Payroll Software

Dayforce is the on-demand way to pay

Defining the future of payroll

We’ve modernized the payroll experience by helping employers pay accurately and efficiently. And with Dayforce Wallet bundled at no extra charge, you can empower your people and help reduce turnover.

Increase accuracy and efficiency

Continuous calculation

We’ve simplified payroll with a single pay and time engine. Real-time calculations help improve data accuracy.

Save time from rework

Dayforce continuously calculates pay as time is captured, so you have more flexibility with your payroll process and less rework.

Connected time and pay

A single platform for pay and time helps reduce the risk of delayed or failed data imports.

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Help reduce compliance risk

Dayforce’s rules engine can be configured to calculate pay and taxes based on a variety of regulations and operational locations, helping your business actively manage compliance.

Market leadership

Dayforce is a recognized HCM leader, receiving top reviews from users and analysts like Gartner and Nucleus Research.

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Partner in compliance

Our compliance professionals monitor applicable labor laws to help us proactively support changing payroll needs.

Tailored to your needs

Built-in configuration options help you manage compliance based on your organization’s needs.

Ceridian ranked highest in North American Compliance Suite Use Case of the 2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities report for Cloud HCM Suites for 1,000+ Employee Enterprises

Cultivate an agile workforce

The future of payroll is here, and it’s borderless and on-demand. Proactively respond to employee expectations and workplace trends with a payroll solution designed to scale and evolve as your business does.

A single, global
payroll solution

Ceridian supports payroll delivery in 160+ countries. As your organization expands globally, our single contract model provides streamlined support and localized expertise where your employees live and work.

Empower your people with financial freedom

Give your employees access to their earned wages on demand. With Dayforce’s continuous calculation technology, your employees can access up to 100% of their net earnings while accounting for applicable taxes and deductions.

More time to focus on strategic initiatives

Offload the responsibility of day-to-day payroll and benefits administration. Ceridian's seasoned experts do the work, giving you back the time and resources to do what you do best.

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Ceridian Tax Services

Included with payroll, we manage and file taxes on your behalf across local, provincial and federal jurisdictions.

Real-time audits

Flexible audit reports refresh as time data is captured, helping administrators proactively address errors.

Employee self-service

Employees can access what they need at any time, from important tax documents to updating their personal information.

Dayforce Wallet

Improve the employee experience and compete for top talent with Dayforce Wallet, at no additional cost to your bottom line.

Governance and security

Dayforce comes with configurable security policies and roles, allowing you to restrict access to sensitive pay data.

Data-driven decisions

Hundreds of custom reports and dashboards give you different views of your own data for better decision-making.

Frequently asked questions

Dayforce is a full-suite HCM solution with payroll modules tailored to your geography of operations in addition to other HR functionality. Ceridian offers the Dayforce platform according to module – you purchase the functionality you need. Licensure and subsequent access encompass your entire organization based on the primary contract. We sell payroll software as an enterprise license or by user, giving you the flexibility you need. Reach out to a Ceridian expert to learn more about our pricing and licensing.

Modern payroll software is all about driving efficiency and promoting compliance – two factors that are exceedingly difficult with outdated systems. You can establish a use case for a new payroll solution by drawing attention to hiccups, roadblocks, and frustrations with current payroll workflows. If you’d like concrete data comparisons, our Ceridian experts can help calculate return on investment (ROI) based on your current payroll practices using our ROI tool.

Since payroll software collects, organizes, and distributes pay information and employee data, there are many opportunities for analytical reporting. Dayforce offers users compliance risk assessment, error reporting, tax documentation, general ledger reporting, and more.

Modern payroll systems offer incredible value to businesses, regardless of sector. Due to its industry-agnostic nature, payroll software like Dayforce simultaneously generates baseline payroll processing modules and creates opportunities for tailormade customization. No matter what business you’re in or the size of your organization, payroll software can help streamline all your payroll processing tasks.

While payroll software cannot ensure compliance, it can help equip you with the tools and resources to monitor your own compliance. Dayforce helps users manage and reduce compliance risk with customizable modules and reports.

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The NFL team looked for a system that could help them achieve their goals and live out their values – and found it in Dayforce.

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