Vertex Payroll Tax Q Series

Leverage our payroll tax engine to offer a reliable gross-to-net calculation solution to your clients.

We work with industry-leading Human Capital Management (HCM) and staffing solution providers to embed our Payroll Tax engine into their service offerings. HCM and processing systems send us the required information to calculate payroll taxes with improved accuracy and to display those results to their clients. Continually updated rules and rates help provide more accurate calculations for employees in the U.S. and Canada.

Companies of all sizes and industries have realized the benefits of using Vertex Payroll to improve the accuracy, efficiency, security, and reliability of paychecks.


Up-to-Date Payroll Tax Rules and Rates

Stay up-to-date with constantly changing payroll tax rates, payroll formulas, and payroll regulations at the federal, state, and local level — automatically.

Precise Tax Jurisdiction Assignment Improves Accuracy

Pinpoint the tax jurisdiction of each employee to enable more accurate withholding, even when they work in multiple locations. Our solution assigns a unique "Vertex Geocode" to each address, a proprietary location identifier which eliminates the problems associated with less accurate locator systems such as ZIP codes.


  • 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 Withholding Tax incorporating approved marital status
  • State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
  • State Disability Insurance (SDI)
  • State Miscellaneous Taxes

  • Including Ohio and Pennsylvania
  • County Withholding Tax
  • City, Borough, and Township Taxes
  • Occupational Privilege and Head Taxes
  • School District Taxes
  • Surtaxes

  • Address Cleansing functionality corrects inaccurate street/city names, assigns ZIP+4 code according to the latest USPS data, Political Subdivision Code (PSD), Township, and School District.
  • The system automatically assigns a ‘GeoCode’ to each address, enabling pinpoint accuracy by identifying the taxing jurisdiction at the employee, resident, and work locations for country, state, county, city, and township.
  • The 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.

  • Vertex Payroll Tax interfaces directly with your HR systems and payroll processing systems, allowing for the easy transmission of the required data to calculate and return the correct taxes pack to the payroll system.
  • By using an enhanced integration XML architecture, building an integration into Vertex Payroll Tax has never been easier.
  • Scalable engine that continues to perform as you add more clients to your platform.
  • Vertex payroll calculates >23 million individual employee paychecks each year.  

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