2013 Review of RUN Powered by ADP Payroll for Partners

Best Firm Fit: Accounting professionals looking to provide full service payroll options to small businesses with 100 or fewer employees and prefer a web-based interface


Strengths

  • Web-based payroll with comprehensive support for all jurisdictions
  • Integrates with most accounting software currently used by small businesses
  • Phone and e-mail support is provided and on-demand help is accessible from virtually every screen
  • Fully outsourced compliance filing and tax payment is included with the service
  • Scalable to meet the growing demands of client needs
  • Included HR suite (HR411) provides basic compliance tools to end users

Potential Limitations

  • Employee self-service portal is not as fully-featured as competitors
  • Add-on services may be needed to achieve full HR and employee management functions

Summary & Pricing

RUN Powered by ADP Payroll for Partners is designed for accounting professionals looking to provide full service payroll options to small business clients with 100 or fewer employees who prefer a web-based payroll solution. Built-on the RUN platform offered by ADP to small businesses, this service is modified to allow accounting professionals to turn payroll service offerings into a revenue stream, quickly and efficiently.

All payroll compliance is processed through the RUN platform and is handled by ADP which relieves the compliance burdens from the accounting professional. Standard pricing for the full service offerings is $60 per client, per month plus a nominal per check processing fee.

Scaled back service offerings are available and are priced at $22 per client, per month, for unlimited payrolls. The HR411 add-on module to manage employees and benefits is offered in payroll service bundles and is generally priced around $40 per month, per client.

 

 

 

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