Absolute Pay Trust vs. Employee Leasing. The Choice is Clear.
If you have considered using an employee leasing company to provide payroll and workers' compensation for your business, Absolute Pay Trust can offer a superior alternative to employee leasing arrangements. Absolute Pay Trust delivers the same pay as you go convenience as employee leasing, but typically at a fraction of the cost.
Administration Fees - Absolute Pay Trust charges a low flat fee for payroll services. Employee leasing firms bill administration fees as a percentage of your gross payroll, which almost always results in a significantly higher administration fee. It also means that if you give an employee a raise or hire additional employees, you have just given the employee leasing company a raise as well.
State Unemployment Tax Rates - As a result of recent economic conditions, many employee leasing companies have seen a drastic increase in the number of unemployment claims filed against them. Those leasing companies have also experienced a corresponding increase in the state unemployment (SUTA) tax rate that they bill to their clients. Many business owners will find that it is advantageous to establish their own unemployment claims history. Doing so allows employers to take control of their own SUTA tax rate rather than being assigned a higher rate by an employee leasing firm. In most cases an employer with a positive unemployment claims history will have a much lower tax rate on their own than they will through an employee leasing arrangement.
Workers' Compensation Cost - Absolute Pay Trust offers the same pay as you go convenience of employee leasing arrangements, but without the added cost. Did you know that Florida workers' compensation rates have actually gone down each year for the past 5 years? On average workers' compensation rates in Florida are approximately 50% of what they were 5 years ago! This has had a significant effect on the employee leasing industry as a whole. Lower workers comp rates means lower profit margins for carriers that underwrite the master policies for leasing companies. For this reason many leasing firms are unable to offer the discounted workers' compensation prices that made employee leasing such an attractive option in the past. Now consider the mandatory discounts that traditional workers' compensation carriers are required to offer such as safety program discounts, volume discounts, drug free discounts, contractors credits, etc... Add in the high claims fees charged and claim deductibles used by many leasing firms if a claim is filed. Remember too that utilizing a standard workers compensation policy allows employers to establish a positive claims history, which can result in reducing workers' compensation costs even further. The end result is that obtaining a traditional workers' compensation policy can be a significantly more cost effective solution than an employee leasing arrangement.
Read What Our Customers Have to Say:
“I wanted to write to let you know how pleased we are with your service… I expected to get the reports that I needed and get our paychecks on time. What I was not expecting was the level of service that I have received. What stands out about Absolute Pay Trust is that you always treat me like I am your most valuable customer. I would recommend Absolute Pay Trust without hesitation to anyone who is considering using a payroll service.”
Dr. Cara Overbeck, D.D.S., P.A.
Small Construction Contractors Program
Our program is designed to meet the unique payroll and insurance needs of Florida Small contractors. We can help you build your business while you focus on doing what you do best. Features include:
- Pay as you go workers' compensation
- No minimum weekly payroll figure
- Instant online insurance certificates 24/7
- Affordable general liability insurance
Mailing Address: 5200 Station Way Sarasota, FL 34233 Local Phone: 941-365-8123 Fax: 941-365-8125