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Square Payroll Alternatives & Competitors

(24)4.4 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Square Payroll? Tons of people want Payroll Software to help with mobile, tax filing, and automatic tax payment. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Payroll Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to Square Payroll. Based on reviewer data you can see how Square Payroll stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Gusto Payroll, RUN Powered by ADP®, Paychex Flex, and SurePayroll are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Square Payroll.

Top Alternatives to Square Payroll

  • Gusto Payroll
  • RUN Powered by ADP®
  • Paychex Flex
  • SurePayroll
  • Rippling

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Square Payroll

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  1. Gusto Payroll

    (417)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Payroll, benefits, and HR made refreshingly easy.

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  2. Payroll, benefits, and HR made refreshingly easy.

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    Bean's B.
    BB
    It used to be a good service with good customer support
    #2
    #2
  3. RUN Powered by ADP®

    (458)4.6 out of 5
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    Whether you’ve been in business for 25 years or you’re just getting started, RUN Powered by ADP® can help. They've spent countless hours — and burned through even more cups of coffee — building a smarter, simpler, and more affordable payroll, tax and HR solution to help you get back to the work that matters most to you.

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  4. Whether you’ve been in business for 25 years or you’re just getting started, RUN Powered by ADP® can help. They've spent countless hours — and burned through even more cups of coffee — building a smarter, simpler, and more affordable payroll, tax and HR solution to help you get back to the work that matters most to you.

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    AC
    I can do almost everything without calling support.
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    #3
  5. Paychex Flex

    (1,205)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Paychex reduces the complexity and risk of running your own payroll, while ensuring greater accuracy with up-to-date tax rates and regulatory information.

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  6. Paychex reduces the complexity and risk of running your own payroll, while ensuring greater accuracy with up-to-date tax rates and regulatory information.

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    AB
    Accounting and Payroll supportive services, real-time assistance when necessary.
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    #4
  7. SurePayroll

    (398)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    SurePayroll online payroll services for small businesses make payroll easy. Run payroll online. Enter hours, review, approve. Ensure tax compliance.

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  8. SurePayroll online payroll services for small businesses make payroll easy. Run payroll online. Enter hours, review, approve. Ensure tax compliance.

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    BH
    The website is easy to use and navigate.
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    #5
  9. Rippling

    (618)4.9 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    A Single, Modern System for Your Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT.

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  10. A Single, Modern System for Your Payroll, Benefits, HR & IT.

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    Jesus G.
    JG
    The UI/UX of rippling is easy to understand. Having Payroll, Vacation Time, Time Tracking, and user management in one place allows for less work on the admin's side of things.

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, Rippling is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #6
  11. Paylocity

    (1,544)4.5 out of 5

    Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

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  12. Paylocity’s comprehensive product suite delivers a unified platform for professionals to make strategic decisions in the areas of benefits, core HR, payroll, talent, and workforce management, while cultivating a modern workplace and improving employee engagement.

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    AN
    I like that the software is user friendly. I enjoy having all the information I need from Payroll, Time and Labor, Learning Management, Onboarding, etc. all at the tip of my fingers. This is very...Read more
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    #7
  13. Patriot Payroll

    (364)4.8 out of 5

    Patriot Payroll is online payroll software for small business owners

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  14. Patriot Payroll is online payroll software for small business owners

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    Vivian L.
    VL
    Patriot Payroll Software is easy to use, even for a novice. The interface is user-friendly, and processing payroll generally takes me less than five minutes.

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, Patriot Payroll is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #8
    #8
  15. Paycom

    (759)4.2 out of 5
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    Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.

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  16. Paycom is an HR technology provider with a single-database, end-to-end product providing solutions for Talent Acquisition, Time and Labor Management, Payroll, Talent Management and HR Management, all in one application.

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    UR
    I like how easy it is to use especially about entering in time off request or looking at pay stubs.

