Payroll software for accountants who love their clients

Partner with us to take on a bigger role with your clients and simplify your practice. We give you the flexibility to run payroll however you want to, integrate with your favorite apps, and even help with HR and benefits.

Designed to keep bookkeepers and accountants organized

Manage all your clients from a single intuitive dashboard. We also let you set up custom approval flows and permissions for each client, and automatically sync your pay runs with Xero, QuickBooks (Online and Desktop), and other top back office software.

  • Assign tasks
  • Track payroll deadlines
  • Control access for your clients and your firm
  • Quickly toggle between client accounts
  • Pull reports and access client data
  • Manage software app integrations

Full-service payroll that works for every client

The only payroll you’ll need

Pay W-2 employees and 1099 contractors by direct deposit, check, or debit card. Automate state and federal tax filings for companies of any size — including farms, churches, restaurants, nonprofits, and multi-state businesses.

Control and flexibility

Process payroll yourself, or hand it off to clients. You can set six levels of permissions to improve visibility and manage approvals. And you can even use line-item-level account mapping to create a custom sync with your accounting software.

Fast, accurate pay runs

Our simple interface and speedy processing turn data entry from a chore into an afterthought. This also reduces bookkeeping mistakes when clients to do things themselves. We also guarantee the accuracy of your filings (we’ll talk to the IRS if there is ever a mistake).

Add even more value with HR and Benefits

Offering a payroll service helps your clients cross off one big to-do. It also gives you greater insight into their business, keeps them (and you) organized for tax time, and it can be another source of revenue for your practice. With OnPay, you can even help them simplify HR and Benefits:

  • Integrated Health Benefits (licensed in all 50 states)
  • Pay-as-you-go Workers’ Comp
  • Low-cost retirement plans
  • Employee self-onboarding (including paperless I-9 and W-4 forms)
  • A free library of HR forms and info

Base monthly price: $36 + $4 per person

Our all-inclusive monthly pricing will help you and your clients save. It covers everything we do:

Employees who enjoy using a small business payroll service
  • Unlimited pay runs, on any schedule
  • No fees for direct deposit or debit card payments
  • No fees for quarterly or annual tax filings
  • Dedicated support from certified payroll experts (via phone, email, or chat)
  • Free migration of existing employee and wage data
  • Bill your clients directly for payroll services, or have us do it and pass along your savings

Partner pricing and perks

Get a free account for your firm, expert help with setup, and the choice between billing clients directly or asking us to pass on your savings:

Number of clients using OnPay
Discount (or revenue share)
Free payroll and HR for your firm
Custom Xero or QuickBooks setup*
Help migrating your clients*
Partner dashboard
0 to 2
3 to 19
20 to 49
Number of clients using OnPay 0 to 2 3 to 19 20 to 49 50+
Discount (or revenue share) - 10% 15% 20%
Free payroll and HR for your firm - Yes Yes Yes
Custom Xero or QuickBooks setup* Yes Yes Yes Yes
Help migrating your clients* Yes Yes Yes Yes
Partner dashboard Yes Yes Yes Yes

* We typically migrate individual clients in three to five business days. Timing may vary if your firm migrates several clients at once.

Loved by accountants. Respected by experts.

A top online payroll services for small business, according to PC Mag


“It's an excellent choice for many small businesses, and even those with advanced needs”.

Kathy Yakal, April 2019

5-Star Rated on Capterra
5-Star Rated on G2 Crowd
5-Star Rated on Software Advice

See what OnPay can do

We make payroll simple for any client. We’ll even enter your clients’ employee data and prior wages for free.