Greenshades started 20 years ago with tax and compliance at its core. Now we are built to serve your unique payroll and HR needs by giving you flexibility and the control to run your business as you see fit. With the ability to:
You can ensure Greenshades is built to serve your specific business needs.
Notify Current Provider: First, have a conversation with your current provider to notify them of your switch. You want to ensure you can terminate your relationship without fees or penalties.
Find a New Provider: Evaluate your business needs, set a budget, and research payroll providers. Be sure the provider you choose has experience servicing your industry and business size. Ask questions regarding contracts, package offerings, integrations with your current software, extra fees, and add-on services. If you feel uneasy about switching, ask about product demos to help ease your worries.
Prepare for the Switch:
Time to Switch: It is now time to shut off your old software and switch over to your new payroll solution. Set your first pay run date, utilize customer support as much as you need to ensure accuracy, and submit your first pay run.
Switching mid-year will mean you have tax information with two different providers, this can lead to a complicated year-end filing process. Mid-year transition can also mean that you need to enter historical data, this can be a time-consuming process. The best time to switch payroll providers is year end, so you can start your first pay run of the year being with your new provider. But we know year end can be a busy time for your team and are able to accommodate new installs year round.
When you are evaluating your options for payroll providers, here are a few good questions to ask: