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Mechanic Shop Payroll Software

Payroll Mate® makes processing payroll easy and affordable.

In-house windows payroll software for automobile repair garages and mechanic shops. Also ideal for service shops specializing in trucks, boats and motorcycles. Pay mechanics, technicians, supervisors, parts’ managers, appraisers, client service specialists, receptionists and other types of employees. Salary, hourly, full-time, part-time, W-2s and 1099s are supported. Print checks in-house and submit ACH direct deposits. Generate read-to-print tax forms and reports. Export data to accounting system such as QuickBooks and Sage. Download free trial now.

For $119 only, process payroll for up to 10 shops with up to 75 employees per shop for one calendar year.

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Mechanic Shop Payroll Made Easy



When running a mechanic shop, you will have many responsibilities to take care of every day. Hiring and training employees, placing part orders, and making and fulfilling appointments are only a few. Processing payroll is an important part of your everyday duties as well. To save yourself time, why not turn to a payroll software solution? With Payroll Mate® you will get everything you need to run your payroll and get ahead in your business.



Getting Started with Payroll Mate®

• Payroll Mate® is designed to work with Windows operating systems such as Windows 7, 8, 10 and Windows Vista. Mac owners don’t have to worry as Payroll Mate® works on Mac if you use virtualization programs such as Oracle Virtual Box and Parallels Desktop.

• Payroll Mate® supports many types of pay frequencies and pay types.

  • Pay frequencies include daily, weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly.
  • Some pay types include hourly, per piece, commission, and many more.

• While Payroll Mate® is very easy to use, easy to follow wizards and tutorials are included if additional help is needed. Friendly customer support it also available via live chat, email, and phone.

• Simply set up your company and your employees and you are ready to process payroll. Signature ready checks are easy to print in a few easy steps.



Payroll Reports and Forms

• Payroll Mate® supports the following Federal forms:

  • W-2: Wage and Tax Statement
  • W-3: Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements
  • 940: Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment
  • 941: Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
  • 943: Annual Federal Tax Return for Agricultural Employees
  • 944: Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return
  • These forms are ready to print, sign, and mail.

• Payroll Mate® supports the following State forms with an additional cost add-on feature:

  • Illinois Unemployment Insurance and Illinois Withholding Income Tax
  • Texas Unemployment Insurance
  • NYS-45 (New York Withholding Tax and Unemployment Insurance)
  • California DE 9 (Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages)
  • California DE 9C (Annual Contribution Return and Report of Wages)
  • Florida RT-6 (Florida Reemployment Tax)
  • If your state is not listed, simply pull a State Taxes report which provides you with your figures so you can manually fill out your state forms

• Payroll Mate® supports many payroll reports such as Payroll Journal Detail, Tax Liability, Payroll Journal Summary, Employees List, Payroll Totals, State Taxes, Taxes & Deductions, and many more. These reports can easily be printed or emailed.



Processing Payroll and Printing Checks

• Payroll Mate® automatically calculates State and Federal withholdings, Social Security, Medicare and net pay.

• Vacation and sick time can easily be tracked in the program. Time earned and used can be printed on employee’s pay stubs as well.

• Payroll Mate® allows you to custom create unlimited tax, income, and deduction categories. This way, you can process any type of payroll.

• Signature ready checks can be printed on compatible pre-printed checks or on blank check stock with an additional cost add-on feature. Regardless of the option you choose, pay stubs can be printed or emailed to employees for easy to access payroll data.

• Do you need to process payroll for 1099 recipients? With an additional cost add-on feature, you can process payroll, print checks, print reports, and gain access to 1099-MISC and 1096 forms at the end of the year.

• Once your payroll is processed, you have the option to export payroll data to accounting software applications such as Quicken, Intuit QuickBooks, Peachtree (Sage 50), and General Ledger.



Payroll Data Security

• With Payroll Mate® you can set a password at login so you can ensure pertinent information is only accessed by licensed users.

• You can also mask the employee’s social security number on printed pay stubs for additional security.

• Data loss can be a serious problem when it pertains to payroll. With Payroll Mate®, you can protect yourself by backing up your data in a few easy steps. Restoring this data is easy to do as well. With this option you can ensure that you can always retrieve your payroll data if ever lost.

• Since Payroll Mate® is not hosted online, you can easily access payroll data at any time. This also ensures that your payroll data is always secure and safe.



If you run a mechanic shop, you must consider Payroll Mate®. There are many benefits of using a payroll software solution such as saving time and money. By investing in worthwhile software, you can ensure you will have the time you need to concentrate on your business.



These are only some of the features of Payroll Mate. Please refer to the Payroll Mate payroll software page for more details.