Payroll Software Help Before You Run Your First Payroll This article describes the steps you need to complete before running your first payroll, including entering company and employee information. Learn More How Do I Know My Company Tax Deposit Frequency? Find out what your company tax deposit frequency is, which varies from company to company based on several different factors. Learn More Setting Up Printed Paychecks This article describes how to format and adjust the appearance of your printed paychecks. Learn More How To Run a Payroll Follow these instructions to run a payroll. Learn More Employee New Hire Paperwork Explains the minimum information needed to add an employee in Patriot Software payroll. Learn More Entering Prior Payroll Info Follow these instructions to enter year-to-date information from your prior payroll provider. This is an important step for all customers who change providers mid-year. Learn More Printing Checks and Reports Follow these instructions to complete the final step of the payroll process. Learn More Basic Payroll Customers: How To Calculate Payroll Tax Deposits Customers who do not use our Full Service Payroll can follow these instructions to figure required payroll tax payments. Learn More Printing W-2 Forms in Patriot Software A guide to printing year-end W-2 forms for your employees. Learn More Was this page helpful?