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Likelihood to Recommend

Payroll Relief

Payroll Relief can be customized to work for just about any business. Electronic tax payment and e-filing services are not available in all states so the system may be less appropriate in jurisdictions where there is a lack of automation on the back-end. This lack of automation can be overcome by a payroll processing provider that has good internal processes and an understanding of how to handle their clients' filings/payments directly with these unsupported states
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Evolution Payroll

We have a small company with very simple needs. This software meets those needs, but it looks like it is capable of doing so much more than what we use it for. I typically use only a few screens and a few reports. It is very well suited for our needs, but I don't know the full functionality of the system due to our limited needs.
Erik Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

Payroll Relief
8.7
Evolution Payroll
9.7
Pay calculation
Payroll Relief
7.3
Evolution Payroll
10.0
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment
Payroll Relief
9.1
Evolution Payroll
10.0
Direct deposit files
Payroll Relief
9.1
Evolution Payroll
10.0
Salary revision and increment management
Payroll Relief
9.1
Evolution Payroll
9.0
Reimbursement management
Payroll Relief
9.1
Evolution Payroll
10.0
Support for external payroll vendors
Payroll Relief
Evolution Payroll
10.0
Benefit plan administration
Payroll Relief
Evolution Payroll
9.0

Pros

Payroll Relief

  • Payroll entry and approval is simple
  • The system supports unlimited pay types so it is easy to customize the system for our clients
  • The system automates the filing of most tax forms and W-2s
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Evolution Payroll

  • Payroll management
  • Provides accurate employees' reports
  • Helps us in tracking payroll taxes
Patrick Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Payroll Relief

  • The site navigation can be confusing.
  • The system lacks HR functionality. There is no automated employee onboarding option. PTO can be tracked but there is no way for employees to request time off from their employee portal.
  • Payroll processors do not get a dashboard showing a list of payrolls that are scheduled to be processed each day like some other systems do.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Evolution Payroll

  • One problem it has is if you try to cut multiple checks for a person (sometimes) it creates an error which requires assistance from the processor to get it straightened out.
  • You need to pay close attention when reviewing prior to submitting. Sometimes if you think you saved something it might not have saved it and if you don't catch it before you submit, it requires assistance to get corrected up to and including voiding a check and re-issuing.
  • In my opinion, it's somewhat expensive. I have been looking at other providers who would use a different system, and they seem to be significantly cheaper. That may not be a direct correlation to the software but to the provider.
  • I don't know if it is capable of allowing a user to create new reports, but if it doesn't, that would be something to consider as a missing functionality.
  • I haven't found an area that allows for tracking pay increases. We simply overwrite a persons rate of pay when we give a raise, so there is no tracking of the date a raise was given or a comparison showing what they made prior to or when the last raise was given. (That I am aware of).
Erik Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Payroll Relief

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Evolution Payroll

Evolution Payroll 4.0
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Evolution is provided by our current third party payroll processor. We are currently considering changing processors, because of increased prices and competition is priced significantly lower.
Erik Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Payroll Relief

Payroll relief is more customizable and easier to use than some other systems we have reviewed. The fee structure is better suited for our client base as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Evolution Payroll

The ease of integration of Evolution Payroll with other essential platforms makes it a reliable and unique software for us. This software also distinguishes itself from others because it is easy to use and affordable. It has high-quality features that work very well for us when it comes to payroll management.
Patrick Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Payroll Relief

  • We can process a large number of payrolls with a relatively small staff.
  • Payroll relief is simple to sell and support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Evolution Payroll

  • Accuracy is one amazing thing I love about Evolution Payroll.
  • It collects data from other systems to make payroll management excellent
  • It is affordable and reliable
Patrick Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Payroll Relief

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Payroll Relief Editions & Modules

Edition
First Year Cost$14951
Pay per Paycheck (after first year)$20001
Pay per Payroll$356.951
  1. per year
Additional Pricing Details

Evolution Payroll

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Evolution Payroll Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Payroll Relief
8.2
Evolution Payroll
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Payroll Relief
Evolution Payroll
4.0

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