10 Best Seattle Payroll Companies

Find the best payroll companies in Seattle with contact information. We also have answers to common questions and additional info for doing payroll locally.

Updated on June 20th, 2020

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Seattle payroll companies offer local small businesses a way to focus on what they do best and let professionals handle payroll. Use our list to find the best payroll services near you.

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Top 10 Seattle Payroll Companies:

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Phone Number


Penny Smart Girl, LLC

(206) 779-6723


Sound Northwest Tax Services

(206) 789-8673


Akopyan & Company, CPA

(206) 838-3800


1st Accounting and Tax Services, LLC

(206) 395-4070


Williams+Callan, PLLC

(206) 934-1074


Caro & Associates

(206) 497-0671


Butzerin Tax & Accounting

(206) 935-6900



(206) 953-4614


Alan K. Williamson CPA

(206) 782-5937


Goodsell & Associates Inc.



What are the best small business payroll services in Seattle?

  • Abacist.
  • Goodsell & Associates Inc.
  • 1st Accounting and Tax Services, LLC.
  • Caro & Associates.
  • Penny Smart Girl, LLC.
  • Williams+Callan, PLLC.
  • Sound Northwest Tax Services.
  • Butzerin Tax & Accounting.

What do payroll processing services in Seattle cost?

Seattle's payroll services cost between $19.00 and $200.00 per month, depending on taxes, how often you run payroll, the number of employees, and other factors.

What should I know about doing payroll in Seattle?

Employers in Seattle are required to withhold state and local income taxes from employees' paychecks together with federal income tax.

Seattle businesses with $20 million or more in taxable gross income are required to pay an Employee Hours Tax of $275 per employee. This tax will apply to businesses with employees working in the city, regardless of whether the place of business is located within or outside of Seattle. The employer has the option of computing the tax at $0.14323 per actual hours worked by all employees in Seattle.

Employers in Seattle are required to withhold paid unemployment insurance. The unemployment insurance rate is determined on an employer by employer basis and ranges from 0.13% to 5.72%. There is also a workers’ compensation tax that is both employee and employer-paid.

Seattle has a local minimum wage of $16.00 for companies with more than 500 employees and $15.00 for companies with less than 500 employees while the state of Washington has a minimum wage of $12.00.

Where else can I find regional payroll services?