Managing third-party payroll service provider arrangements

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Debera Salam

1 Aug 2019 PDF
Subject Tax

In this report we explain the importance of overseeing third-party employment tax outsourcing arrangements.

The benefits of payroll outsourcing are clear — businesses can realize lower technology costs and reduce staff time devoted to repetitive and time-consuming tasks such as those associated with tax payments and return filing. In fact, with so much of the payroll infrastructure transferred to a third party it is often the tendency, due to overzealous marketing or complacency, to redirect or remove trained and experienced in-house staff who are vital to the oversight role.

In this special report, we explain why it is important to oversee third-party arrangements and review some of the tasks integral to the overall governance process.