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CheckMark Payroll

Simple and comprehensive payroll software for small businesses
our rating 4 out of 5 Stars

CheckMark PayrollProduct Overview

  1. About CheckMark Payroll
  2. Pros of CheckMark Payroll
  3. Cons of CheckMark Payroll
  4. Breakdown of core features

CheckMark Payroll product overview

CheckMark Payroll software for Macintosh and Windows is a comprehensive solution for small business owners, accountants, and payroll professionals. The program delivers high-end features, including direct deposit and MICR encoding blank check stock printing. Moreover, SMBs can process as many payrolls as necessary.

CheckMark Payroll provides up-to-date Federal and State tax withholding tables and printable IRS forms. It facilitates in-house payroll processing to save money. The system also keeps employee and payroll records safe and secure. In addition, users can calculate payroll, print payroll checks, and pay employer taxes in a few minutes with this payroll software.

Businesses can use CheckMark Payroll as a stand-alone program or import their payroll information to various accounting systems, such as MultiLedger. CheckMark offers payroll and accounting services as well.

Pros of CheckMark Payroll

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  • CheckMark Payroll allows the inputting of unlimited employees and companies.
  • The software releases patches throughout the year with the latest tax tables from the IRS and all 50 states, ensuring accuracy and peace of mind.

Cons of CheckMark Payroll

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  • CheckMark Payroll is offered only as an on-premise solution. However, users can opt for a CheckMark Cloud Backup at an additional charge.

Breakdown of core features

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Tax management

The software handles tax-exempt deductions like 401(k) and comes with federal and state withholding tables. It enables users to define different tax expense accounts, too. Users can print completed Forms 941, 940, 944, 943, W-2, and W-3 on blank paper and preprinted forms.

Payroll processing

Companies can run unlimited employees and unlimited companies at no additional cost with CheckMark Payroll. The user-friendly interface allows the entry of employee hours in a spreadsheet-style window. Furthermore, the software creates ACH-formatted files for Direct Deposit via a bank or web-based deposit service for all employer and employee payments.

Paperless payroll

With CheckMark Payroll, organizations can email PDF pay stubs for paperless paychecks. It streamlines running after-the-fact payroll or issuing one-time checks.

(Last updated on 02/02/2022 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)

Quick Facts

  • Industry Specialties
    All Industries
  • Pricing
  • Works Best For
    Mid Sized Businesses, Small Sized Businesses





  • Multiple incomes and deductions
  • Tax exempt deductions
  • Up-to-date taxes
  • Tax expense management
  • Cloud backup
  • Unlimited payrolls
  • Import capabilities
  • Check printing
  • Direct deposit
  • PDF pay stubs
  • After-the-fact payroll
  • Sick/Vacation time accrual
  • Tax filing
  • W2 e-filing


  • Virtual TimeClock
  • QuickBooks
  • MultiLedger

Pricing Model

  • Payroll
  • Payroll Pro


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