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CompuPay — XpressPayroll




2011 Overall Rating 4.25


Best Fit

The XpressPayroll for Accountants wholesale version is a good fit for accounting professionals who want to work with client payroll without implementing an in-house payroll application or preparing payroll tax returns. It’s also designed for organizations with a total of five or fewer paid employees in one state.


  • Each company comes with a single client login, along with optional accountant access.
  • Reports & websites in the wholesale version can be branded with the accounting firm’s logo.
  • Flat-fee monthly pricing ($35/mo. for monthly payroll) makes costs predictable.
  • Clean user interface provides quick efficient payroll processing.
  • Included employee self-service portal (PayView) can be configured to allow pay stub and W-2 download for all employees, as well as company-wide reporting for owners & managers.

Potential Limitations

  • Does not support after-the-fact payroll processing.
  • No online Help or knowledgebase available, although there is phone & e-mail support.


With the simple interface, high level of customer support and rich feature set, XpressPayroll provides a quality solution for both micro businesses and accounting professionals managing multiple clients (through XpressPayroll for Accountants). Pricing for the payroll services is a flat fee and is charged per month based on the payroll frequency. Monthly pricing starts around $35 for monthly payroll, $55 for semi-monthly and bi-weekly payroll, and $80 for weekly payroll.

Product Delivery Methods

___ On-Premises

_X_ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 4

Reporting & Monitoring 4

Integration/Import/Export 3.75

Help/Support 4.5

Client Self-Service Features 4.25

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