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2011 Payroll Software for QuickBooks Users from Real Business Solutions Updated with 2011 Federal Tax Tables, 2 Percent Social Security Tax Cut and New State Withholding

Orland Park, IL, January 06, 2011 --( Real Business Solutions (, a provider of payroll software for QuickBooks and other accounting systems has released a new version of its 2011 Payroll Mate program. The updated payroll calculator shipping with the software reflects the reduction in employee social security tax withholding rate from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent of wages paid. The tax calculator also includes the latest federal and state withholding tables for tax year 2011.

Popular among small businesses and accounting firms, Payroll Mate is always one of the first payroll processing solutions to implement tax updates and new payroll regulations. Payroll Mate is trusted by thousands of businesses nationwide including QuickBooks and Quicken users. A Free payroll software trial can be downloaded from the product's website by visiting

"If you use QuickBooks to manage your business and you've been searching for payroll software that integrates with QuickBooks, then Payroll Mate is definitely for you," says Payroll Mate product manager Nancy Walters. With the advanced features in this payroll solution, SMBs can save a bundle by using Payroll Mate to prepare payroll and track payroll taxes and then post payroll data to QuickBooks at the end of the pay period. Payroll Mate is currently used by accountants, businesses, CPAs, churches, banks, professional tax preparers and payroll service providers.

For 2011, the employee tax rate for social security is 4.2 percent. The employer tax rate for social security remains unchanged at 6.2 percent. The 2011 social security wage base limit is $106,800. In 2011, the Medicare tax rate is 1.45 percent each for employers and employees, unchanged from 2010. There is no wage base limit for Medicare tax. Employers should implement the 4.2% employee social security tax rate as soon as possible, but not later than January 31, 2011.

Payroll Mate is state-of-the-art payroll preparation system, which offers fully-automated payroll processing functions. Below is a summary of the features offered by Payroll Mate:
- Exports Payroll Data to QuickBooks software.
- Exports Payroll checks to Quicken and accounting software like Microsoft Office accounting.
- Supports the following federal payroll forms: 941, 940, 944, W-2, W-3.
- Supports California DE 9 , DE 9C, Texas C-3 , Texas C-4, New York NYS-45, IL 941 and IL UI-3/40.
- Automatically calculates federal payroll tax and state payroll tax withholding.
- Supports different types of pay periods.
- Supports customizable income, tax and deductions categories.
- Supports income per mile and per piece.
- Supports fringe benefits.
- Generates comprehensive payroll reports.
- Handles payroll deductions.
- Exports payroll reports to Excel, CSV and PDF.
- Prints on Laser and Inkjet checks.
- Prints on preprinted red scannable W2 forms and W3 forms.
- Free updates during the tax year.
- One step backup and restore.
- Runs over a network.
- Supports payroll direct deposit.
- Ability to print MICR checks on blank check stock.

Download your Free payroll software demo today by visiting the payroll software download page:


Contact Information:
Real Business Solutions
Nancy Walters
[email protected]
1099 Payroll Software Division .

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