The Best Payroll Services

Looking for a top payroll service?

Payroll processing is how companies pay employees. Typically, HR or accounting is responsible for payroll processing, which involves calculating wages, withholding taxes and other deductions, and ensuring employees are paid on time. Most companies use a payroll management system to streamline paying employees. Popular payroll services include BambooHR and ADP.

Payroll companies work with you to setup and execute on payroll. This may entail guiding you through the process of migrating to a new payroll service or using your existing service to complete the payroll process for you. When hiring a payroll company, make sure to ask about its experience with different payroll services.

That's why we've created this list of the best payroll companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business.

List of the Best Payroll Services

  • 1

    IQ BackOffice

    IQ BackOffice is a finance, accounting, and HR company headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. with additional offices in India and the Philippines. The company was founded in 2002 and has grown to a team of 274 employees.  IQ BackOffice provides non-voice BPO/back office services, financial accounting, and voice services.

    Notable Project

    A healthcare firm needed outsourced assistance to help them work more efficiently. IQ BackOffice provides payment processing, cyber security, data, and legal services that have made the company more efficient, innovative, and proactive. 

    "They use innovative technology and provide great security...There is nothing they need to improve." — IT President, Healthcare Firm

    Former clients
    Continental Intermodal Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place El Segundo, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    HROne

    HROne is an HR agency founded in Shanghai in 2005 with more than 10 employees. They are experts in accounting and HR services for both small and medium-sized companies.

    Notable Project

    HROne provided HR solutions for an investment research company. The company wanted to legally pay their overseas team. HROne was able to bridge the gap between the company and their employees.

    “Our account manager, Lizzie Meng is kind, patient, thoughtful, and she is always there no matter what kind of problems or issues we encounter, and she always gets it fixed for us in a timely manner.” - Director of APAC Research, Investment Research Company

    Former clients
    Ridgetop
    Stefanini
    Peak
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Shanghai, China
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 3

    CLM Controller

    CLM Controller is a Sao Paulo-based accounting firm with a team of around 50 employees. Starting in 1981, the firm has honed their services in finance and accounting outsourcing, tax preparation, and payroll processing. Their clients consist of small and midmarket businesses.

    Notable Project

    Taking over a global distributor's financial processing needs, CLM Controller managed the company's taxes, payroll, and accounting processes. Their work was compatible with tax regulations, allowing internal leadership better peace of mind.

    "CLM has always been open and competent to help me with all the doubts that I have related to my company from a tax, fiscal, accounting and payroll point of view." – Partner, Global Distributor

    Former clients
    Satcom Direct
    Vanderlande Industries
    Cervejaria Proibida
    Viacom
    Grupo Doria
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place São Paulo, Brazil
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    JWW Accounting

    JWW Accounting is an accounting firm based in Wrocław, Poland with over 10 experts. Founded in 1997, they offer tax preparation, payroll processing, and financial accounting services for various clients.

    Notable Project

    JWW Accounting provided accounting services for a software development company. The company worked previously with another firm but as they failed to meet the company’s standards, JWW Accounting was hired instead. The company enjoys working with JWW Accounting.

    “She's responding really quickly to all emails, she prepares the reports and she's always happy to answer additional questions via phone if needed.” - CEO, Software Development Company

    Former clients
    Code Poets
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Wrocław, Poland
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    TaxAssist Accountants

    Based in Sydney, TaxAssist Accountants is an accounting agency with over 100 employees. The team focuses on tax and payroll accounting services. The company was founded in 2015.

    Notable Project

    An e-commerce brand hired TaxAssist Accountants to perform their accounting and bookkeeping services. They also help with government regulations for taxation and imports. The team delivers professional and efficient services.

    "It has been brilliant." –Director, E-Commerce Brand

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Sydney, Australia
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    The Accountancy Partnership

    The about-30 member team at The Accountancy Partnership has provided comprehensive accounting services since 2006, focusing on tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping for their clients. 

    Notable Project

    In one particular project, The Accountancy Partnership provided tax services and bookkeeping to a digital studio based in the United Kingdom. Their work allowed the client to focus on what they did with peace of mind about their finances.

    "The communication is consistently effortless and allows you to just email back and forth to get the job done with complete professionalism and excellent work ethic. If you ever have a question, they take it very seriously and answer it quickly in specific terms until you are completely satisfied. It really has been a huge asset to their services."

    Former clients
    Regent Branding
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Wirral, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    TopSource Global Solutions - India

    TopSource Global Solutions - India is a financial and HR firm founded in 2004 with over 50 employees. Based in Mumbai, India, they specialize in payroll processing, financial accounting, and HR services for both small and medium-sized businesses.

