Vertex Payroll Tax Q Series

Calculate payroll taxes accurately with less administrative effort. Leverage the industry standard to improve your payroll operations.

Vertex Payroll Tax automates payroll tax calculation to improve compliance and reduce administrative work. The solution interfaces directly with your HR and payroll processing systems, allowing Vertex to easily access the required data and pass the appropriate taxes back to your payroll system. Continually updated rules and rates ensure accurate calculations for your employees in the U.S. and Canada, as well as the U.K.

In addition to being the tool of choice for in-house payroll departments, Vertex payroll tax software is embedded in numerous third-party solutions and services. Companies of all sizes and industries have discovered why it's the best choice for ensuring the accuracy and reliability of every paycheck.


Most Up-to-Date Payroll Tax Rules and Rates

Stay abreast of constantly changing tax rates, formulas, and regulations at the federal, state, and local level -- automatically.

Precise Tax Jurisdiction Assignment Ensures Accuracy

Pinpoint the tax jurisdiction of each employee to ensure the most accurate withholding, even when they work in multiple locations.

Multiple Deployment Options

Options for on-premise or SaaS deployment to meet your company’s IT preference.


  • U.S. federal level payroll taxes and withholdings
    • Federal Withholding
    • Federal Unemployment Insurance Premium (FUTA)
    • Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), including Social Security and Medicare
    • Advanced Earned Income Credit
    • Railroad Retirement Taxes
  • State level payroll taxes and withholdings
    • State Withholding Tax incorporating approved marital status
    • State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
    • State Disability Insurance (SDI)
    • State Miscellaneous Taxes
  • Local payroll taxes and withholdings
    • County Withholding Tax
    • City, Borough, and Township Taxes
    • Occupational Privilege and Head Taxes
    • School District Taxes
    • Surtaxes
  • U.K payroll taxes and withholdings
    • Class 1 NIC for employers and employees
    • Support for all NI categories
    • Annual NIC calculation method for directors
    • NIC exact percentage method
    • All PAYE Tax Codes are supported
    • PAYE cumulative and non-cumulative methods are supported
    • Annual NIC calculation method for directors
  • Precise tax jurisdiction assignment
    • Address Cleansing functionality corrects inaccurate street/city names, assigns ZIP+4 code according to the latest USPS data, Political Subdivision Code, Township, and School District.
    • The system also assigns a ‘GeoCode’ to each address, ensuring pinpoint accuracy by identifying the taxing jurisdiction at the employee, resident, and work locations for country, state, county, city, and township.
    • System automates tax area assignment not only during the employee boarding process, but also if your employees work in multiple locations, or relocate during a given pay cycle.
  • Reliable integration to your HR/payroll system
    • Embedded in leading HR/Payroll applications including: Oracle E-Business Suite (Payroll and HRMS), JD Edwards (Enterprise One and Enterprise applications), FW Davison (Scorpio and HR Pyramid).
    • Embedded in the most popular payroll solutions including ManPower Inc., Administaff, PayCycle, and Express Personnel.
    • Using an enhanced integration XML architecture, building an integration into Vertex Payroll Tax has never been easier.
  • On-premise and SaaS options
    • Vertex Payroll Tax resides behind your firewall for multiple platforms and environments, making it the industry’s most accurate and secure payroll tax system.
    • Vertex Payroll Tax On-Demand is a remotely hosted, Internet-delivered solution offering centralized access and eliminating your need for server and storage administration, complicated hardware and software upgrades, and daily system backups.
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