Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Jerry and Sons, May 31, 2006.

  1. Jerry and Sons

    Jerry and Sons LawnSite Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 249

    Looking to add first true employee, Just wondering how many people use a payroll services and if so what is the cost per employee on average?
  2. lawnservice

    lawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 589

    our accountant's office does our payroll

    I'm not sure but I believe its $10 per employee per week
    we pay weekly, might be a bit cheaper for you if you pay biweekly...but I'm not sure of that either.

    okay, i just double checked and it is $10 per employee/weekly. actually its been that for a bunch of years now (looks like five years at the same $10 per)
  3. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,177

    $45 a month plus $2.25 per paycheck:drinkup: All I got to do is sign them.
  4. SWD

    SWD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 988

    Depending upon your accounting software, the software usually handles this.
  5. GlennZ

    GlennZ LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    Watch out for the big national companies. They tend to charge you for every report and filing. Esp. when you are small the costs are not spread out over enough employees to make it worth it. We switched from them to a local company. I got it down to $5 per paycheck all inclusive. No other charges at all. They do all the filing, direct deposit, etc.
  6. grnkeepers

    grnkeepers LawnSite Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 28

    If you have a good accountant have him walk you thru the whole process of processing all this with your QuickBooks. Once learned it is not hard at all.
    Quickbooks even offers a service to handle it for you if you choose.
    But I believe everyone should at least understand the processes for it. It is part of business.
    Really... it is not that difficult.

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