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Payroll Services

Work "On" Your Business, Not "In" Your Business

Whether you're just starting out or you've been in business for years, your success depends upon your ability to focus on your core competencies. Don't let payroll and payroll tax compliance become a burden.

How Can We Help You?

Cornerstone's ultimate goal is to streamline your payroll process and make life easier on payday, not harder. Affordable, experienced, and friendly, you can count on us for all of your payroll processing needs. Take a look below at the services we provide or give us a call to find out how we can help. You’ll be glad you did!

Cornerstone Payroll Services = 100% accurate, on time, and compliant everytime.


Online Payroll Data Entry:

Cornerstone Payroll Company provides secure online technology so that you can process your payroll 24/7 at your convenience. The process couldn't be easier:

  1. Login to your payroll account from any internet enabled computer.
  2. Perform any necessary employee maintenance.
  3. Enter employee hours and earnings.
  4. Review, approve and upload the payroll.
  5. You're done!

Our online technology handles the rest. We pay your employees, calculate and deposit your payroll taxes, and ensure that all tax filings are completed and filed and on time. Cornerstone's efficient systems result in fees that are up to 25% less than our competitors and the online payroll process can be completed in minutes per pay period compared to hours for in-house processing.

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Debit Cards:

Payroll Debit Cards are an alternative to direct deposit or paper checks. Employees can use the Payroll Debit Card as they would a traditional debit card. Employees can use the card to cover purchases and they can access their payroll funds from an ATM or as cash back at the time a purchase is made. Payroll Debit Cards are a great solution for employees who do not have an established bank account. When used for payroll purposes, the Payroll Debit Card program is entirely free to your company.

Payroll Debit Card Employer Benefits?

  • Everyone qualifies (direct deposit for all).
  • Eliminates lost/stolen checks.
  • Minimizes fraud exposure.
  • Reduces paper consumption.

Payroll Debit Card Cardholder Benefits:

  • Instant and free access to money (eliminates check cashing fees).
  • Great solution for "unbanked" employees.
  • 24/7 Online access to card balance and card activity.
  • Online bill pay service.

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Web Employee Self-Service:

Employee Self-Service extends the convenience of private online portals to our clients' employees by allowing them to access read-only electronic copies of their payroll check stubs, W-2's, or they can make changes to their W-4 through a secure portal. Web Employee portals are private, secure and are an ultra-convenient way for employees to access important documents 24/7. Our clients save time and effort by virtually eliminating the need to manually locate, copy and deliver payroll information to their employees. The days of passing out pay checks, pay stubs and W-2's are over! Web Employee is a great time saver and is a prime component of a paperless payroll process.

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Payroll Direct Deposit:

Payroll Direct Deposit has become increasingly popular because it does away with unnecessary paper. Even small employers enjoy the ease of payroll direct deposit versus traditional paper check. Payroll Direct Deposit is an electronic payment from one bank account to another. For example, instead of an employer writing out a traditional paper payroll check, our Payroll Direct Deposit option allows payroll funds to move from an employer's bank account to an employee's bank account. The funds seamlessly move from one checking account to another. With the use of our secure and confidential Payroll Direct Deposit option, employers will no longer be required to purchase costly paper checks in order to run payroll.

Reasons our clients and employees prefer the Payroll Direct Deposit option:

  • Completely Automated - No action is required from the employer or the employee. It's effortless.
  • No mail or paper necessary - No need print checks or pay to mail them.
  • Electronic records - Everyone has a record of the activity.
  • Security - No one can steal, alter or attempt to cash it.
  • Cost - Payroll Direct Deposit is free to our clients.
  • Faster pay - funds are available for spending immediately by eliminating the need to deposit the check and wait for it to clear.

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Secure Online Portal:

Email was never intended to be secure. It is with that in mind that we have partnered with SmartVault. SmartVault is a secure online file sharing and document storage program trusted by accounting and business professionals. With the use of SmartVault, an employer can login and access payroll reports anytime from any web-enabled device. An employer may want to see thier employee's hours, wages, taxes or just review their total payroll tax liabillity. Whatever the reason, accessing these reports is as easy as logging in. Employers can choose to download and view or print payroll reports and employee check stubs when it is convenient for them. Gaining access to your company's payroll information and payroll reports could not be easier. Many of our clients choose to share files with us by uploading confidential or sensitive information to us through the SmartVault portal.

