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ADP SmartCompliance

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ADP SmartCompliance

ADP SmartCompliance is a great resource for users of the ADP suite of products. I don't have any real negatives. I think it's one of the best third party resources that my company uses, and I've seen a number of them. Also, the continuous improvement of the website and it's offerings keeps me coming back to see what else I can do on the site. I've used SmartCompliance since it's creation, and other ADP resources prior to SmartCompliance and I am thoroughly sold on it.
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Netchex

Netchex is well suited for any company that wants to make payroll easier and have a powerful HRIS system capable of customized reports, time and attendance, on-boarding, recruiting, benefits and more! Taxes are filed automatically, W2s are available online and year end is a breeze!
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Feature Rating Comparison

Payroll Management

ADP SmartCompliance
8.7
Netchex
Pay calculation
ADP SmartCompliance
8.8
Netchex
Support for external payroll vendors
ADP SmartCompliance
8.5
Netchex
Benefit plan administration
ADP SmartCompliance
8.3
Netchex
Direct deposit files
ADP SmartCompliance
9.2
Netchex
Salary revision and increment management
ADP SmartCompliance
8.7
Netchex
Reimbursement management
ADP SmartCompliance
8.8
Netchex

Pros

  • SmartCompliance captures all the payroll data in one location and makes it easy to access.
  • SmartCompliance allows us to run reports when we need them. We can upload our periodic, quarterly and annual data and quickly extract reports to review for accuracy before the filing deadlines, which allows us to correct any issues without tax penalties, etc.
  • SmartCompliance makes it so easy to generate tax amendments when needed. The system stores all the employee data and has a process that is very easy to update wages and/or taxes as needed for correction. The system quickly generates the amendment files and provides reports to review for processing with tax agencies. It used to take months to get an amendment processed with our previous partners.
  • We can update tax rate changes, such as SUI rates, ourselves, as we received them without having to use a ticketing system that require monitoring for processing. We can quickly and easily update tax agency notices, which allows for very quick response time by ADP to any issues.
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  • Processing payrolls is easy and convenient. This web based product makes it easy to access and key in payroll data anytime.
  • Customer service is top notch! The whole team goes above and beyond to make sure I have the tools I need each day and answers to questions as they arise.
  • Netchex connects our HR department to our employees beautifully. We can easily direct them to data in their Netchex profile that they may need. We can also post news, articles and documents for them to easily access from their dashboard.
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Cons

  • In the area of quarterly filings, it takes a bit of experience to understand all the reports generated and in which order we should review or use the reports. Laying them out in a organized way that we could quickly go down the list of priority would be very helpful.
  • Occasionally, I need to add a comment to a tax notice that has been submitted and it seems to be locked for commenting. It would be helpful to be able to add information after a tax notice has been submitted.
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  • We have not found any areas that are difficult to use. Netchex customizes reports for us if they are not found in the formatted reports.
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Likelihood to Renew

ADP SmartCompliance9.1
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I use ADP more often than anyone in our company, and it has saved a great deal of time, money, and effort in payroll tax.
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Usability

ADP SmartCompliance7.9
Based on 3 answers
Its easy to use just need additional changes to make some functions easier to find on the interface
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Support

ADP SmartCompliance7.3
Based on 3 answers
The account managers have too many clients to give great customer service all the time. I had to complain to get better customer service
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Implementation

ADP SmartCompliance6.4
Based on 2 answers
almost everything went smoothly, but I needed to check everything, and make some corrections later
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Alternatives Considered

ADP is a leader in the industry for a reason
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Reporting features available in Netchex far exceed those we were able to get from optimum. Customer service from Netchex is light years ahead of the competition!!
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Return on Investment

  • We are able to keep our staff at a minimal level while still providing top notch payroll services.
  • We can utilize an in-house payroll system while partnering with ADP for the tax payments/filings, wage and garnishment payments, and trust that ADP is on top of tax and other regulatory changes.
  • We can get those occasional amendments processed very quickly to avoid further penalties and interest. The process is so simple with SmartCompliance as compared to years ago when you had to send file information and wait for it to be assigned, and then wait some more for it to be created.
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  • Netchex has allowed us to save on the cost of printing, stuffing and mailing/delivering employee check stubs each week. Each employee has 24/7 access to their paycheck history at their fingertips.
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Pricing Details

ADP SmartCompliance

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required
Additional Pricing Details
Pricing varies based upon modules deployed and features enabled.

Netchex

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