    Notable Project

    TopSource Global Solutions - India provided HR and payroll services for a consultancy. The consultancy wanted accurate payroll on time every month. The whole process with TopSource Global Solutions - India was smooth from the first month onwards.

    “The work flow was documented & worked exactly as per the schedule agreed.” - Head Consultant, Consultancy

    Former clients
    RPG Life Sciences
    Rebel Foods
    Integron
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Mumbai, India
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 8

    FNRCO

    FNRCO is an HR agency in Riyadh, Dammam, Jubail, and Jeddah Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2013, they have about 72 employees that serve midmarket and small-business clients in the business services sector. Services include accounting and HR services.

    Notable Project

    FNRCO provided HR recruitment services for a water treatment company. They recruited over 50 employees fulfilling various positions such as engineers, accountants, and clerical staff. The candidates have met expectations.

    "FNRCO really values their clients." –HR Manager, Water Treatment Company

    Former clients
    General Electric
    Alstom Transport
    Siemens
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $250,000+
    group1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    place Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 9

    NOW CFO

    NOW CFO is a financial firm in Murray, Utah. Founded in 2005, they have about 300 employees that serve clients in a variety of industries. Services include tax preparation and payroll processing.

    Notable Project

    NOW CFO provided accounting and bookkeeping services for a digital agency. Their team also gave consultations about opportunities to improve. Their efforts have received positive feedback and improved the client’s business. 

    “They’re very accurate in what they do.” – CEO, Digital Agency

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Murray, UT
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 10

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP is an accounting and business advisory that was started in 1923. The London-based team of over 500 specializes in accounting services, offering payroll processing, bookkeeping, financial accounting, and tax preparation.

    Notable Project

    Moore Kingston Smith LLP supported a software startup through their fundraising stage, leveraging experts in different accounting areas to provide comprehensive advice. They upheld their reputation as a well-known one-stop-shop, which made them ideal for mid to large-size organizations.

    "They’re a top-tier accounting firm with a great reputation, so they’d be a strong deal for a larger company." – CEO, Software Startup

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Clerk

    Clerk is a financial management firm based in Canada with more than 10 employees. They are experts in financial accounting, payroll processing, and tax preparation services.

    Notable Project

    Clerk provided various financial services for a digital firm. These services included financial consulting, reporting, and payroll processing to generate more insight into the business. Clerk has helped the firm save time.

    “They’ve adapted to our business because some industry standards don’t work for us.” - CEO/ Founder, Digital Firm

    Former clients
    Massive Media
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place , Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    Intuit Management Consultancy (IMC Group)

    Intuit Management Consultancy (IMC) is a cross border advisory firm based in Dubai, U.A.E. The firm has more than 70 employees and provides accounting services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in the business services, IT, manufacturing, and e-commerce industries.

    Notable Project

    A business group hired Intuit Management Consultancy (IMC) to help set up their subsidiary company and audit their compliances. IMC provided advisory services regarding the changing local laws, compliances and audit and other matters. IMC completed the project and met all expectations.

    "Professional and transparent approach and always kept us posted on the options available." - Managing Director, Business Group

    Former clients
    Baxter
    Mastercard
    Servion
    Aspire Systems
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Bur Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Quatrro

    Quatrro is a business support services company based in Marietta Ga. with four Indian offices in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, and Chennai. Founded in 2013, they now have a team of about 2,00 that serves those in the retail, automotive, manufacturing, healthcare, and non-profit industries. They specialize in financial accounting, BI and big data consulting, bookkeeping, finance and accounting outsourcing, and tax preparation, and back-office services.

    Notable Project

    Quatrro handled the data processing for a business services provider to streamline their business. By outsourcing, their daily operations are more effective. 

    "It makes us more efficient." — Executive, Business Services Provider

    Former clients
    Pennington Quality Market
    Quiznos
    McCormick Theological Seminary
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Marietta, GA
    4.1
    4.1
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    ORBA

    ORBA is a full-service financial services company located in Chicago. It was founded in 1977 and now has a team of 63 that provides financial accounting, tax & payroll preparation, bookkeeping and expert witness/forensic services to mid-size and small businesses.

    Notable Project

    A web design firm needed a company to help with their accounting. ORBA provides tax planning, consulting, and filing services to the client. ORBA's services save time, allowing the client to focus on growing their business.

    "Jim’s [project manager] advice is very clear and has given me peace of mind regarding the accounting for my company. With his contributions, I've been able to grow each year in profit and revenue. What I find especially valuable is having someone involved that I can trust because that frees me up to run my business successfully. Jim fills that role." — Founder, Web Design Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Business Management Company, Inc.

    Business Management Company, Inc. is an accounting firm based in Frederick, Md.,and founded in 1982. Their team of more than 10 offers tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping solutions for various clients.

