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CYMA Systems, Inc. — CYMA Payroll Software




2011 Overall Rating 4.25


Best Fit

Firms or companies who use CYMA’s integrated applications for write-up, nonprofit accounting or general ledger, which has been rebranded as RedGear Accounting for users of the TaxWorks professional tax preparation system. It’s also a good fit for firms or companies who want an on-premises payroll application designed for quick data entry.


  • CYMA’s long history as a write-up application makes for quick & efficient data entry, with support for multiple clients & after-the-fact payroll.
  • Custom reporting & modification of existing reports supported with Crystal Reports.
  • Available add-ons provide employee self-service access to routine information changes & pay stubs, as well as HR management capabilities.
  • Employee time keeping is supported & supervisors can edit and approve data before it is released to payroll.

Potential Limitations

  • Electronic payment transmission of federal and state payroll taxes not currently supported, but will be in the next release of the product.



CYMA Payroll Software provides a flexible payroll solution that may be configured for most business environments, from an accounting professional performing outsourced payroll for clients to a large professional employer organization. With the ability to process an unlimited number of companies, CYMA Payroll Software may prove to be a cost-effective payroll solution. Pricing is tiered based on the number of employees processed in the largest company file. Pricing for unlimited client files, each with 25 or fewer employees, starts at $695. The CYMA Employee Self Service module has a starting price point of $495.


Product Delivery Methods

_X_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

_X_ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 4.25

Reporting & Monitoring 4.25

Integration/Import/Export 4.25

Help/Support 4

Client Self-Service Features 4

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