Which device are you more tied to—your computer or your phone?
For most people, the answer is an even split.2 But if you’re a small-business owner with people on your payroll, you’ll have to spend more time in front of a desktop or laptop than with your phone—at least on payday.
Why? While most payroll service providers offer mobile apps for employees, software lags on the small-business employer side. Only a handful of payroll software companies have employer-focused apps for small-business owners who value paying employees anywhere, anytime.
Luckily, the few brands that do offer employer-facing payroll apps have put in the time, energy, and labor to make absolutely stellar products. Here are our picks for the best small-business payroll apps of 2020.