PayrollThe payroll software for all company sizes and industries

The Swiss standard for payroll accounting

The Swiss company Abacus Research has been the leading provider of payroll software in Switzerland for over 35 years.

Over 1.2 million payroll settlements are created each month using Abacus Payroll. Thousands of clients from all industries of varying sizes, along with all major trust companies, rely on the user-friendly and efficient software solution. A Swiss product, Abacus Payroll covers the legal requirements in the areas of OASI, UI, NOA, withholding tax, child allowances, etc. in all 26 cantons.

Our many years of experience and the wishes of our customers are incorporated into the continuous further development of the software. Abacus Payroll is regularly certified by Swissdec according to the latest legal requirements.

Your benefits

Guaranteed legally and audit-compliant payroll accounting

Reduce costs by sending payroll settlements by e-mail or to a smartphone

Continuous integration of innovations and regulatory changes

Payroll at a glance

The central elements of Abacus Payroll are employees, payroll processing, evaluations, controlling and budgeting. Further details can be found in the following overview


  • Central personnel base HR and Payroll
  • Digital personnel dossier
  • Concurrent employment
  • Automatic transfer of working times and absences from Abacus Time Recording
  • Employee portal

Payroll processing

  • Any number of settlement runs
  • Flexible payroll type base
  • Foreign currencies
  • Recalculation
  • Complex cost centre distribution
  • Payroll settlements in employee dossier
  • Multilingual interface


  • All social insurances
  • Wage statement CH/FL
  • ELM salary declarations
  • Branch statistics

Controlling / Budgeting

  • BI Tool
  • Budget cockpit and forecast
  • Integration of job master for budgeting of vacant jobs
  • Revision protocol


customers have chosen Abacus Payroll


users work with Abacus HR/Payroll every day

1.2 million 

Abacus payroll settlements monthly

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