What to Look for in Payroll Management Software

Selecting reliable payroll management software is one of the fundamental responsibilities of building a business. It is not enough to merely pick a payroll program and then hope it provides your company with what you need. Small business owners should carefully select products by identifying their unique requirements. Getting payroll intended for large businesses can create more work for you or your payroll specialist.

Advanced Micro Solutions accommodates the diverse payroll needs of small businesses. The tools can help smaller companies with different salaries, benefits, or remote workers based around the country. Businesses should consider all these factors when looking at AMS’ available payroll features. Whether you run “live” or “after-the-fact” payroll, AMS offers the processing capabilities that make either option possible for you.



Necessary Features for Payroll Management Software

Running a company’s payroll manually is a thing of the past. The advent of automated software allows small business owners to spend less time and money. You will find that it is easier to pay your workers while making sure the company is compliant with the Internal Revenue Service.

Still, it’s important to ask yourself some questions as you research products. These questions may include:

  1. How reliable is the payroll company’s customer support?

Businesses of all sizes need and deserve a strong customer service arm. Issues can arise at any time with payroll. Look for a company that offers transparency on their website. Some will offer a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ page in addition to a number that your business can call.

  1. How secure is their payroll management software?

Although manual payroll takes longer, many people felt secure by knowing that outside people could not access their company’s data. Look for a company that will encrypt all of your data. It should also offer trustworthy back-up features in the event of any technical difficulties.

  1. Does the company offer more than payroll?

You may be interested in gradually growing your small business. Finding a company that offers payroll and tax features with other management tools can simplify your business’s development.


Payroll Management Support from AMS

Small business owners looking for a robust payroll option can look to our accounting and payroll software. The program is an add-on module to AMS’ W-2 and 1099 Forms Filer. People using AMS’ features can enter payroll and non-employee compensation throughout the year. Additionally, you can electronically e-file your company’s payroll data using the E-Filer. This software tool allows users to send information from year-end W-2 and 1099 forms directly to the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration.



AMS’ payroll management software can create an SSN verification file to confirm all Social Security Numbers with the SSA. The base program encrypts PDF reports and offers users secure payer backup and restore capabilities. The combination of features can help a small business stay compliant with the IRS/SSA ahead of any deadlines. If you encounter any obstacles while running payroll, give us a call or visit our FAQ page. You can also explore the 1099-etc Demo to learn about AMS’ different packages.

Software Solutions from AMS

Our W-2 and 1099 Forms Filer is our only required platform. From there, users pick the services they need. Choose from the tools below to build out your customized accounting software.