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PowerpayProduct Overview

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

Powerpay product overview

Ceridian Powerpay is a fast, simple, and intuitive payroll software trusted by over 40,000 Canadian small business owners. Get what you need to pay and manage your people more easily. As a small business owner, you are the business. The time you’re spending on payroll and HR could be spent in better ways. With Powerpay, you can automate your HR and payroll processes, keep track of compliance, and pay your people from your desktop or mobile phone.

Pros of Powerpay

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  • Versatile payroll & HR solution: Powerpay is a flexible small business payroll and HR solution. Whether you are just starting out or looking to grow, Powerpay has the right plan to help you and your business succeed.
  • World-class customer service – Powerpay’s knowledgeable customer support teams are there to assist when you need them. Get fast and efficient help from a live agent.

Cons of Powerpay

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  • Reporting: Some customers have expressed interest in additional functionality around creating custom reports or having access to more reports in easy to read formats.

Breakdown of core features

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Simplify and automate your small business payroll processes, government payments, and year-end filing. Powerpay helps ensure your employees are paid accurately and on time, every time. With more efficient processes, you and your employees can get time back in your day to focus on more important areas of your business.

Tax & compliance

With automated processes and in-app notifications, Powerpay lets you stay more up-to-date with less effort. Meet your obligations to issue ROEs, calculate and remit taxes, and file T4s easily.


Powerpay stores your small business payroll and HR data in one place, so you have what you need to manage your people in a single convenient and secure online location. Streamline your HR information and processes while improving employee engagement in your business.

(Last updated on 02/02/2022 by Abby Dykes)

Quick Facts

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





  • Payroll
  • Tax compliance
  • Direct deposit
  • Wage garnishment
  • Self-service portal
  • Employee profiles
  • Onboarding
  • Document management


  • QuickBooks Online

Pricing Model

  • Launch
  • Advance
  • Boost


  • English
  • French