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PenSoft Payroll Solutions — PenSoft Payroll Accounting Edition




2011 Overall Rating 4


Best Fit

Accounting professionals who provide payroll processing for multiple clients and prefer an on-premises application.


  • Drag-and-drop report modification allows custom reporting, and report customizations can be saved for use in future months.
  • An unlimited number of users can access each company file simultaneously.
  • Export files are available for QuickBooks and Sage Peachtree, or data can be imported or exported using Microsoft Excel.
  • Supports complex requirements such as job costing, multiple shift differentials, Certified Payroll, and consolidated reporting.
  • No additional charge for processing multiple payroll in multiple states.

Potential Limitations

  • Does not include a due date tracking feature.
  • Employee portals and state electronic payments not supported.


PenSoft Payroll Accounting Edition is an easy-to-use and -navigate payroll solution. With no additional charges to process multiple states or to have access to unlimited support, PenSoft Payroll Accounting Edition may prove to be a cost-effective payroll solution for accounting professionals. PenSoft prices each edition as a calendar year subscription and is based on the number of employees in the largest company currently processed through the system. Initial pricing for PenSoft Payroll Accounting Edition starts at $1,629 for processing unlimited clients each with less than 50 employees. Annual renewal pricing is slightly discounted for future years.

Product Delivery Methods

_X_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 4

Reporting & Monitoring 3.5

Integration/Import/Export 4.5

Help/Support 4.25

Client Self-Service Features N/A

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