Sage, a market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs, today announced Sage Payroll Center, an online platform that enables accounting professionals to provide payroll services to clients.
In a recent Sage study, 22 percent of accountants in the U.S. said they were planning to grow their firms through expanding the products or services they offer.
“Payroll is a natural extension of the tax, audit and other financial services accountants already provide to their small and medium business clients,” said Ray Barlow, vice president, Sage Accountant Solutions. “Sage Payroll Center can help accountants generate additional revenue streams and attract new clients, two things that will be important to firms in 2016 and beyond.”
Through a single online platform, Sage Payroll Center enables accountants to provide payroll services to clients and automates federal, state and local payroll tax filings and payments, including optional value-added services like Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance and reporting, time and attendance, HR solutions, and pay-as-you-go workers’ compensation insurance.
Accountants and their clients may access payroll data anytime, anywhere and receive mobile alerts on payroll cash requirements and direct deposit alerts. Employee self-service capabilities allow employees to access paystubs and W-2s. Powerful ad-hoc report writing capabilities, support for garnishment payments, and new hire reporting services help accountants to exceed their clients’ expectations.
Sage Payroll Center is scalable, allowing accounting professionals to provide services to an unlimited amount of companies. Dedicated support specialists will be available to accountants using Sage Payroll Center to ensure they have the necessary information to be a payroll expert for their clients.
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