger manual and it works great.

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David from David Apple Ltd
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

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I use the program biweekly for the maintenance men and management personnel of a 250 unit homeowner association. The program is very easy to use. The only improvement I would like to see is inputting payroll. Now you input one, go back to the main screen and repeat. A pain. Why not before going back to the main screen there is an option to input payroll for another employee. Would be a lot quicker.

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Scott from Delta Camshaft Inc.
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Great product.

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This has been easy to use and understand. I have been using Payroll Mate for quite a few year now. I will be using it for many more.

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easy to use

Review Source: Capterra
 
 
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