2013 Review of Thomson Reuters Accounting CS Payroll

Best Firm Fit: Accounting professionals processing large volumes of payroll clients


  • Built for smaller clients but scalable to meet needs of large companies if necessary
  • Payroll setup is maintained by software for accuracy and consistency
  • Strong reporting options
  • Tight integration with other CS Professional Suite products

Potential Limitations:

  • For full integration with accounting, users must also be licensed on that solution
  • Very little human resource management capabilities
  • Some remote access features require purchase and configuration of NetClient CS

Summary & Pricing

Accounting CS Payroll is a payroll solution designed for accounting professionals processing large volumes of payroll data. The system is designed for batch payroll processing, allowing multiple payrolls to be processed simultaneously. Though intended for smaller payroll organizations, Accounting CS Payroll will scale to meet the needs of organizations of any size. Pricing for Accounting CS Payroll starts at $1,800 for 20 payroll companies. Additional processing may be purchased in bundles of five. Annual renewal pricing is based on the initial purchase price and is renewed as a minimal percentage.