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Square Payroll Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Square Payroll product overview

Price starts from

40

Per month

Other

What is Square Payroll?

Square Payroll is an integrated online payroll processing solution that helps SMBs and enterprises manage the paychecks of both salaried and hourly wage employees. The software offers various features including integrated timecards, tax calculators and new-hire reporting.

Key benefits of using Square Payroll

  • Square Payroll integrates with employee’s timecards and allows employees to clock in and out using the application.
  • The payroll staff can import work-hours from the timecards to the Square Payroll application and automatically generate paychecks by calculating the employee's overtime and other benefits.
  • The solution allows employees to manage their own employee accounts and access payroll reports in real-time.
  • Square Payroll integrates with AP Intego to help businesses pay premium on the basis of their actual payroll data.
  • Square’s payment frequency feature lets employers pay salaries to their employees on weekly, bi-weekly or semi-monthly basis.
  • Typical customers

    Freelancers
    Small businesses
    Mid size businesses
    Large enterprises

    Platforms supported

    Web
    Android
    iPhone/iPad

    Support options

    Knowledge Base
    FAQs/Forum
    Phone Support
    Email/Help Desk

    Training options

    Videos

    Square Payroll pricing information

    Value for money

    4.6

    /5

    574

    Starting from

    40

    Per month

    Other

    Pricing options

    Free plan
    Subscription
    Free trial
    Pricing range

    Value for money contenders

    Square Payroll features

    Functionality

    4.5

    /5

    574

    Total features

    29

    1 categories

    Most valued features by users

    Activity Dashboard
    Self Service Portal
    Third Party Integrations
    API
    Alerts/Notifications
    Customizable Reports
    Real Time Reporting
    Data Import/Export

    Functionality contenders

    Square Payroll users reviews

    Overall Rating

    4.7

    /5

    574

    Positive reviews

    Rating breakdown
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend9.22/10
    Rating distribution

    5

    4

    3

    2

    1

    421

    127

    17

    1

    8

    Pros
    I love how easy it is to use, the price, and that it integrates with my current square system. The built in time clock is amazing and so easy to use.
    The ease of use and the cost is the best for a small company like mine. With only 2 checks to write on a weekly basis, this program is easy and affordable.
    I also appreciate the tax report automatic filing. The customer service is great and the representatives, with whom I have spoken, are knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.
    Cons
    The inability to schedule same day payments, but there isn't really a Payroll software that does this quite right.
    I disliked that one time, when I had a major--and time sensitive--issue, that Square took 5 business days to get me a reply.
    Square charges a fee per employee which can get pricey with a large team.

    Overall rating contenders

    Overall Rating

    So easy to use

    Reviewed 2 years ago

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    Business owner

    Hospitality, 1-10 employees

    Review source

    Overall Rating

    Great for Growing Small Business to pay contractors nd employees

    Reviewed 10 months ago

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    Atama D.: Hi. My name is Atama. I'm an owner. I give Square Payroll a five out of five. And for more...

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Square Payroll makes Payroll easy

    Reviewed 22 days ago
    Pros

    The Direct Deposit feature of Square Payroll makes paying employees a very streamlined and simple procedure. The W-2 Preparation features makes tax season a breeze. Sending employees W2s is all within the app. Vacation/Leave Tracking has truly increased the productivity of payroll and bookkeeping. This is the ultimate feature for this application.

    Cons

    I feel as though with time Square Payroll will rollout a more aesthetically pleasing interface but I do not find any cons.

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Hassle Free Payroll Solution

    Reviewed a year ago

    I'm a big fan of anything that saves me time and headaches, and there is NONE larger that sending out tax forms or other financial obligations. Controlling payroll from on easy to use hub is a great value, and it only costs a small monthly fee per contractor.

    Pros

    I am a sole proprietor/ LLC, with independent contractors as opposed to full/part time employees. I absolutely love that Square Payroll manages every facet of fund transfer including submitting tax form to my contractors, essentially taking care of my responsibilities as an employer.

    Cons

    The employer dashboard and features are pretty basic and may take some to get used to what functionality is available. The users, my hires, have not experienced any problems or difficulty, so that's the most important pat.

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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    Square Pay today

    Reviewed a month ago
    Pros

    Easy layout very functionable nothing hard easy time managing and very handy when needed

    Cons

    Not really any bad things about it because this product is very easy to use and it comes in handy when you need it

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Saves my life

    Reviewed a month ago

    My business went from being such a hassle to making it enjoyable.

    Pros

    It makes my life and business functional.

    Cons

    Nothing i love this software and everything about it

    Overall Rating
    • Value for money
    • Ease of use
    • Features
    • Customer support
    • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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    Super Easy Payroll and Worker’s Comp solution

    Reviewed 10 months ago
    Pros

    Extremely easy to run bi-weekly payroll. All reporting is handled for you.

    Cons

    It’s a little on the expensive side, hold times for support can be a little long but my questions have always been answered quickly enough.

    Square Payroll FAQs and common questions

    Q. What type of pricing plans does Square Payroll offer?

    Square Payroll has the following pricing plans:
    Starting from: $40.00/month
    Pricing model: Subscription
    Free Trial: Available


    Q. Who are the typical users of Square Payroll?

    Square Payroll has the following typical customers:
    Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Public Administrations, Small Business


    Q. What languages does Square Payroll support?

    Square Payroll supports the following languages:
    English


    Q. Does Square Payroll support mobile devices?

    Square Payroll supports the following devices:
    Android, iPad, iPhone


    Q. Does Square Payroll offer an API?

    Yes, Square Payroll has an API available for use.


    Q. What other apps does Square Payroll integrate with?

    Square Payroll integrates with the following applications:
    Deputy, Guideline, QuickBooks Online Advanced, QuickBooks Time, Square Point of Sale, When I Work, Homebase


    Q. What level of support does Square Payroll offer?

    Square Payroll offers the following support options:
    Knowledge Base, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, Email/Help Desk

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