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Paymate Acclaim

A comprehensive payroll system developed for small Canadian businesses designed by Paymate.
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Paymate Acclaim – Complete Payroll Solutions for Small Business

Paymate Acclaim is a cost-effective and comprehensive payroll system, developed by Canadians to address the needs of small Canadian businesses. Whether you perform a small manual payroll or a large, sophisticated one, Paymate will save you time, money and headaches.

Customers Come First

We have been listening attentively to our customer concerns since 1987 and gained a wealth of inside knowledge to better understand and meet their needs. Implementing ideas and suggestions from customers was key to the development of Paymate Acclaim. The result? A superior product that strikes the perfect balance between ease of use and flexibility.

Widespread Appeal

Thousands of customers are currently benefiting from using Paymate and come from all industries and professions across Canada including:

  • Accountants
  • Distribution
  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Veterinarians
  • Doctors
  • Dentists
  • Manufacturers
  • Service Industry
  • Automobile Dealers
  • Many More!

The Right Product For Your Business

Paymate Acclaim is Windows based (2000 or higher) and comes with all the high-end features you would expect and need to do your payroll effectively. Paymate is so simple to setup that a first time user can normally run a payroll confidently in less than an hour.

Timely, Worry-Free Support

Responsive product support is a top priority of Paymate’s customer support group. We provide immediate telephone support, and promptly answer your inquiries submitted via fax or e-mail. Support agents can view your screens and data using a remote desktop connection to solve the more difficult problems. Also, our one-time-fee maintenance service includes all the latest program updates and enhancements, as well as quick, timely tax table updates.

Control and Convenience

With Paymate you can run your payroll and have full access to your data when you want it. Chances of miscommunication with outside services are eliminated and the ever increasing costs of payroll and associated services contained. Plus, you earn interest by retaining payroll source deductions in your bank account.

Improved Security and Data Integrity

Paymate protects your payroll data through multiple levels of password controls. Paymate also allows different users to have controlled access to payroll data.

Functionality and Flexibility

Paymate handles multiple pay rates, and multiple cheque formats. Paymate supports standard pay frequencies and allows you increased control when setting up your earnings, benefits and deductions.

Powerful Reporting

All reports can be viewed before printing. With increased flexibility in report parameters, Paymate provides you with instant informative output on your screen or printer.

Time Clock Interface

This interface allows you to capture the timesheet information collected by a PC based time clock. The benefits of using this feature include the elimination of addition and data entry errors.

Easy to Use

Paymate has many time saving features built into it including a comprehensive online help section and a popup notepad for each employee. Once you key in the hours, Paymate handles the rest. It calculates all earnings and deductions and prints your cheques.


Paymate Acclaim is equipped to handle your legislative reporting requirements. Acclaim will print the T4, T4A, Relevé-1 as well as the ROE for former employees. Tax forms can be printed on blank paper or government forms. You can also submit your tax forms to CRA via Magnetic Media.

Personnel Information

Paymate provides detailed personnel information including, Training and Education, Reviews and Increments, Skills, Benefits Information, as well as a note pad for other information specific to each employee.

General Ledger Interfaces

Paymate interfaces with over 50 of the major General Ledger accounting packages. This includes systems such as Adagio, SAGE, Dynamics GP, Exact Macola, Sage 100 ERP, Quickbooks, Simply Accounting and more.

Job Costing Feature

Paymate allows you to charge an employee’s time to different departments, cost centers, projects, or G/L accounts. Paymate also interfaces with popular job costing packages such as AccPac, Yardi, Sage 100 ERP, and Dynamics SL.

Bank Direct Deposit

With this feature, Paymate Acclaim has the ability to interface with all banks and financial institutions across Canada. This eliminates the signing of cheques and reduces bank charges for the processing of checks.

Additional Earnings, Benefits and Deductions

Paymate Acclaim gives you a total of 50 user-defined earnings, 50 user defined deductions and 15 user defined benefits. You can create new earning categories as piece work or define your own formulas. Create new deduction categories as flat amounts, percentages, or even a declining balance.

Free Trial Program

Discover the benefits of Paymate Acclaim with our no obligation free 30-day trial package. Visit our website at to download your free trial. Once you are convinced that Paymate is the right payroll package for you, simply install the full version overtop and carry on using your existing data.

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