Payroll Processing

Sharp Payroll Service prepares your payroll weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, monthly, or any combination of frequencies depending on your specific needs. And Sharp offers limitless choices of earnings types such as salary, hourly, tips, commission, bonus, vacation, holiday, and more, as well as specialized payroll deduction codes including 401k, health and dental insurance, AFLAC, child support, wage garnishment, pay advances, and union dues. You name it and we’ll track it. You simply report your payroll information each period by phone, fax, or e-mail and we’ll handle the rest. Want to maintain full control over your payroll? Sharp even offers secure internet payroll entry through our software allowing you to submit your payroll from the office, at home, or even on vacation. All you need is a web browser. Ask a Sharp Payroll Consultant for more information.

Tax Credit Monitoring

The professionals at Sharp Payroll are ‘Tax Credit Experts’ when it comes to finding tax credits based on who and when your business hires. We have saved clients thousands of dollars in state and federal tax credits that would have not been identified by an ordinary payroll service. If your new hire application does not include a tax credit screening questionnaire, you are not getting credits available to your business.

Sharp Time

We can automatically import data from your current time clock. Don’t have a time clock? Sharp offers a wide variety of time tracking devices to meet your unique needs. Automated timekeeping will eliminate the time it takes to prepare and complete time card data, eliminate unnecessary labor costs, and reduce the cost of human error in time card preparation. Your employees can punch in/out on a computer, over a designated phone, with their fingerprint, or using a timeclock.

Sharp Scheduling

Our online scheduling tool is the answer to all your scheduling needs. Employees can receive text messages or emails with their schedule. Employers know when an employee views their schedule. Have an open shift? Sharp Scheduling can send a text message to all available workers who can respond and then you can choose who will fill the open shift! Employees can submit time off requests that can be approved or denied all online!

Pre-employment Screening

We offer comprehensive background checks, most of which can be ran in about 15 seconds. Once registered with Sharp Payroll, employers can run background checks through our website any time of day or night.
Drug screening is a great way to ensure you are not hiring the wrong person. We offer a range of drug screening packages that can be customized to fit your needs.

Pay Cards

Employees can receive a Visa Debit card that will be loaded every payday. This can eliminate costly postage involved in delivering paper checks. This option is free to employers and offers free cash back at POS (Point of Sale) terminals for employees which could eliminate check cashing fees.

Workers’ Compensation

Sharp Payroll offers affordable “Pay As You Go” workers’ compensation insurance that only requires a $200 one time deposit. We calculate and deduct your premiums based on your actual payroll. This eliminates the need to write checks and ensures there are no unexpected premiums due.

Tax Filing

We electronically file all of your tax deposits to the federal government and to any state. Taxes are automatically deducted directly from your bank account. Standard tax filing (FITW, SITW, FUTA, SUI). We can even file city and local taxes by jurisdiction where they may apply.

Quarterly and Year-End Reports

Sharp Payroll Service provides all of your quarterly reports at no extra charge, eliminating hours of paperwork! This includes federal and state 941s and unemployment. We even mail the reports for you. There’s absolutely no work on your end. Sharp also processes your W-2s and 1099s at the end of the year. When you are converted to our system, we input all year-to-date wages so you’ll be issued just one set of W-2s at year’s end.


Our software offers you limitless reporting power. Our standard reports include a Check Register, Payroll Summary Report, Payroll Register, Input Worksheet, and Billing Invoice. At your request, we can provide you with a Labor Distribution Report, MTD/QTD/YTD Reports, and numerous other reports. We can even create and customize reports according to your specifications such as to include year-to-date totals or breakdown by department.

Direct Deposit

We can set up direct deposit for any and all of your employees. Sharp can even divide net earnings among multiple bank accounts per employee. (For instance: Joe Smith deposits $50.00 per payroll into savings and the remainder into checking).

Payroll Delivery

Sharp’s standard shipping method is FedEx Ground, but we can also send your processed payroll Next Day Air, Standard Mail through USPS, or you can pick up your payroll at our office.

Bank / Agency Check

Sharp can issue bank checks if you choose not to file your tax deposits electronically. We create the check and fill out the appropriate tax deposit coupons. Sharp also can issue agency checks including third-party checks to government agencies for child support or wage garnishment, and to benefit providers for 401k and Cafeteria Plans.

Check Signing & Stuffing

We eliminate the need to manually sign and stuff your employees’ paychecks. Sharp can electronically print up to 2 signatures on each paycheck.

Customized Payroll Check Design

We can even print your company logo at the top of each payroll check. Sharp can also customize the appearance of your checks to your specifications.

Time Off Accruals

Sharp Payroll Service can track vacation, sick, and personal time off. We can set up any specified accrual system based on your company needs.

New Hire Setup

When you hire new employees, Sharp will take care of inputting all the necessary data including state registration. And there’s no wait time. Your new hire will be added to the payroll the same day.

Union Reports

Sharp Payroll service can prepare your union reports and even generate checks from your payroll account.

Payroll Split by Location

If you have more than one business location, Sharp can save you time by splitting your processed payroll into groups to send to any locations you specify.

Integrated Human Resources Module

We can track virtually any personnel data. Sharp offers its clients a complete human resources module to maintain employee records including prior employment, education, special skills, emergency contacts, detailed review information, and much more.