Online Small Biz Payroll Rolls Out to Eight More States

December 15, 2003 ( - A Los Altos, California firm has rolled out its online small-business payroll service beyond California to eight more states, the company announced.

Perquest Online is available to firms in Florida, Michigan, Massachusetts, Texas, New York, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada in addition to California, according to a news release. The company said the product allows companies to manage, organize and process their payroll entirely via the Internet.

The company said the Perquest service features a way to manage all payroll needs, including:

  • a 401(k) plan
  • flexible-spending accounts
  • direct deposits
  • tax withholdings and filings
  • other services.

Perquest eliminates the complications of taxes and employment regulations for small businesses, while ensuring compliance with local, state and federal tax and employment laws, the company said. The Perquest service lets businesses automatically withhold, file and pay taxes to all relevant tax agencies.

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