Payroll Software that's Easy & Affordable

Run quick, seamless payroll—and save money along the way—with Patriot's Basic Payroll Software.

Payroll Software | Easy Online Payroll Software Solution

June 8, 2018

Mike Kappel
A Simple Payroll Software, Designed to Save You Time and Money

No long-term contracts, surprises, or end-of-year fees.

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Free Payroll Setup

Don't have time to switch payroll providers? No worries! We'll set up your entire account for free!

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Free Expert Support

Payroll can be tricky, but we simplify it by offering free (US-based) support via phone, email or chat.

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Free Direct Deposit

Pay your employees with our free direct deposit, or use printed or handwritten paychecks, or cash.

free employee portal
Free Employee Portal

Give your employees secure access to their paystubs, pay history, and payroll information. Learn More »

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Free 30-Day Trial

See how easy we can make your payroll with a no-obligation, 30-day free trial.

Basic Payroll

Easily run your own payroll and handle payroll taxes yourself.

Base Price
  • Run unlimited payrolls, 24/7
  • Pay hourly & salary employees
  • Flexible pay schedules
  • Accurate and secure
Want us to take care of your payroll taxes? Check out our Full Service Payroll option »
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Run Payroll Online In 3 Easy Steps

You can run your payroll in minutes with Patriot's easy-to-use payroll software.

Payroll Software Add-Ons That Will Make Your Life Easier

It’s your choice. Select our Basic Payroll Software or opt for our Full Service Payroll.
Patriot Software also offers these payroll add-ons:

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Sign up today for a free, no-obligation 30-day trial.


What about payroll taxes? Who does that?

With our Basic Payroll option, you can take care of your own payroll tax deposits and filings. Or you can opt for our Full Service Payroll, in which we handle all federal, state and local payroll taxes on your behalf. The base price for this service starts at $30 a month.

I’m not a payroll expert! Will I be able to do this?

Our Basic Payroll Software is designed for small business owners, not payroll experts. We’ve designed the screens to be straightforward and user-friendly, guiding you through each step of the payroll process.

Do we have to commit to a long-term contract?

No. With Patriot Software, you may cancel at any time.

Can I really do payroll from anywhere, anytime?

Yes, you can run payroll 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection! Our online payroll software makes it easy.

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Payroll Register

The Payroll Register report shows all pay detail for each employee receiving a payroll check.

Check/Deposit Payment Detail Report

This report shows a list of all payments made to employees, whether live check or direct deposit, by pay date.

W-2 Preview

The Employee W-2 Summary report in the payroll software shows a preview of what will be printed on the employee Form W-2.

Contribution History Report

The Contribution History report shows employer contributions within a specific pay date range.

Paycheck History Report

The Paycheck History report in the payroll software shows paycheck details for an individual employee.

To-Date Entries Report

The To-Date Entries report shows all payroll activity for employees, including historical entries and paychecks processed in Patriot's Basic Payroll.

Deduction History Report

The Deduction History report shows employee payroll deductions that have been deducted within a specific pay date range.

Assigned Deductions Report

The Assigned Deductions report shows all employee payroll deductions scheduled to happen in future payrolls in Patriot's Basic Payroll.

More About Our Basic Payroll Software

Our secure payroll software includes free payroll set-up for up to 100 employees. Companies can run an unlimited number of payrolls; we maintain tax tables for you. We also offer free, U.S.-based support for a comprehensive payroll software solution.

With our Basic Payroll Software, you can also:

  • Pay employees with direct deposit, printed or handwritten paychecks, online bill pay, or cash.
  • Print W-2s and other year-end reports
  • Track reported tips

Unlike other online payroll software companies, you’ll have no long-term contracts with Patriot. Simply pay for your payroll software month-to-month. We know you’ll find that our payroll software meets all your small business needs.

Are you ready to get started?

Sign up today for a free, no-obligation 30-day trial, or kick the tires with a free self-guided demo.