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Score 10 out of 100
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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

OpenGov

For a smaller organization like ours it provides us with the ability to give a large organization feel. We can produce data analysis and reporting at the click of the button.
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

Patriot PAY is well-suited to a company that has a 10-day window between the end of the pay period and the payday. The company size makes very little difference and it is easy to use for any company. It is also very progressive in development and improvement. If a company has a small window for turn-around, but fairly consistent payroll amounts (such as a lot of salary workers), Patriot PAY might also be a good fit for them.

Companies with tight turn-around times or payrolls that vary significantly in direct deposit amounts might have difficulty using Patriot PAY.
Jake Douglas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Reporting & Analytics

OpenGov
8.3
Patriot Software
Dashboards
OpenGov
8.0
Patriot Software
Standard reports
OpenGov
8.0
Patriot Software
Custom reports
OpenGov
9.0
Patriot Software

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

OpenGov
8.0
Patriot Software
Cash management
OpenGov
8.0
Patriot Software
Expense management
OpenGov
8.0
Patriot Software

Payroll Management

OpenGov
Patriot Software
8.9
Pay calculation
OpenGov
Patriot Software
9.7
Support for external payroll vendors
OpenGov
Patriot Software
10.0
Benefit plan administration
OpenGov
Patriot Software
8.0
Direct deposit files
OpenGov
Patriot Software
8.8
Salary revision and increment management
OpenGov
Patriot Software
9.1
Reimbursement management
OpenGov
Patriot Software
8.0

Pros

OpenGov

  • Their customer service is excellent
  • Updates are timely and useful
  • They keep up with government standards and needs
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

  • It is simple, intuitive and straightforward in its design. Someone with little experience with roles in human resources roles, bookkeeping or payroll can quickly learn how to set-up the software and run payroll regularly by reading through the support portion of the site, or by contacting the helpful staff at Patriot. Patriot staff have walked me through issues or guided me on the phone as I learned how to use a function of the software.
  • Patriot provides comprehensive quarterly tax filing records, including 941s, state unemployment compensation tax payments, state employer's tax and local employer's tax filings. You can also generate payroll or tax deposit reports over a specific time period or per employee.
  • The support and FAQ pages available on Patriot are very practical and written in an easy to understand manner. Using the information provided there, I was able to properly set up new employees according to local and state filing requirements.
Shannon Bronico | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OpenGov

  • Sometimes I feel they move too quickly on product development
  • Could provide more hands on training
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

  • Setting up a bank account to pay employees thru ACH is cumbersome.
  • Doesn't have the option to print multiple pay stubs for a specific employee at once. Have to re-print each pay stub individually.
Andy Leiterman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

OpenGov

No answers on this topic

Patriot Software

QuickBooks Online Payroll is literally the devil. They make things unclear, very difficult to tell what has been filed and what has been missed, hard to adjust owner salary whenever you want. I hate it! Gusto is more robust than Patriot and so for bigger companies with more going on, I am referring people to Gusto, but it's also a lot more expensive. Intuit Payroll is just archaic.
Stephanie Majeran | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OpenGov

  • It allows us to provide acccurate and timely data to pur decision makers.
Brian Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Patriot Software

  • It boosts my time available for client-facing activities by not having to spend as much time processing payroll.
  • It helps me deliver accurate reports to my CPA at tax time regarding employee wages and employer taxes.
  • Through the online portal, I can easily track year-to-date taxes my company has paid.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

OpenGov

General

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

Patriot Software

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
$0*

* We offer free payroll setup.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

OpenGov
10.0
Patriot Software
8.3

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