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, Paycom is:

    More expensive
    #9
    #9
  17. QuickBooks Desktop Pro

    (1,541)4.3 out of 5

    Quickbooks Desktop Pro. Organize all your business finances in one place. Track your money, import from your bank, and always be ready for taxes. It's accounting software made easy.

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  18. Quickbooks Desktop Pro. Organize all your business finances in one place. Track your money, import from your bank, and always be ready for taxes. It's accounting software made easy.

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    Glenda M.
    GM
    We have over 50 employees between the church and the preschool. Before Covid-19 we had university part time employees and a lot of turnover. QuickBooks is such a wonderful software for keeping...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, QuickBooks Desktop Pro is:

    More expensive
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    #10
  19. ADP Workforce Now

    (2,886)4.1 out of 5
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    From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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  20. From basic payroll and helping with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance, to managing employees across borders, ADP Workforce Now is a simple, powerful solution that helps companies with 50 or more employees improve their business performance.

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    JT
    This program makes all things attendance and payroll extremely easy. Time management simplified, this program has an easy to use interface. It does everything for you with just the click of a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, ADP Workforce Now is:

    More expensive
    #11
    #11
  21. Workday HCM

    (1,062)4.0 out of 5
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    Workday Human Capital Management is built as a single system with a single source of data, single security model, and single user experience. Workday offers organizations a cloud-based system that evolves to meet changing business needs today and into the future. The user-friendly, global system also ensures that customers are always on the latest version with up-to-date capabilities, whether they’re using Workday on a browser or mobile device. Workday HCM is part of a single system with other Workday products including Workday Financial Management, Workday Payroll (for the U.S., Canada, France, and the UK), Workday Recruiting, Workday Learning, Workday Planning, and more.

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  22. Workday Human Capital Management is built as a single system with a single source of data, single security model, and single user experience. Workday offers organizations a cloud-based system that evolves to meet changing business needs today and into the future. The user-friendly, global system also ensures that customers are always on the latest version with up-to-date capabilities, whether they’re using Workday on a browser or mobile device. Workday HCM is part of a single system with other Workday products including Workday Financial Management, Workday Payroll (for the U.S., Canada, France, and the UK), Workday Recruiting, Workday Learning, Workday Planning, and more.

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    Holly L.
    HL
    The system has endless functionalities and you can tailor it to suit your businesses requirements. It has the functionality to be the main HR integrated system allowing you to manage the whole...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, Workday HCM is:

    More expensive
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    #12
  23. Paycor

    (378)4.1 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    HRIS that simplifies processes, reduces redundancy and gives you fast access to accurate records instantly

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  24. HRIS that simplifies processes, reduces redundancy and gives you fast access to accurate records instantly

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    Jessica C.
    JC
    The implementation team is amazing, very detailed and hands on. I like how scalable the product is, and the ad ons for full integration is great. As a sole HR person, integration/automation are...Read more
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    #13
  25. UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central)

    (1,303)4.0 out of 5

    The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

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  26. The Kronos Workforce Central® suite was built on the belief that you shouldn’t have to sacrifice the features and functionality you want for the simplicity you need. It puts time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR, payroll, hiring, and labor analytics into a single integrated workforce management system that can help your organization be more productive, reduce labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve employee engagement.

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    AI
    The system features are very configurable and meets our needs to process payroll.

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, UKG Workforce Central (formerly Kronos Workforce Central) is:

    More expensive
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    #14
  27. TriNet

    (460)4.1 out of 5

    TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business. TriNet, incredible starts here. For more information, visit TriNet.com or follow us on Twitter (@TriNet).

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  28. TriNet (NYSE: TNET) provides small and medium size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. From Main Street to Wall Street, TriNet empowers SMBs to focus on what matters most—growing their business. TriNet, incredible starts here. For more information, visit TriNet.com or follow us on Twitter (@TriNet).

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    AM
    The support staff is great. They are always friendly, helpful, and prompt.

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, TriNet is:

    More expensive
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    #15
  29. UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro)

    (1,197)4.2 out of 5

    Ultimate Software’s cloud payroll solution, UltiPro, helps people simplify work, and helps organizations increase engagement and productivity across their global workforce.

