Outsource Payroll for Accountants

Cost effective, hassle free payroll services for accountancy firms with full auto enrolment support included.

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Award Winning Payroll Services from Qtac

Take the hassle free approach and let Qtac Payroll take care of every aspect of your payroll function. We pride ourselves on offering cost-effective solutions that are tailored to the individual needs of each accountancy and their clients.

Qtac is BACS accredited and has HMRC Recognition for its in house payroll software that it uses within its own payroll bureaux, which gives you confidence in the quality and flexibility of the managed payroll service delivered to you by our outsourcing team.

ISO 9001 Certified      BACS Approved Bureau

Benefits to your firm of outsourcing to Qtac

Our services can be tailored to meet your requirements and sit seamlessly alongside your other services, enabling you to provide the flexible service your clients want, in a cost effective and hassle free way

PROFIT Increase Bottom Line

No investment required in employing specialist payroll staff and payroll software whilst having the ability to make healthy margins by invoicing clients directly.

QUALITY Qualified Professionals

Our qualified, dedicated and friendly team offer a professional and reliable managed payroll service, with a wealth of knowledge and experience you can count on.

TECHNOLOGY Enhanced Service

Our online Portal offers you, your clients and their employees the flexibility of when and how they access their payroll data in real time, on any device.


Reduce the likelihood of costly mistakes from staff being taken away from your core fee-earning work, whilst remaining fully compliant.

SECURITY Data Security

We take security seriously, that’s why we’re committed to ensuring your data is kept safe. This offers peace of mind knowing we are also ISO 9001 & Cyber Essentials certified.

KNOWLEDGE Workplace Pensions

Fully managed auto enrolment. Postponement, assessment, employee & pension provider communication and declaration of compliance.

Creating valued relationships

We’re the payroll team of choice for businesses from many different sectors. Our clients range from accountants, hospitality, events, doctors and many more. Here are a few of our clients...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the primary benefits of an accountancy practice outsourcing payroll?

Outsourcing payroll increases accuracy and complies with tax laws, lowering legal risks. It can boost security and handles payroll changes efficiently. This frees up your team to focus on core business tasks.

Q. What kind of security measures are in place to protect my clients' payroll data?

Qtac is a BACS approved payroll bureau, implementing robust data security protocols, including encrypted data transmission and storage, to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your payroll information.

Q. Are there customised payroll solutions available for different clients?

Yes. We're also an HMRC recognised payroll software provider, with an in-house team of software developers, meaning payroll services can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your business, regardless of its size or industry. This customisation ensures that you receive a service that perfectly aligns with your operational requirements.

Q. How does the cost of outsourcing payroll compare to my accountancy providing the service in-house?

When an accountant outsources payroll services for their clients to a specialist, it can be more cost-effective than handling it themselves. Savings on internal resources like specialised payroll software, staff training, and the time spent managing these tasks can be considerable. It also reduces the risk of fines from non-compliance with complex payroll regulations.

Q. How is the transition to an outsourced payroll provider managed?

The transition process is streamlined and expertly managed by the Qtac's dedicated implementation team to ensure a smooth and hassle-free switch from your current payroll provider. We can support you through the process of communicating the transition with your clients.

Q. Can the service provide reports tailored to specific needs?

Yes, we offer custom reporting options to meet specific accounting or client requirements, aiding in informed decision-making and strategic planning.

Q. What are the guarantees for processing times and customer service?

Our Service Level Agreements include commitments to processing times, error resolution, and prompt, effective customer service response.

Switching to us couldn’t be easier

We make moving to Qtac easy. When you switch to us you’ll have a dedicated implementation team managing your payroll migration, completely free of charge.

Speak to one of our payroll experts to discuss your next steps.

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