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Complete HCM Platform

  • Applicant Tracking & Core Onboarding
  • Benefit Management & Open Enrollment
  • Time & Attendance Tracking
  • Online Performance Reviews
  • Learning Management
  • Audit & EEO Reporting
  • Accurate Payroll & Tax Filing

Integrated payroll & human capital management

Criterion Payroll streamlines your payday functions and improves accuracy by eliminating time-consuming and error-prone manual processes. Integrate to Time & Attendance applications to get detailed job and labor distribution. File your taxes electronically in all jurisdictions and have the system create and send electronic forms automatically, eliminating the administrative burden and clerical errors resulting from the manual preparation. Print checks locally to remote printers for easier and faster check distribution.

Business Impact

  • Improve accuracy and timeliness of paychecks
  • Ensure tax compliance
  • Gain efficienciese through centralized data access
  • Eliminate manual processes
  • Integrates fully with Human Capital Management
  • Manager and Employee Self-Service Portal
  • Cloud-based with smartphone and web browser access

Key Features

User Defined Incomes and Deductions

Automate payrolls for processing with unlimited income types, using any denomination, and calculate however you want. Standard types include hourly, salary, bonus, commissions, overtime, double-time, etc. Set up unlimited deduction types on gross or net, with flexibility on taxes, limits, flat dollar amounts, hours worked or percentages.

Mass Entry

Complete mass entry of pay information at once. The system automatically identifies employees that are eligible to be paid, based on rules you define.

Job Tracking

Post hours by multiple job levels including job type, job class, department and group.

Automated Tax Discovery (Geocoding)

Automatically determine applicable state and local tax rates, based on an employee’s address. Eliminate the guesswork associated with setting up employees whose zip code overlaps multiple local tax jurisdictions. Tax tables include federal, state and a full complement of county, local and school taxes. The system also accommodates custom tax configurations.

Electronic Tax and Form Filing

Satisfy all federal, state and local government payroll tax mandates for deposits, quarterly and annual returns, wage listings, and e-filing/reporting requirements and fully automate tax processes. File for multiple companies with unlimited state and local jurisdictions. View summary payroll data by period, quarter and YTD. Built-in EFTPS compliance for simple e-filing and e-payments.

Direct Deposit

Define an unlimited number of checking, savings, money market accounts for each employee and banking institutions for each company. Set up partial percentage amounts with the remainder going to a check.


Utilize over 50 standard reports in the system, viewed or saved as PDF or MS Word documents. Customize reports easily with Crystal Decisions or export to MS Excel.

Interface to General Ledger

Quickly and easily define debits and credits, map to your chart of accounts and export GL data.