No one really enjoys the work of payroll management. And, while it's an essential part business operations, there are certain indicators that can be signs that it's time to outsource the payroll operations.
If your business is like most, you may have already considered outsourcing certain functions. Often it's the more time consuming, but non-operational tasks like building maintenance and cleaning. Most businesses will outsource their tax filing, as well as soon as possible.
When most businesses are in their beginning stages, payroll management is typically a fairly simple task. Often, depending on the size of the start-up, it can be the owner managing payroll. The bookkeeping is usually straightforward, and payroll consisted of the owner and maybe just a few employees.
If your company has been growing over the last few years it's likely that you're management team is feeling more pressure with the growth. In particular, you may be realizing that you could use more help with your payroll management.
When the subject of outsourcing payroll comes up, one of the first questions that is asked is usually, "What's it going to cost us?"