Payroll Software for Small Business | Patriot Software
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Basic Payroll

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

Flexible & customizable payroll

Create customizable deductions and contributions for your 401(k), health insurance, garnishments, and more.

Printable W-2s

Print W-2s at the end of the year. Use plain
 8.5 x 11 office paper or W-2 forms. The choice is yours!

Time off accruals

Have a PTO policy you want to automate? Set up time-off accrual rules that will automatically calculate time-off hours with each payroll.

Multi pay rate

Add up to five pay rates for each hourly employee. You can differentiate pay rates for employees by adding a description to each rate.

Basic Payroll

Easily run your own payroll and handle payroll taxes yourself.

+ $4 per employee/contractor
  • Free setup and support
  • 30-day free trial
  • No hidden fees
  • No long-term contract
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Payroll Reports

Payroll Details

Your go-to report for payroll details.

Use this report to break down year-to-date details by employee, location, totals, or checks. Plus, we give you easy ways to download the report either with a PDF or CSV file.

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Payroll Details Report

Payroll Register Report

Your payrolls, broken down in one report.

Shows all of the payrolls you have run in the software for your employees by pay date. Easily view details like employee hours, earnings, taxes withheld, employer taxes, deductions, contributions, and more.

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Payroll Register Report

Payroll Tax Liabilities Report

The snapshot you need for handling payroll taxes on your own.

As a Basic Payroll Software customer, you’ll handle your own federal, state, and local payroll tax liabilities … with the help of this handy report. This report lists out taxable wages, employee and employer tax liabilities, and the total taxes you’re responsible for remitting.

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Payroll Tax Liabilities Report

Contribution History

All your employee contributions at a glance.

Use this report when reconciling benefit invoices or preparing to send your 401(k) contributions. This report gives a breakdown of all of the employer contributions you have made for your employees.

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Contribution History Report
Full Service Payroll

Tax Filings Made Easy

Interested in having Patriot handle your payroll taxes instead?
Try our Full Service Payroll.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers. We’ve answered the most common questions so you can start using our affordable, accurate, and reliable payroll software like a pro.

Patriot will e-File 1099s for Full Service Payroll customers who are paying contractors through payroll at no additional cost for 2020 1099s and later years.  If you have Accounting Premium, Accounting Basic, or Basic Payroll, here are the filing fees:

Number of 1099sFee
1 to 5$20.00
6 to 35Additional $2.00 per 1099
36+No additional charge
Annual e-Filing Fees

For more information, check out our help article, Electronically Filing Your 1099s.

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