    Notable Project

    Business Management Company, Inc. provided tax and payroll services for a B2B marketing agency. The agency has Business Management Company, Inc. handle all the company’s taxes and payrolls. Business Management Company, Inc. helps the company make better financial decisions.

    “They handle day-to-day business operations but, from the business strategy side, they’re also very smart at thinking about options and partnership agreements.” - President & Lead Strategist, B2B Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    New North
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Frederick, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 16

    Anderson, Tackman & Company, PLC

    Anderson, Tackman & Company, PLC was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Mequon, Wis. They have a team of around 28 employees who focus on tax preparation, payroll, and bookkeeping.

    Notable Project

    The team has been offering accounting and budgeting services to a beauty company, locating grant and loan opportunities during the pandemic. They're known by the client for being willing to explain their work as well as going beyond the scope of their duties to provide exceptional services.

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Escanaba, MI
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Ward & Uptigrove

    Ward & Uptigrove is an accounting firm based in Listowel, Canada. The firm, founded in 1958, has almost 100 employees and provides accounting services to various clients and companies.

    Notable Project

    A consulting firm hired Ward & Uptigrove to handle all of their business accounting and corporate tax needs and provide some general business advice. The engagement has saved the firm possibly thousands of dollars througn sound legitimate accounting strategies.

    "Their involvement, knowledge, and recommendations have probably saved me a lot of money and I never have to worry about it." - President, Consulting Firm

    Former clients
    Meulensteen Tire and Auto Service
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Listowel, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    Weiss & Company LLP

    Weiss & Company LLC was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Glenview, Ill. They have a team of around 58 employees, focusing on tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll.

    Notable Project

    The team has provided accounting services for a financial services company since 2010. Their performance was impressive, but their communication skills and prompt response times truly set them apart from other accounting firms.

    "They’re superb communicators, responding to our emails within hours at all times of the day."

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Glenview, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 19

    Escalon Services, Inc.

    Founded in 2006, Escalon Services, Inc. is an accounting agency with over 250 employees. Based in Silicon Valley, Calif., the team specializes in accounting and HR services. 

    Notable Project

    Escalon Services, Inc. was hired by a digital travel agency for their accounting services. They helped with expense reports and filings. Their services streamlined their finances. 

    "There is a good synergy between their team." – Owner & CEO, Digital Travel Agency

    Former clients
    bigpanda
    ClassDojo
    Broadly.
    trulia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Silicon Valley,, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Inc. 5000 (2020)

  • 20

    Rivington Accounts

    Rivington Accounts is a financial accounting company founded in 2008. Their team of 11-50 employees based in Adlington, Chorley, UK provides tax preparation, payroll, and business consulting services. 

    Notable Project

    Rivington Accounts provides traditional accounting services including bookkeeping and payroll, as well as advanced consulting based on financial reporting and analysis. They're praised for their business acumen. 

    "One of the things I’ve been particularly impressed with, and one of the reasons we keep on with them, is their mindset as problem-solvers." – Chief Strategist 3MANFACTORY

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lancashire, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 21

    MindSpace Outsourcing Services Pvt. Ltd.

    Founded in 2007, MindSpace Outsourcing Services has a team of 24 provide tax preparation, payroll processing, bookkeeping, and financial accounting services to their clients. They typically serve small and mid market companies in the advertising, business services, real estate, consumer products, and IT industries. 

    Notable Project

    MindSpace Outsourcing Services partnered with a coffee company to supply accounting services. They provided the client with maintenance of book for over 10 entities, payroll, and quarterly taxes. This partnership was successful for the client’s business.

    “Best accounting arrangement I’ve had over 30 years. I have a team of at my disposal ready and willing to carry out my needs. Ultra trustworthy. Excellent service ethic. They go above and beyond.” — President, Coffee Company

    Former clients
    One Cup Coffee Co
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Jaipur, India
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Jones & Roth

    Jones & Roth is an accounting and consulting services provider headquartered in Eugene, Ore., with offices in Hillsboro and Bend, Ore. Since 1949, the team of 99 professionals has provided tax preparation, payroll processing, and financial accounting.

    Notable Project

    Jones & Roth provided accounting and tax services to a branding and marketing firm that was doing business in multiple states. They helped consolidate locations and identified exposure to risk while managing tax filings. The client was pleased with the services supplied.

    "I found their personal touch to be most impressive." – Principal & Owner, Branding & Marketing Firm

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Eugene, OR
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    The Oregonian: Top Workplaces (2019)

  • 23

    SRT Accounting Inc.

    SRT Accounting Inc. is an accounting firm based in Windsor, Canada, and founded in 2015 with no more than 10 employees. They offer accounting solutions to various clients.

