Sage Payroll Services

Stop worrying about payroll and still get it right

  • Outsource your payroll to the Sage experts1 to help
  • Avoid risk and penalties
  • Focus on your passion—your business
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Sage Payroll Full Service offers simple, affordable, best‑in‑class online payroll processing services for small to medium sized businesses.

Personal expert service

We manage payroll smoothly your way and within your budget. Sage Payroll Full Service makes it easy and affordable to pay employees — all online. There’s no software install, simply sign up, provide your payroll data, and start paying employees. Sage will handle all details through their certified payroll service experts, and will even process and file your taxes on your behalf.

Guaranteed peace of mind

To put you at ease, Sage Payroll Full Service guarantees your payroll, tax filing and tax payment to be accurate and compliant.2 Plus, we back our word by our six-month money-back guarantee.3

If you want more

You can connect your accounting solution to Sage Payroll Services and make back office administrative tasks even more streamlined.

Learn how to "Get it Right" with our guide mastering outsourced full service payroll.

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  • Penalty-free
  • Payroll HR enhancements
  • Customer testimonials
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    in-house payroll

Sage Payroll Full Services is an ideal, affordable and reliable solution for small to medium sized businesses that don’t want to or don’t have the resources to manage payroll in-house.

  • Outsourced payroll - we deposit, file, and pay all payroll taxes on your behalf
  • Online paystub and W-2 access from any browser or mobile device
  • Dedicated payroll service support and custom reports from Sage certified experts via email, call or chat
  • Easily manage benefit plans and flexible spending accounts
  • Administer retirement plans, including integrated 401(k) and Simple IRAs
  • Vacation and sick time tracking, keep accurate records of paid time off without the manual hassle
  • Employee self-service tools to access their paystubs and W-2s, update their information, or enroll in benefits on their own, saving your payroll staff time and freeing them from distractions
  • Seamless transition, we will set up the entire payroll process for you, learn about your company’s payroll needs, and be on call to answer any questions
  • With Sage implementation, you'll be running payroll in a few weeks

Can you keep up with the 4 million words of US tax code changesa? What about the 14,600 IRS publicationsb and the close to 74,000 pages of US tax codec? Did you know that 40% of small and medium sized businesses incur fines, averaging $845d? If not, Sage has you covered.

With Sage Payroll Full Service, you get certified payroll experts committed to simplifying payroll management systems for your business—all backed with a no tax penalty promise and a six-month money-back guarantee.

  • The error-free tax filing service guarantees you that we will pay for any fine or penalty directly resulting from a tax filing error caused by Sage
  • If you are not satisfied for any reason, Sage Payroll provides a six-month money-back guarantee


Optimize your human resources department and transform payroll and HR from tactical to strategic with actionable information and tools for small and medium businesses that save your staff time and optimize their efforts. These additional tools and services help you to get from good to great:

  • Sage Payroll HCM helps you drive the capital in human capital management with recruiting and candidate management, employee onboarding, talent and performance management, as well as integrated dynamic reporting functions.
  • Sage Time and Attendance offers timesheet management with approval workflow, time off requests and tracking, custom analytics and more, all with employee and management self-service functions.
  • Sage ACA Comply reporting software solution is designed to use your payroll data through integration with Sage Payroll Services. With built-in tools to manage health plan coverage information and keep you in compliance with ACA reporting requirements, you’ll have everything you need to succeed.

Since the founding of the Sage Group in 1981, small and medium size businesses worldwide have relied on our business software solutions. Today we're a leading provider of business solutions on a global scale, enabling over 6 million customers in 24 countries to work efficiently and successfully. But don’t just take our word for it:

  • "I don't have any intention of changing to another company. I have been very satisfied with how the payroll is taken care of by Sage Payroll Services. Lower prices are great, but not always the answer. Thanking you again,"
    Mary T., New Jersey
  • "Your company has been an absolute pleasure to work with. Someone is always available to help go over a facet of payroll we only perform occasionally. . ."
    Elaine H., Indiana
  • "Everyone I speak with at Sage Payroll Services is very helpful. They offer alternatives to make sure I do what is easiest for me. They are excellent with any questions I ask and I never feel I am rushed or that my questions aren't important."
    Kathy D., Massachusetts

If you own your own small business and want to manage payroll in-house, you want payroll software that is quick, easy, and hassle free to operate. Now you can with Sage Payroll Essentials. Ideal for businesses with up to 25 employees and simple payroll processing needs, Sage Payroll Essentials is an easy to use payroll software that provides unlimited processing, tax filing, and direct deposit.

  • Ideal for one to 25 employees with simple payroll processing needs
  • Easy online payroll processing
  • Online paystub and W-2 access
  • Phone, email, and chat support
  • Simple-to-use online input
  • Meets HR and compliance requirements
  • Standard payroll reporting (70 reports)

Let's talk: 866-302-5097

1 Sage does not render legal, tax, accounting or investment advice in providing its services. Customers should seek such advice from an appropriate legal, tax, accounting or finance professional.
2 The error-free tax filing service guarantee includes payment of any fine or penalty directly resulting from an error caused by Sage as long as the data provided is on time, complete, and accurate and your accounts are properly funded.
3 If you are not satisfied, Sage Payroll provides a six-month money-back guarantee. The money-back guarantee is only available within the first six months of payroll processing with Sage Payroll Services through contacting our customer service department at 1-877-784-9706. The refund is only available on payroll processing fees, excluding courier, UPS fees, NSF charges, stop payment charges, and W-2 fees.

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