Switching outsourced Payroll companies is something that should be regularly evaluated. At least every couple years you should review your current payroll company to make sure that you are paying a competitive price, are taking advantage of the newest technologies, are integrating your data with the vendors of YOUR choice, and/or to get better service. When done correctly, it’s a really easy process.
Most payroll companies, particularly the two big ones, will switch you at any time, even though it’s not in your best interest to do so.
January, April, July, or October
The BEST time to switch payroll providers is at the beginning of a quarter. This is primarily due to the payroll taxes employers are required to pay. One of the primary reasons to use an outsourced payroll company is for the payment of these taxes on your behalf. If you have more than one company doing your payroll in the same quarter, the probability of a mistake increases exponentially. Therefore you should always wait until the beginning of the next quarter.
So the eight worst times to switch are any other month besides January, April, July, or October.
If you are currently evaluating a new outsourced payroll provider and they are not recommending switching at the beginning of a quarter, run away, as they don’t have YOUR BEST INTERESTS in mind.
The company I represent, PayPros, Inc., will only ever do what is in YOUR BEST INTEREST. We offer human based customer service; competitive pricing; integration with the vendors of YOUR choice; and you get ME to help you to make the process seamless and easy.
For a FREE REVIEW of your current payroll practices, contact me NOW to consider a switch for the beginning of the second quarter (July).
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