Accountant & bookeeper guides > Payroll

Hiring staff should be an exciting time for your clients. It’s a sign of business growth and, for some entrepreneurs, fulfils a goal to create jobs. But payroll compliance often brings business owners down to earth with a thud.

There’s a lot to keep track of, including pay rates, leave entitlements, timesheets, taxes, and making sure employees are paid on time. It’s painstaking work, and a mistake at any step can land a business in hot water.

Savvy advisors can help their clients sidestep many of the payroll pitfalls. Set up your clients with the right payroll system and it will automate much of the work for you. You can maintain the system for your clients to make sure everything happens as it should. Most business owners will want the added peace of mind.