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New SurePayroll and FreshBooks Integration Eases Back-Office Burden for Small Business Owners

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Chris Bibey

SurePayroll and FreshBooks help small business owners save time and improve recordkeeping accuracy with a new system integration that eliminates manual entry and automatically transmits general ledger information once payroll processing is complete. 


Payroll and ledgers and manual entry—oh my! Small business owners across the country wish away back-office tedium daily. But wish no more, thanks to a new SurePayroll-FreshBooks system integration.

SurePayroll, a leading provider of small business payroll and HR solutions, and FreshBooks, a leading cloud accounting software, now offer a system integration that enables FreshBooks and SurePayroll users to automatically synchronize payroll expenses and liabilities to their FreshBooks account. The application program interface (API), eliminates manual entry, saving clients time and improving recordkeeping accuracy by automatically transmitting general ledger information once payroll processing is complete.

Delivering Value in Multiple Ways

According to SurePayroll, the new integration will help small business owners save time and money, and provide valuable insights into business operations.

“We continue to form partnerships and integrations to help small business owners ease pain points, increase efficiency and save time every step of the way. The SureParyoll service integration with FreshBooks is yet another way we support small business owners as they build and grow their business, care for their employees, and help them succeed,” said Ted Jordan, Paychex vice president, service. Paychex is the parent company of SurePayroll.

The SurePayroll-FreshBooks integration benefits small business owners in a variety of ways, including

  • Automatic multiplatform synchronization for payroll expenses and liabilities
  • Expense categorization and reconciliation
  • Authorized user dashboard access, including for accountants and CPAs
  • Financial operations including invoicing, receivables and more
  • Business report generation including profit and loss, expense, sales tax statements and more

Visit the SurePayroll-FreshBooks integration page to learn more and to sign up for a 30-day risk-free trial.

A Partnership Designed Around the Small Business Owner

SurePayroll offers a robust online payroll tool—supported by a U.S.-based service team—so small business owners can easily and accurately process payroll and taxes. Plus, SurePayroll helps small business owners care for their employees by offering 401(k) plans, workers’ compensation, and health insurance.

Chitra Unnikrishnan, senior director of product marketing, FreshBooks, says he’s excited about what the integration with SurePayroll means to the future of both companies.

“FreshBooks is delighted to expand its product in the U.S. with payroll integration through SurePayroll,” said Unnikrishnan. “This integration offers growing small businesses an opportunity to streamline processes, and with time saved, focus on connecting with customers.”

FreshBooks makes accounting painless for millions of small business owners with a variety of resources—

backed up by industry-leading customer service—including invoicing & expenses, time tracking & projects, and accounting & taxes. In addition, FreshBooks offers 200+ integrations with providers like HubSpot, sproutAnalytics, and Everlance.

Visit the SurePayroll-FreshBooks integration page to learn more and to sign up for a 30-day risk-free trial.

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