Payroll System Software

The payroll system software solution for small businesses

Payroll System Software

August 24, 2017


Payroll System Software Made Simple.

  • Software that is completely online. No files to download, or discs to buy.
  • Designed for small businesses that employ between 1 and 100 workers.
  • Our free setup comes from our U.S. based support team.
  • You enter the work hours for your employees.
  • Run payroll at any time.
  • Your payroll taxes are calculated instantly by us.
  • Our free direct deposit allows you to pay your employees, or you can opt to print paychecks using either blank checkstock or pre-printed paychecks.
  • We provide you with payroll tax data that you, or your accountant, can file.
    (Don't want to handle the stress of dealing with payroll taxes yourself? Our Full Service Payroll option will take care of it for you.)

Compare our Basic Payroll system software with our Full Service Payroll offering.

Compare our online payroll packages!
With Patriot, you'll have one low monthly payment that's based on your number of employees.
  • 100% Online
  • Run unlimited payrolls, 24/7
  • Pay hourly & salary employees
  • Guaranteed accuracy & security
  • Flexible Pay Schedules
  • Printable W-2s

Run Payroll Online In 3 Easy Steps

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Payroll Details
Our payroll system software is designed specifically for you, the small business owner.

Online Payroll Software Features

Accurate Calculations

We are audited, tested, and bonded. We guarantee the accuracy of our payroll software calculations.

30 Day Free Trial

We offer a 30-day free trial with no long-term contract or obligation. Cancel your service at any time.

Free Setup for Payroll

We set your payroll up for free! All payroll tax settings for your company and employees are included.

Free Support

Our support is provided free. Call our USA-based support team toll free 877-968-7147.

Secure Online System

Our servers are protected by redundant firewalls in a secure data center. We use secure encryption techniques similar to what banks use.

Updates are Automatic

With 100% online payroll system software, we are able to perform all tax table and software maintenance updates! You won't need to make updates yourself.

Your Life Can be Easier with These Payroll Software Add-Ons

The choice is yours. Go with our Basic Payroll system software or choose our Full Service Payroll.
You can also add these add-ons for your payroll:

Start Your Basic Payroll Software for FREE!

People Love Our Payroll System Software

"I love the software. It made my life so much easier. Everything about it is so easy."

John BamBan
Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness - D`Iberville, MS

"I am very pleased. I learn a few new things each payroll."

Mick Fox
Crystal Palace Inc - Tombstone, AZ

"The payroll software is exactly what I was looking for. This is great! "

Michael Micucci
Micucci Solutions Group, LLC - Stafford, VA

"I love the software. This saves us so much time. I have been refusing to do payroll for years, then I found your software. Thank you"

Nashua, NH

"I like the Payroll software a lot! It is very easy to use and straight forward. You all have the perfect product!"

Leslie Apps
Spring Air Cafe - Raymond, IL

Patriot's Basic Payroll
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What about payroll taxes? Who files those?

You take care of payroll tax deposits and filings on your own with our Basic Payroll option. Alternatively, you can opt for our Full Service Payroll, in which we remit all federal, state and local payroll taxes on your behalf.

Will I be able to figure this software out? I’m not a payroll expert!

The Basic Payroll system software is designed for use by small business owners, not accountants and payroll experts. We’ve set everything up to be user-friendly and straightforward. You are guided through each step of the payroll process.

Do I have to sign or commit to a long-term contract?

No, there are no long-term commitments required. You may cancel at any time with Patriot Software.

Am I really able to do payroll anytime from anywhere?

Yes, you are able to run payroll 24/7 from any place with a connection to the Internet! Our online payroll software makes running payroll easy.

More FAQs


Payroll Register

The Payroll Register report displays the pay details for every employee that receives a payroll check.

Check/Deposit Payment Detail Report

The payment detail report lists all payroll payments to employees by pay date, whether it was made via live check or direct deposit.

W-2 Preview

The Employee W-2 Summary report displays a preview of what will be printed on each employee's Form W-2.

Contribution History Report

The Contribution History report shows the employer contributions for a selected date range.

Paycheck History Report

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

To-Date Entries Report

The To-Date Entries report shows all employee payroll activity, including paychecks processed and historical entries in the Basic Payroll.

Deduction History Report

The Deduction History report returns payroll deductions for employees that have been deducted between a specified pay date range.

Assigned Deductions Report

The Assigned Deductions report displays all employee payroll deductions that are scheduled to run in future payrolls.

Assurance About Our Payroll System Software

Our secure software for payroll comes included with free payroll set-up for up to 100 employees. Employers can run an unlimited number of payrolls; we maintain tax tables for you. In addition to our accuracy guarantee, we provide free, U.S.-based support for our payroll software solution.

With our online Basic Payroll, you can also:

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

Unlike other online payroll software company policies, you aren't committed to long-term contracts with Patriot. Pay month-to-month for your payroll software . We are sure you’ll find that our payroll system software meets all the needs of your small business.

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