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Cheque-Mate International, Inc. — Cheque-Mate Payroll Solutions




2011 Overall Rating


Best Fit

Payroll processors with large numbers of payroll clients who need an application with an inexpensive entry point but do not need general ledger (GL) integration.


  • Includes support for multiple payroll frequencies, job costing & direct deposit.
  • Call Calendar helps staff manage multiple priorities & shows upcoming client payroll runs.
  • Time data importing supported from numerous applications, but exporting GL data to accounting software not supported.
  • EFTPS & electronic tax filing available where supported by taxing authorities.

Potential Limitations

  • Product supports state payroll taxes in only 38 states.
  • Users cannot export GL data to any accounting software applications.


Insta-Pay is used by hundreds of accounting professionals, representing thousands of clients, and is designed for practices managing multiple employer clients. Current annual pricing for the software starts at $179 for a two-client payroll package and tops out at $895 for the unlimited package, which includes all available modules, functions and related support.

Product Delivery Methods

_X_ On-Premises

___ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 4.25

Reporting & Monitoring 3.75

Integration/Import/Export 3.75

Help/Support 4

Client Self-Service Features N/A

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