As trusted advisers, CPAs are often the professionals small business clients turn to for payroll advice and services. CPAs, however, must have access to resources and expertise that would enable them to offer their clients the payroll services they need. At the same time, CPAs must keep current with the latest laws and regulations and payroll technology. How can CPA firms benefit from partnering with payroll providers and be assured their clients’ needs are being met?
In this Special Focus Report, experts in payroll services discuss their ideas about what CPA firms should expect from payroll partners, integration questions CPA firms should ask their payroll providers, the best ways to propose payroll services to clients, the effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other laws and regulations on payroll, and future technologies.
Contributing to the report are Andrew Childs, vice president of marketing at Paychex Inc.; Karen Peacock, vice president and general manager, Employee Management Solutions, at Intuit; Andy Roe, general manager of SurePayroll Inc.; Chris Rush, division vice president, Small Business Strategy, for ADP; Laura Clenney, vice president of marketing and product development at BenefitMall; and Jeff Gramlich, president of AccountantsWorld.