    Notable Project

    SRT Accounting Inc. provided bookkeeping and tax accounting solutions to a heating and cooling company. The company has SRT Accounting Inc. handle all their government-related filings and paperwork. This has given the company a feeling of safety during their operations.

    “We’re consistently impressed by Ted’s honesty.” - Owner, Heating and Cooling Company

    Former clients
    Langemann Heating and Cooling Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Windsor, Canada
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 24

    Maxim Liberty, Inc.

    Maxim Liberty, Inc. is a bookkeeping company based in Vienna, Va. and founded in 2005. Their team of 15 employees specializes in bookkeeping.

    Notable Project

    Maxim Liberty, Inc. provided additional support to a bookkeeping company. They provided assistance to the client, who need help with an overflow of outsourced accounting work. The client was very happy with the result of the sub-contracting and said that they are responsible for the success of their business.  

    “I depend on Maxim Liberty, Inc. to an enormous degree. I'm so pleased with their work.” – CEO, Bookkeeping Company
     

    Former clients
    Arcatin, Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Vienna, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 25

    George Dimov, CPA

    Founded in 2008, George Dimov, CPA is located in New York. Their team of 13 employees provides tax preparation, financial accounting, and bookkeeping services for enterprise, midmarket, and small businesses.

    Notable Project

    George Dimov, CPA resolved six years' worth of back taxes for an entertainment company that involved a mix of W2 jobs and 1099s across multiple states. They helped prepare the forms for each year and reviewed the content before filing. They helped the client receive refunds.

    "We were able to get all years filed and 3 of the years we were so happy to find out were refunds." –Production Designer, Entertainment Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New York, NY
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 26

    A and A ASSOCIATE L.L.C

    A and A Associate L.L.C is a management consulting firm from Dubai, UAE. With about 100 team members, they work largely with midmarket businesses in the financial services industry. Established in 2010, they have a decade of experience in bookkeeping, finance and accounting outsourcing, and tax preparation.

    Notable Project

    Partnering with a creative agency, A and A Associate L.L.C provides months accounting services. Their work also includers quarterly filing for VAT, annual auditing, and financial reporting. The qualified team always provides quality reports. As a result, internal stakeholders are pleased with the engagement. Their communication is strong, and they’re always responsive.

    “My company is satisfied with the communication. They’re all CMA- and CA-qualified.” – Operations Manager, Creative Agency

    Former clients
    Bored of Playing Indoors FZ LLC
    VVIP Tickets Hospitality & Events
    Monaco
    Vishtech Solutions DWC LLC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 27

    Blumer & Associates, CPAs, PC

    Blumer & Associates, CPAs, PC is a financial firm based in Greenville, S.C. with more than 10 employees. They have provided financial accounting, business consulting, and tax preparation solutions since their founding in 1997. They work primarily with small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Blumer & Associates, CPAs, PC provided accounting services for a digital agency. The agency was looking to outsource their accounting needs. Blumer & Associates, CPAs, PC provided monthly coaching sessions ass well as the usual accounting services to improve the business.

    “I don't have any areas they should improve; I'm really happy with them.” - President, Digital Agency

    Former clients
    3 Media Web
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Greenville, SC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 28

    Palisades Hudson

    Palisades Hudson is an accounting firm founded in 1992 with more than 10 members. They offer tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll processing services from their office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    Notable Project

    Palisades Hudson provides ongoing accounting services for a creative marketing agency. The agency has one point of contact and has Palisades Hudson handle the tax preparations and returns. Palisades Hudson exceeded the expectations of the agency.

    “Despite being a large firm, they’re pretty easy to get in contact with when necessary and are organized with our files and documents.” - Founder & CEO, Creative Marketing Agency

    Former clients
    Creative Juice, LLC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Fort Lauderdale, FL
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 29

    Barsa & Company, CPAs

    Barsa & Company, CPAs is a full-service CPA firm headquartered in San Diego, Calif. They have about 23 employees. Since 1987, they have provided tax preparation, payroll processing, and bookkeeping services.

    Notable Project

    Barsa & Company, CPAs managed bookkeeping and accounting for a digital agency. They directed tax preparation and provided financial consulting services. They streamlined documentation and created precise financial reports, which the client found valuable.

    "The owner is also very kind and helpful with tax advice." — CEO, Digital Agency

     

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Diego, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 30

    Leivas Tax Wealth Management

    Leivas Tax Wealth Management is a tax preparation firm based in Riverdale, Calif. Founded in 1980, their team of 35 serves clients in the hospitality sectors. Services include payroll processing and bookkeeping.

    Notable Project

    Leivas Tax Wealth Management provides tax preparation services for a parking company. The team is always willing to answer any questions. They’re communicative and responsive

    “They’re very knowledgeable about all of the tax laws, especially the ones that changed with the new president.” – President & CEO, Parking Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Riverside, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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