A Look At ADP's Payroll

Listed in our research on: Best Payroll Vendors - March 2021

Phil Strazzulla, HR Tech Expert
March 17, 2021

ADP is a widely-trusted payroll solution that also offers many other HR tools if you need them. Their expertise is a good fit at SMBs but also enterprises.

What's Inside

ADP Review

ADP is perhaps the best known company in the payroll space. Given their scale, they can offer just about everything your business needs when it comes to payroll and benefits.

ADP Customers

The Boston Globe, Whole Foods, The Bancorp, BP, Douglas Ellman Real Estate, Margaritaville, LongHorn Steakhouse

ADP Stats

  • 860,000+ clients around the world

ADP Resources

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Key ADP Features

  • Automation: Once you get it right, payroll with ADP can be set-it-and-forget-it, avoiding you costly errors
  • Self-service: ADP's payroll solutions also comes in the form of a mobile app that employees can use
  • Tax processing: ADP also calculates and pays taxes on your behalf.

ADP Implementation

ADP offers in-depth implementation guides on their resources page. Since you're looking for a payroll solution, you might want to look at this document if you're considering them.

ADP Customer Success

ADP has a customer success department. For payroll matters, they also offer accounting and tax expert support if you need it.

ADP Key Integrations

What to be aware of

ADP Pricing

Sometimes ADP has special offers, like getting 3 months free when you sign up for their small business payroll processing plan. However, they don't share the prices for their payroll packages, so you'd have to request a quote to move forward.

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