Advantages to using SmartVault:

  • Online document management
  • Safe and secure file sharing - Enjoy the ease and convenience of sharing files in the cloud, without compromising on security.
  • Set alerts to automatically notify you when files are uploaded or downloaded.
  • Document storage, security, and 24/7 access = Peace of mind.
  • Going Paperless? Semi-Paperless? Just thinking about it but not sure yet? Centralize your documents with smart online document storage that's built for your business.

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Automated Payroll Taxes:

As the employer, you must take mandatory withholding from employee paychecks, including federal income tax, social security tax, medicare tax and usually state income tax. These taxes can be time-consuming and perplexing to compute manually. Cornerstone Payroll Company's payroll platform is designed to help your business comply with payroll tax laws so that you can rest easy. Cornerstone Payroll Company automatically calculates, files and schedules your federal and state payroll tax deposits which will give you peace of mind knowing that your business is compliant.

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Payroll Tax Reports:

Unfortunately quarterly and annual payroll tax form filings are required by both state and federal agencies. Employers can have peace of mind knowing Cornerstone Payroll Company will file timely and accurate payroll tax reports with the applicable agencies. The following are payroll tax forms that will be filed by Cornerstone Payroll Company:

Form W-2
Annual report of wages, tips, and other compensation paid to an employee, as well as the employee's taxes withheld.

Form 940
Annual report of all wages, tax liabilities and payments made under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA).

Form 941
Quarterly reports of federal wages, tax withheld from employees, employer's portion of Social Security or Medicare tax, and total tax deposits.

State and Local
We file these too.

Georgia

  • Quarterly Return for Monthly Payers (G-7 Monthly)
  • Quarterly Return for Quarterly Payers (G-7 Quarterly)
  • Quarterly Return for Semi-Weekly Payers (G-7/Sch B)
  • Withholding Payment Voucher (GA-V)*
  • Income Statement Transmittal (G-1003)
  • Georgia Quarterly Return for Semi Weekly Filers (GA G-7)
  • Georgia Quarterly W/H Return (Annual) (GA G-7 Q-A)
  • Wage and Tax Statement (State W2)
  • Employer's Quarterly Tax and Wage Report (DOL-4 Part I & II or called DOL-4N)

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Payroll Auto Pilot:

Payroll Auto Pilot is a feature that allows an employer to process their payroll automatically without submitting a time report before each payroll is scheduled. An employer can eliminate the time it takes to pay their employees by using Payroll Auto Pilot. Payroll Auto Pilot is a great option for clients who have only salaired employees. Payroll Auto Pilot elimates the need for a time sheet or for the traditional communication necessary for most businesses to authorize payroll before it is processed.

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Weather you currently perform the payroll function yourself, use another payroll provider or are just starting your business from scratch, Cornerstone Payroll Company has streamlined the transition to make it as painless as possible.
You can, but technology allows Cornerstone Payroll Company to provide you with other options as well. Payroll Direct deposit and Payroll Debit Cards are also available
Sure! Everything can be managed from your smart phone or any mobile device. Cornerstone Payroll Company can upload you your time sheet allowing you to sign in at your convenience from any web-enabled device to enter your time or salaries related to each employee along with any other information related to the payroll. Once you are finished, you can easily upload your time sheet and Cornerstone will begin working on your payroll once received. It couldn’t be easier to submit your time report and get your employees paid.
For salary or hourly employees with fixed hours, you will need only to let us know what day they should be paid and we’ll do the rest. Cornerstone Payroll Company will send you a reminder one day before just in case you would like to make changes.
Through our Web-Employee Self-Service portal system, your employees can simply log in and view or print their payroll check stubs and W-2’s at any time. With our Web Employee feature, you will not have to pass out payroll check stubs or W-2’s ever again!
Yes! Through our partner, Safe Harbor Financial Planning & Investment Advisory, LLC we can. Safe Harbor makes it easy for your employees to enroll in a qualified 401(k) plan, weigh investment options, and keep an eye on performance. It is easy to add employer 401(k) Matching Contributions as well. The Safe Harbor offices are also located in the same building as Cornerstone Payroll.
Sure! Cornerstone Payroll Company prides itself on being local and accessible. You are not a number but a valued client who deserves our attention.
Yes. We offer multi-factor authentication to help confirm whether the right person is signing into an account. Using multi-factor authentication adds an extra level of security to your account.
Yes! Through our parent company, JB Kennedy and Associates CPA, we can help you with tax, accounting and bookkeeping services. JB Kennedy & Associates, LLC have experienced and trusted accountants and CPA’s ready to help you with any of your accounting and/or tax needs.

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