About SurePayroll

SurePayroll provides full-service online payroll to tens of thousands of U.S.-based small businesses. This payroll service includes payroll calculations, deductions, filing and payment of payroll taxes, direct deposit, and employee access to pay stubs, among other features.

With SurePayroll's mobile payroll apps, you can process payroll from anywhere...on vacation, at the DMV or perhaps in your pajamas in the middle of the night. There are no limits as to where and when you can log in and access your SurePayroll account. Also, access your past payrolls through reports, update employee or company information and stay on top of payroll & compliance deadlines, holidays and employees' birthdays.

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Pricing starting from:

USD 19.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of SurePayroll

-Easy-to-manage Workers Compensation
-401(k) Retirement Plans that Fit Your Business
-Affordable Health Insurance for Small Business
-Pre-Employment Screening and New Hire Reporting

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

USD 19.99/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of SurePayroll: 33

  • 401(k) Tracking
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Benefits Management
  • Check Printing
  • Compensation Management
  • Direct Deposit
  • Document Storage
  • Employee Benefits Administration
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Self Service
  • Health Insurance Administration
  • Leave Tracking
  • Multi-State
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Retirement Plan Management
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Self Service Portal
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Tax Compliance
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Off Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2 Preparation
  • Wage Garnishment

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5
(212)
Value for Money
4.3/5
Features
4.2/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Support
4.1/5

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Pete P. Pete P.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

SurePayroll - accurate, timely, easy to use

Reviewed on 07/11/2018

Pros

Love that we are able to provide every employee with their own log in access to view history, print copies of checks and W-2's. Frees up a lot of time by allowing them to perform this critical task.

Cons

Nothing negative too report. We have not experienced any problems with accuracy of data, and their security is excellent.

Joan C. Joan C.
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Good priced payroll service

Reviewed on 04/02/2021

Overall it has been excellent. The set up was easy, using it is simple, they notify me and the...

Overall it has been excellent. The set up was easy, using it is simple, they notify me and the employee when paid, the customer service is helpful and easy to reach.

Pros

Easy to use, online interface, really good support. Much less costly than prior service. They made switching from prior service quite easy. They can do pay by pay worker’s compensation.

Cons

I don’t always run my payroll on the same schedule and am always resetting things. Would like more ability to customize the reports.

Alternatives Considered

Patriot Payroll and Gusto

Reasons for Choosing SurePayroll

Cost too much for such a small payroll. I liked the software and the company but could not justify the cost. They rolled back the increase for me once, but would not do it again. They made no effort to try to retain me when I called about closing my account. More annoying was that they then called me and emailed me over and over months later to try to get me back.

Switched From

RUN Powered by ADP

Reasons for Switching to SurePayroll

Owned by Paychex which I had used before, good pricing, had all features I needed.

Response from SurePayroll

Joan, thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you love your experience with SurePayroll. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work we put in every day. Thanks again for your kind words.

Michael J. Michael J.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Save Your Time, Energy and Money and find something else!

Reviewed on 21/02/2020

I signed up with RM, who is a nice guy btw. I wanted to get set up with their payroll system and...

I signed up with RM, who is a nice guy btw. I wanted to get set up with their payroll system and also use a time keeping product. I explained what I was looking for in a time keeping product and they referred me to their time keeping system because it could do things like have 3rd party managers approve time. I was told that by the rep, manager and then discovered a week later that I couldn't do it by their implementation team. Ok, I get it, they were wrong. I understand. They referred me to a list of their partners of about 12-15 or so. So I go through that whole list (which takes time btw) and pick one. I'm like "yay!" got one... finally fixed. Then a week later, it is discovered that they actually aren't a time keeping partner even though they referred me to them. And this was already after I spent $1k on setting up with that "partner". So, then I'm like whatever, you guys are clueless, let me think of a solution here. They offer me a free month of service for my troubles. Sweet. At this point, I just want to be able to pay people. I could go on in more detail but have to be brief because I'm running out of space, so here are my highlights...I set up payroll and guess what? like most of their software architecture it didn't work, the people didn't get paid. They were like, where's my paycheck? Same day I called Intuit Payroll and they took care of everything in one hour and got people paid! what a shit show from SurePayroll. Should be called ShitPayroll or unSurePayroll.

Pros

At first it was easy to use. But that only lasted a day. Everything on the back end of their software is crap. Bad connections. Different teams don't communicate to each other. It's a sad case. They should either try to fix it or give up in the industry. I definitely do not recommend them.

Cons

Whoever runs this company needs to re-examine EVERYTHING. From your front line reps, to your managers, to your operations, to you Customer Service Team to your engineers or IT staff that develop and maintain your SaaS product. I don't know how a company like Paychex can by SurePayroll and not make it better than what it is. People are nice but pretty much clueless and not helpful.

Response from SurePayroll

Michael, we are sorry that your experience with SurePayroll didn't quite meet your expectations. We would like the opportunity to investigate your feedback further. Please contact us at [email protected] or call our support team at 877-956-7873 so we can gather some additional information. We'll work with you to resolve any issues as quickly as possible. Thank you.

Wendy C. Wendy C.
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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Best payroll service at an affordable price

Reviewed on 13/03/2020

We have a very small dental office (5 employees) and I run the whole business aspect, so I needed a...

We have a very small dental office (5 employees) and I run the whole business aspect, so I needed a simple, easy to use solution for payroll. We had used ADP and Paychex for years and it worked. But when I moved to Surepayroll just to save money I didn't realize how easy payroll really could be. I love their online interface. Doing payroll takes me no time at all. The W2 reporting has been excellent as well.

Pros

It is very user friendly. I seldom if ever need any technical assistance, but when I have it was easy and the person helping me was extremely knowledgeable.

Cons

My employees have complained that accessing their account online has been difficult. We find that it doesn't work well on a smartphone and it must be accessed via a desktop or laptop computer. This needs to be addressed because many of my employees no longer have a computer at home. They rely soley on their phone or tablet for their computer needs.

Response from SurePayroll

Wendy, thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience with SurePayroll. Thanks again for your kind words.

Melinda K. Melinda K.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

SurePayroll - Best Option for Small Businesses

Reviewed on 13/03/2020

SurePayroll is amazing for my small business. It enables us to focus on the work we do, not the...

SurePayroll is amazing for my small business. It enables us to focus on the work we do, not the administrative task of doing payroll. We do not have an HR dedicated person so being efficient is #1 priority.

Pros

This software has enabled us to free of so much time. We used to do payroll manually and it would take 4-6 hrs. Now, we get it done in a matter of minutes. That alone makes it worth the money!

Cons

Overall, I don't have many cons. There was a bit of a roughness in the beginning but it has all been smooth sailing since.

Alternatives Considered

ADP TotalSource

Reasons for Switching to SurePayroll

Honestly, we had a wonderful sales person who is no longer with your company. She pitched my husband first and he was the first to test for his small business. It was great for him so that was enough for me to sign up. The price, quality, etc. were in line with our needs.

Response from SurePayroll

Melinda, thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you love your experience with SurePayroll. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work we put in every day. Thanks again for your kind words.

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SurePayroll FAQs

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SurePayroll offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: USD 19.99/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Starting at $19.99 plus, $4 per employee and a 2-month free trial for small business customers. App is free to employees of companies that run payroll with SurePayroll.

SurePayroll has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500

SurePayroll supports the following languages:

English

SurePayroll supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile)

SurePayroll integrates with the following applications:

QuickBooks Online Advanced, Xero

SurePayroll offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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