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  30. Ultimate Software’s cloud payroll solution, UltiPro, helps people simplify work, and helps organizations increase engagement and productivity across their global workforce.

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    AC
    I am not seeing too much that's different but the optics are better. It seems easier to navigate too.

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, UKG Pro (formerly Ultimate Software UltiPro) is:

    More expensive
    #16
    #16
  31. UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready)

    (818)4.0 out of 5

    Kronos Workforce Ready® provides a single fully integrated solution of scalable tools that enable businesses to work smarter — from pre-hire to retire. The suite combines the power of full human capital management (HCM) and workforce management capabilities in a simple cloud-based delivery — across HR, talent management, time and attendance, payroll, scheduling, and more. Its intuitive user interface is fully responsive and provides anytime, anywhere mobile access, that minimizes training and empowers employees while improving ease of use and efficiency.

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  32. Kronos Workforce Ready® provides a single fully integrated solution of scalable tools that enable businesses to work smarter — from pre-hire to retire. The suite combines the power of full human capital management (HCM) and workforce management capabilities in a simple cloud-based delivery — across HR, talent management, time and attendance, payroll, scheduling, and more. Its intuitive user interface is fully responsive and provides anytime, anywhere mobile access, that minimizes training and empowers employees while improving ease of use and efficiency.

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    VS
    I am so thankful for the suite of products that UKG offers. We are a rural hospital with over 600 employees and I am the only person in the Payroll department. Being able to house all of our HR and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, UKG Ready (formerly Kronos Workforce Ready) is:

    More expensive
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    #17
  33. Oracle PeopleSoft

    (616)3.7 out of 5
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    Take advantage of significant cost savings and operational improvements when you run PeopleSoft in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle offers the only no-compromise enterprise cloud platform for moving PeopleSoft, its associated database systems, and ecosystem of apps to the cloud. Only PeopleSoft deployments running in Oracle Cloud have access to PeopleSoft Cloud Manager which automates routines for cloud migration and lifecycle management.

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  34. Take advantage of significant cost savings and operational improvements when you run PeopleSoft in the Oracle Cloud. Oracle offers the only no-compromise enterprise cloud platform for moving PeopleSoft, its associated database systems, and ecosystem of apps to the cloud. Only PeopleSoft deployments running in Oracle Cloud have access to PeopleSoft Cloud Manager which automates routines for cloud migration and lifecycle management.

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    Vanessa A.
    VA
    Oracle PeopleSoft endows the users with integrated ERP software package. It gets you accomplish the functions related to daily tasks and comes up with audit management. It facilitates compliance...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, Oracle PeopleSoft is:

    More expensive
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    #18
  35. Ceridian Dayforce

    (555)4.2 out of 5
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    Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

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  36. Ceridian Dayforce is a cloud-based single application for HCM.

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    AB
    Ceridian is a leading provider in human capital management technology and a trusted business partner. They offer innovative payroll and HCM solutions that meet our current and future business...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, Ceridian Dayforce is:

    More expensive
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    #19
  37. APS Payroll Solution

    (517)4.6 out of 5
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    APS provides you with the tools to power through payroll, reduce costs, and simplify your workforce processes.

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  38. APS provides you with the tools to power through payroll, reduce costs, and simplify your workforce processes.

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    Nicholas W.
    NW
    The Quality of Customer Services is amazing. They have a team assigned to your account that responds promptly and with quality solutions. They also have services they provide and process paperwork...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Square Payroll, APS Payroll Solution is:

    Better at support
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    #20
  39. Zenefits

    (319)4.1 out of 5
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    Zenefits gives you a single place to manage your payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance -- all online, all in one beautiful dashboard. No more paperwork. No more headaches.

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  40. Zenefits gives you a single place to manage your payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance -- all online, all in one beautiful dashboard. No more paperwork. No more headaches.

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    AI
    Easy to access. Great reports are generated.