PAYROLL DEPARTMENT NEWSFLASH
Last Update: 1/9
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We are The Payroll Department for over 575 businesses and organizations in La Plata County and beyond. Since 1993 our mission has been to provide you with personal, professional, confidential and accurate payroll and timekeeping services - a mission we continue to stay on one client at a time. Browse our website to learn more about how we can focus on your payroll so you can focus on your business.
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Our clients say...
True Blue Landscape & Design
The Payroll Department is unbeatable both professionally and cost effective wise. With the friendliest staff and a "no fuss", "no muss" system, all business is taken care of promptly. They are family and just make our jobs easier!
-- Josh Muzzy, CEO
Diorio’s South Pizza
Working with the payroll department is one of the easiest parts of owning a business. They are competent, friendly always available when I need them.
-- Krishna Mrakovcic
Durango Mountain Camp
We have used the Payroll Department for our payroll for many years now. When I see friends stressing out at quarter and year ends, I'm thankful that we turned our payroll over to the professionals. Now I go biking, horseback riding, or skiing during the time I used to spend reading about new federal and state updates! Thank you for de-stressing my life!
-- MJ Bilgrav
C.N. Ziegler, Inc.
We have been very happy with the Payroll Departments services for the last 10 years. Their customer service is unparalleled and they have always answered our questions and payroll tax inquiries in a timely and professional manner. We wouldn't handle our company payroll any other way!
-- Nicole Ziegler
Marley's Angels Cleaning Service, Inc.
I have been using your service for several years. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made regarding my business. It saves me so much time and headache with the online time clock. The Payroll Department employees are always friendly and ready to deal with whatever might come up in a very professional manner.
-- Marla Sherman-Bird
The Mail Room & Copy Center
I have never had a need that the Payroll Department has not meet over the last 14 years.
-- Lee Van Winkle
SECCURO Group, LLC
As a busy corporate executive, not having to worry about payroll and the associated state and federal reporting activities is a huge relief. The low monthly fee to know this critical business activity is in the hands of true professionals and off my plate is a tremendous asset to me and our organization. The staff is helpful and knowledgeable, quick to respond, and detailed in their communication. I have worked with them for 10 years in this community and would never look anywhere else for payroll processing and human resource support.
-- Erin Patla, General Manager
Data West Corporation
The Payroll Dept is a great group of people. They set reasonable expectations, and exceed them consistently.
-- Richard Brown
Little Mountain School
The Payroll Dept is a great local company that makes the daunting task of payroll easy, mainly because I do not have to do it! Thanks for being a fun progressive company to work with. I am a big fan.
-- Beth Graham
Your service saved my marriage.
-- Chris Burnett
Gardner Woodwork & Design Inc
The Payroll Department keeps me out of the office and in the wood shop where I need to be!
Pura Vida Café
You guys are worth your weight in gold! I have paid more in penalties to the IRS before using you than three years worth of your services. As long as I have a business I will use you.
-- Gary Peach
City of Ouray
The City of Ouray has used The Payroll Dept services for years and we couldn't be happier. They are best group of people I have ever worked with, not to mention their excellent service!
-- Rebecca Fritz
Medical Horticultural Services
We have a unique business model and The Payroll Department came up with quick innovative solutions to meet our needs! It's been a pleasure to work with them--- their customer service is phenomenal!
-- Joelle Riddle
Integrated Physical Therapy
The Payroll Department has taken the worry out of payroll processing. They are current on regulations and rules and we feel confident when submitting reports, taxes, etc. They are very responsive to all of our needs in a timely manner. The web based time clock makes it easy for employees to clock in and out and for us to keep tabs on staffing.
-- Christie Crager
Durango Chamber of Commerce
The Payroll Department does an awesome job. Even with our small staff it is definitely worth the money to have a trusted company like The Payroll Department handle our payroll. We know we are in good hands!
-- Rita Simon
Southwest Conservation Corps
The Payroll Department is the best. They turned our payroll nightmare into a payroll dream.
-- Kathryn Coryell
Durango Sports Club
The Payroll Department does an exceptional job at a very reasonable cost. I would recommend them to any business.
-- Anne Jackson
Adaptive Sports Association
We have very pleased with the quality of service provided by The Payroll Department. Turning over our payroll processing to the Payroll Dept was one of the best business decisions we've made in recent years.
-- Tim Kroes
Divine Spine Chiropractic Studio
I have been The Payroll Department for 8.5 years and they have nothing short of fantastic! Very punctual, offer sound advice and always serve with kindness and genuine concern for my needs.
-- Derek Strachan
Durango Natural Foods
The Payroll Department has a wonderful friendly staff. Every time I call for questions someone is there to help me. On several occasions I have had someone go above and beyond for our payroll needs.
-- Kimberly Wiggins
The Payroll Dept = down-to-earth interactions + professional, attentive and high-quality service.
-- Heather Dawson-Snead
Pine River Times
The Payroll Department keeps everything up to date with the IRS and Department of Revenue! Without them, I was missing deadlines and paying penalties. Their service has saved money for my business!
-- Melanie Brubaker Mazur
Durango Real Property
We have utilized the services of The Payroll Department, as recommended by my CPA, and they have provided a great service to our company, with excellent accuracy and timeliness. We would highly recommend their services.
-- Don Ricedorff
Brainstorm Internet, Inc.
The Payroll Department makes Payroll processing so easy! I have used their services in every business I have ever worked for in Durango, and heartily recommend them to other business owners.
-- Teresa Dickenson
Digestive Health Associates
I think you guys are the best thing since sliced bread. It's a whole area of "my" responsibility that I don't have to worry about because I know it's being taken care of by folks who know it WAY better than I do and will absolutely make sure it gets done right.
-- Marianne Sloan
Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County
The Payroll Department is a convenient, reliable, local resource for our busy organization.
-- Laura Hager
What really sets The Payroll Department apart is their outstanding customer service and employees. My questions are always answered immediately, and done so by a friendly and professional staff. We love working with the Payroll Department team, and wouldn't use anyone else.
-- LeeAnn Vallejos
Simon Land and Cattle Co
It is such a blessing to have The Payroll Department process and manage the payroll for our small ranching business. We have a few employees but each one has a customized payroll situation. The customer service is exceptional. I never feel like my questions are stupid. It is nice to turn over our payroll to the experts - one less worry!
-- Marietta Linney
Steamworks Brewing Company
I love working with The Payroll Department! I've been using their flawless service for nearly ten years. Having used national processors before, I appreciate the confidence that comes with using a local company for our payroll. Outsourcing payroll processing and payroll tax payments is the first thing I recommend to all small business owners.
-- Jennifer Burgstahler
We couldn't be happier with the level of service we get from The Payroll Department. They are always quick to respond and always go above and beyond.
-- Matt McFee, President