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2011 Review of Crest Payroll

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888-400-1613

www.crestpayroll.com

 

2011 Overall Rating 4.75

 

Best Fit

Companies and firms who want a sophisticated, web-based payroll product that integrates with their existing websites, as well as organizations that use Paramount’s other applications (eVault 365 DMS, Meridian MSP recruiting).

Strengths

  • Website integration feature, included employee portals & firm-specific branding makes even the smallest firm appear more professional.
  • Custom batches of reports can be created & run at scheduled times & exported to different tabs in an Excel workbook file.
  • Clients & remote offices can collaborate by entering data directly into the website or by entering data into a provided Excel sheet, which can be imported into the program.
  • Supports wholesale payroll (accounting firm re-bills to client) or direct bill relationships with accountant involvement.

Potential Limitations

  • Direct integration is provided for only QuickBooks, but data can be exported to Excel or CSV format & mapped into many applications.

SUMMARY & PRICING

With a user friendly and flexible interface as well as the ability to brand web views and reports with firm name and logo, Crest Payroll provides a number of service offerings in one easy-to-use package. Client billing can be accomplished by automatically drafting client bank accounts. Pricing is all-inclusive and is a flat fee regardless of features used or the number of states. Base pricing for each client file starts at $17 per month with a tiered discount pricing model based on the number of clients and average number of employees within those clients.

Product Delivery Methods

___ On-Premises

_X_ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor

 

Basic System Functions 4.75

Reporting & Monitoring 4.75

Integration/Import/Export 4.75

Help/Support 4.5

Client Self-Service Features 5

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