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Automate Your Payroll with a 5-Star All-In-One Vendor

Processing paychecks, W-2s, and payroll taxes while keeping IRS compliant can be overwhelming. Outsourcing to individual vendors often multiplies this confusion. Instead, automate your company’s payroll and other business administrative tasks like HR and employee benefits under one roof with Connect & Simplify.

With Connect & Simplify, there are NO call centers and NO multiple vendors. Only a payroll automation system with award-winning software from UKG and 5-star rated subject matter experts ready to help your business handle employee payroll.

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Benefits of Automating Your Company’s Payroll

Insource our payroll automation software and team of subject matter experts to process your company’s payroll. While this involves things like automating salary calculations and paying employees through direct deposits, there are benefits even more apparent for your business.

  • Improved efficiency: Improve efficiency by reducing manual processing time and effort through streamlined data entry, calculations, and report generation. 
  • Improved data accuracy with fewer errors: Enhance accuracy by minimizing human error in data entry and calculations, ensuring precise salary calculations, tax withholdings, and deductions.
  • Streamlined payroll tax processing: Simplify compliance with tax regulations by accurately calculating and withholding taxes, streamlining tax filing, minimizing errors and penalties, and ensuring timely tax payments and form submissions.
  • More data insights: Generate comprehensive reports with insights into payroll data to analyze trends, identify patterns, and make data-driven decisions for optimizing payroll processes and financial management.
  • Improved employee service: Streamline employee onboarding through a centralized platform for employees to input and access payroll information, benefits details, and performance tracking.
  • More free time: The most important benefit. You and your team will have more free time to invest back into your business to work on growth strategies.

See our payroll automation guide for the full benefits to your business.

 

Why Automate Your Company’s Payroll With Connect & Simplify?

Insourcing company payroll to The Benefit Companies through Connect & Simplify can streamline your payroll process and save your business time and money. Each of our clients has access to an experienced team of experts who dedicate time to know and support your business. With your payroll and administrative needs in one place, you can reduce the risk of errors and improve efficiency.

The Connect & Simplify Advantage

How do other solutions match up?
100+ standard reports with custom reporting Award winning industry leading technology partner Custom built payroll solution Dedicated service representatives assigned to each client Experienced, tenured service, design and implementation teams Includes basic HR functions Single sign-on, fully integrated in-house HCM platform Compliant with Federal, State and Local regulations Transparent billing across all services

See our full guide to switching payroll providers.

 

Top-Rated Wisconsin-Based Payroll Service

As a business owner, outsourcing to a professional payroll processing service is an effective solution. Having a dedicated payroll vendor saves you time handling employee paychecks and reduces the chance of costly errors. With a reliable payroll service managing your critical business administrative tasks, you can focus on expanding your operations, acquiring new customers, and enhancing your products and services.

Serving Clients From All Industries

 

Efficient Small Business Payroll Software

Connect & Simplify’s small business payroll software makes payroll management easy. Our software helps prevent payroll errors, pay your employees on time, and manage other complex functions including payroll tax filings and reporting. And you’ll have access to features like transparent billing, in-office and on-the-go access via an intuitive mobile interface, and seamless integrations with HR, employee benefits, and human capital management that can aid in growing your business.

Scalable Payroll Software Solution for Midsized Businesses

Connect & Simplify is a full-service vendor with payroll software for mid-sized businesses with 100-500 employees. As your business grows, so does the complexity of your payroll needs. Connect & Simplify's advanced software is designed with built-in scalability to handle the intricacies of mid-sized businesses, including handling payroll complexities, managing employee benefits packages, and offering integration with HR and HCM functions. With Connect & Simplify, you'll have access to the business administration services you need combined with dedicated support from 5-star rated subject matter experts.

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Transcript:

How Your Wisconsin Business Can Benefit From a Payroll Paycheck Service

This podcast was recorded at Connect & Simplify HQ in Brookfield, Wisconsin. We help hundreds of businesses (state-wide) with their payroll paycheck service needs. For many businesses in the 50-250 employee range, Connect & Simplify is a profitable or more effective alternative to full-time employees dedicating all or some of their time to managing the chaotic and complex problems of payroll services. Contact us for a FREE consultation.

Wisconsin Benefits Company Explains An Effective Payroll Service

Depending on your needs, payroll can be a fully or partially outsourced service. Payroll service providers offer assistance with automatically processing payroll calculations, filing deadlines, and dealing with deposits and withdrawals. We’ve seen many Wisconsin businesses struggle with payroll errors, maintaining compliance and even keeping their employees happy. When you outsource your payroll service, you don’t have to worry about tax compliance or paying your employees on time. Your payroll service provider like a Connect & Simplify will handle all of that for you.

