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Sage BusinessVision Payroll makes generating payroll a simple process. Whether you have salaried employees, hourly employees or both, Sage BusinessVision Payroll provides the tools needed to make managing your payroll in-house quick and easy.
Take control of your payroll
Sage BusinessVision Payroll allows you to take control of your payroll process and eliminates the hassle of transferring data to third-party payroll services. Sage BusinessVision Payroll also allows you to customize the payroll process to meet your specific needs, by allowing you to define user-defined benefits and deductions, create departments, define different pay schedules, and more.
Sage BusinessVision Payroll provides you with value, as you can manage payroll for an unlimited number of employees for the same price instead of dealing with per employee fees from outside payroll services.
Payroll cheques or direct deposit, your choice
Sage BusinessVision Payroll allows you to pay employees using payroll cheques or through direct deposit. After configuring your direct deposit settings, you can select the specific employees who you want to pay using payroll cheques or those you want to pay using direct deposit. Sage BusinessVision Payroll will print payroll cheques for applicable employees, and generate pay slips for those employees who are paid via direct deposit.
Easily track and remit payroll liabilities
Sage BusinessVision Payroll makes tracking and paying withheld source deductions and non-statutory liabilities easy. Associate each source deduction and non-statutory payroll deduction with a dedicated liability account. Sage BusinessVision will withhold and post the appropriate withholdings to these accounts each time you run payroll. When it comes time remit these withholdings, simply make payments to the vendor associated with the withholding authority or agency.
Keep your tax tables up to date with online updates
Sage makes it easy to keep your tax tables and forms up-to-date with Sage Payroll Update Plans. With the purchase of a Sage Payroll Update Plan you can keep your payroll tax withholding and forms in compliance with tax legislation changes. Sage Payroll Update Plans, the smart and easy way to keep your payroll processing in compliance.
Time saving payroll features
Sage BusinessVision includes time saving features that make processing payroll easy. When processing payroll, Sage BusinessVision Payroll can generate and post the necessary journal entries for you. In addition to generating pay checks for employees, Sage BusinessVision Payroll includes a batch payroll routine that allows you to pay all of your salaried employees in a single process. Employee lost a pay cheque or encountered a problem printing a cheque? No problem, Sage BusinessVision Payroll includes the tools needed to reverse/void a previous payroll cheque so you can print a new one.
Print payroll reports and forms
Sage BusinessVision Payroll makes it easy to generate your payroll related forms and reports. Easily print your annual T4 forms to report employee earnings and source deductions to Canada Revenue Agency or Records of Employment for terminated employees needing to report to Service Canada. What’s more, Sage BusinessVision provides the tools you need to file your T4 forms electronically.
Sage BusinessVision also includes a number of standard payroll reports, such as address labels for employees, as well as the Cheque Register, Earnings and Deductions, Employees Advances Receivable and Vacation Owed, Employee List, and Pay Journal and Receiver General reports.
Track employee details
Sage BusinessVision makes it easy to track details about your employees, including address details, personal payroll data, employment data, credit and exemption amounts, deduction amounts and rates, employee specific non-statutory deduction settings, employee specific benefit amounts, and more.
Advanced security features
Sage BusinessVision includes a powerful security system that allows you to restrict users to specific areas within the program. You can restrict or permit individual users from managing employees, changing payroll settings, running payroll, voiding payroll cheques, as well as viewing earnings, deductions, benefits, and timecards.
Note: Sage BusinessVision Payroll provides payroll processing for Canadian-based companies only. Sage BusinessVision provides payroll processing for companies based in the United States through Sage Pro Payroll. Please note that the Sage Pro Payroll integration with Sage BusinessVision is no longer available to new customers, and all support for Sage Pro Payroll for Sage BusinessVision will end December 31, 2011.