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Advanced Micro Solutions, Inc. — 1099-Etc, A-T-F Payroll




2011 Overall Rating

Best Fit

Accounting professionals and small businesses who need a value-priced program for after-the-fact payroll & employment tax compliance, as well as firms who prefer locally installed applications to web-based tools.


  • Good tool for year-end reporting & interim after-the-fact payroll & tax compliance.
  • Electronic wage detail filing is supported for more than 25 states.
  • Base price of $75/year & a full package at $405/yr including all modules (ATF payroll, tax tables, program updates & fileable payroll tax forms) is a great value.
  • Imports from QuickBooks & Sage Peachtree and other systems using CSV & Excel files.

Possible Limitations

  • Importing of timesheet data not supported.


1099-Etc is a good fit for businesses with small payroll loads or that only need to process year-end forms. The program is intuitive to use and requires very little upfront training. Pricing is done per module with the complete system available for around $405. Pricing starts at $75 for the base package, which includes all W-2 and 1099 reporting. Additional modules include printing on blank paper via laser printer, after-the-fact payroll, electronic filing and all payroll forms capabilities, each priced per module, starting at $75. All pricing is annual and not monthly, quarterly or per use.

Product Delivery Methods

_X_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 4

Reporting & Monitoring 3.5

Integration/Import/Export 4

Help/Support 4.25

Client Self-Service Features N/A

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