Which PenSoft Edition is Best For My Business?

Deciding on the features that you want, or don’t want, in your payroll software is one of the first steps to choosing the best payroll software program for your business.

PenSoft Payroll has 6 editions to choose from. Simply see below for a list of the editions and what each one has to offer your business.

All of our editions offer free and unlimited Program Support, updates throughout the year, and calendar year software.

We also offer a 30 day free trial of the software program of your choice.

Here is a quick summary of each edition that will help you in the decision making process.

Lite Edition: This is our basic edition for small businesses (1- 25 employees) with simple payroll needs. The features included are:

  • Tax tables for all 50 states
  • Handles federal & state
  • Prints many state forms
  • Prints preprinted payroll checks
  • Complete preprinted W-2s
  • Calendar year subscription

Standard Edition: This edition is for businesses with up to 100 employees. It offers all of the same features as the Lite Edition, plus these added benefits:

  • Imports Employee Information
  • Imports Timecard Information
  • Exports Payroll Data
  • Prints Report Stack

Professional Edition: The Professional Edition is for businesses with up to 250 employees. It offers all of the same features as the Standard Edition, as well as adding these other advantages:

  • Generates Direct Deposit File
  • Generates & Completes W-2s
  • Electronic W-2s
  • Departmental Payroll
  • Timesheet Payroll
  • Job Costing

Enterprise Edition: For businesses with up to 500 employees, this edition includes the same features as the Professional Edition; as well as supporting 1099 requirements. The added features included in this edition are:

  • Prints MICR Checks
  • Form 1099 MISC/DIV/INT/R
  • Electronic 1099s

Platinum Edition: Designed for any size business with complex payroll needs, this edition offers the same great benefits of the Enterprise Edition and adds in:

  • Multiple Shift Differentials
  • Certified Payroll

Premier Edition: This is our most comprehensive payroll software program; designed for payroll processors with multiple clients. It was developed for financial professionals and includes every feature of the first 5 editions, plus the following additions:

  • Archived Company List
  • Company Labels
  • Common Global Settings
  • Invoicing

We hope that this payroll software edition review has helped you in making a decision about which PenSoft Payroll Edition best fits the needs of your business, but if you still have questions, please feel free to contact our Program Support by sending an email to support@pensoft.com.

Or give us a call at 1-757-873-1199, Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., or Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

We  also accept mail request forms for the 30-day trial software, or you can fill out an order form and fax in to us at 1-757-873-1733.