Listen to Roger Fuerstenau and Kathy Tunney, Vice President of The Benefit Companies, Inc., discuss payroll. Are your employee paychecks done in-house? Is your payroll done by your accountant? Or are you unhappy with your current payroll provider? What about payroll taxes? Tune in to hear when it’s time to turn your payroll over to our payroll experts. The subject matter experts at Connect & Simplify are ready to help your business grow.

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Outline:

  • How companies begin handling payroll support.
  • Learning when it’s the right time to outsource payroll for your business.
  • Dealing with state-specific and local taxes in employee paycheck calculations.
  • Why Wisconsin companies decide to outsource their payroll to a service.
  • How taxes and compliance can get complicated even for small businesses.
  • Why having your accountant do your payroll and paychecks isn’t the best solution.
  • The frustrations of working with a major national payroll provider.
  • Why working with a local payroll processor in Wisconsin is the best solution.

 

Connect & Simplify vs The Competition

Need more proof to turn your payroll over to our experts? Read helpful comparison guides on the competition below and see Why Connect & Simplify is the clear choice.

 
Connect & Simplify provides payroll automation services to companies nationwide and across Wisconsin, including out of Brookfield, Milwaukee, Plymouth, Sheboygan, Waukesha, Manitowoc, Madison, Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Kenosha, and beyond.

Wisconsin Client Testimonials

Sep 7, 2022

I almost cannot put into words how great the staff is...in the past year, we've relied upon their expertise to help us increase payroll and reporting efficiencies and they've delivered! Each and every staff member we've contacted has a pleasant demea...

I almost cannot put into words how great the staff is...in the past year, we've relied upon their expertise to help us increase payroll and reporting efficiencies and they've delivered! Each and every staff member we've contacted has a pleasant demeanor, is an active listener, and has responded to all requests in a timely manner. I truly enjoy that the staff also offers potential solutions for questions that we didn't even know we had. -Karen G

Jul 14, 2022

The Benefit Companies, Inc. has been the administrator of our retirement plan for quite a long time, and we have had nothing but positive experiences. They’re proactive in keeping us in compliance, as well as informing us and our employees of changes...

The Benefit Companies, Inc. has been the administrator of our retirement plan for quite a long time, and we have had nothing but positive experiences. They’re proactive in keeping us in compliance, as well as informing us and our employees of changes to the investment portfolio. The entire service team is very responsive and helpful. -Corey N

Jun 10, 2022

I have been working with Connect & Simplify for four years now and they are absolutely the best! When I have questions, issues, or anything that needs taking care of - they are there for me. Especially in the insurance area. They have my back and roc...

I have been working with Connect & Simplify for four years now and they are absolutely the best! When I have questions, issues, or anything that needs taking care of - they are there for me. Especially in the insurance area. They have my back and rock the show!! I also highly recommend those in payroll as well. Very easy to work with and all are very patient with me -Ronnie W

Dec 16, 2022

The staff at The Benefit Companies-Connect & Simplify have always been wonderful to work with. Their response time to inquiries is very quick. All communications have been very professional and are an absolute pleasure to work with. -Jackie S

The staff at The Benefit Companies-Connect & Simplify have always been wonderful to work with. Their response time to inquiries is very quick. All communications have been very professional and are an absolute pleasure to work with. -Jackie S

Nov 15, 2022

I can not say enough good things about my benefits manager who I have worked with for many years. She makes it a pleasure dealing with the dry topic of insurance. She is very pleasant and helpful in getting me the best options for renewals and is alw...

I can not say enough good things about my benefits manager who I have worked with for many years. She makes it a pleasure dealing with the dry topic of insurance. She is very pleasant and helpful in getting me the best options for renewals and is always there to answer questions when they arise during the year. I would be lost without her guiding me through the insurance maze! - Wava U

Sep 21, 2022

Our company used The Benefits Company as our health insurance agent for 20 years. Everyone we encountered was always polite and helpful. We only changed our agent because of pricing. I highly recommend The Benefit Company for your company. Our latest...

Our company used The Benefits Company as our health insurance agent for 20 years. Everyone we encountered was always polite and helpful. We only changed our agent because of pricing. I highly recommend The Benefit Company for your company. Our latest contact person was great! Thank you. -Pam H

Frequently Asked Questions

The average cost of payroll services is about $5 per employee per payroll. This includes:

  • Basic payroll (includes direct deposit)
  • Single-state tax filing and payment
  • Payroll frequency twice per month

Fee Chart

  • 10 EEs - $50
  • 20 EEs - $100
  • 50 EEs - $250
  • 100 EEs and above - volume discounts may be available

Payroll costs are calculated based on:

  • Per employees paid per payroll
  • Number of taxable states
  • Garnishment(s)
  • Delivery
  • Year-end W2s
  • Sometimes a base payroll processing fee