Offline payroll software is a reliable tool used by thousands of companies around the country. This payroll option is often more affordable, user-friendly, and secure than trendy cloud-based options. If you’re researching payroll software, an offline option may be your best choice.
If your business is considering an offline payroll solution, consider Advanced Micro Solutions. AMS Payroll, our payroll module, supports a wide variety of business needs and accounting processes.
Benefits of an Offline Payroll Software
Offline software, or a disc-based, downloadable tool, can be a boon for businesses around the country. Recently, the payroll software industry has moved toward online, cloud-based solutions. This can work for large companies with a fully remote workforce. But companies without a huge software budget will experience more disadvantages than advantages with this type of payroll.
Offline payroll has several benefits, regardless of a business’s size and industry. Here are a few of the most important:
- Ability to work in places without consistent Internet and/or broadband. Cloud-based payroll providers take Internet access for granted. In reality, many parts of the United States are still without strong and consistent access to high-speed Internet. This can affect the ability to perform important tasks with a software tool. By contrast, an offline software ensures workers can access and input data without an Internet connection.
- Offline tools are more accessible. Offline payroll software is more affordable than cloud-based alternatives. The latter often incurs a monthly subscription in order to retain access to data and applications. This monthly cost can add up quickly. By contrast, an offline or disc-based tool only incurs a nominal annual fee.
- Disc-based software allows users to own their data. Offline software keeps all a user’s data on their own machine – not in a faraway cloud server. Many employers prefer this type of security.
Offline payroll can be downloaded from the Internet or provided via discs. Either way, it is usually a better option than Internet-based options. Not sure if an offline tool is right for you? Give our Sales and Information Team a call at 800-536-1099.
Don’t Trust Free Payroll Software
Some offline payroll tools are available for free. In general, try to avoid free software. These tools are often unreliable and unsecure. Payroll deals with extremely sensitive data. Offering that sensitive information to a free service can compromise your business and your employees. Plus, these tools are unreliable. After using a free software for several months, users risk logging in and finding a paywall keeping them from their work.
Get Started with AMS Today
Advanced Micro Solutions offers a disc-based offline payroll software. AMS Payroll is a popular module in our wider accounting suite. With this tool, users gain access to automatic payroll tax calculations, 40 user-defined fields, and multiple payment options, like check printing and direct deposit processing. This tool can support up to 1,999 payers and up to 9,999 employees per payer, making it an excellent option for companies of all sizes. Want to feel more secure in your decision? Try our free demo software.