PayrollThe payroll software for all company sizes and industries

The Swiss standard for payroll accounting

Abacus Payroll has been the leading payroll software in Switzerland for over 35 years. Over 1.5 million payroll settlements are created with it every month.

Companies from various industries and of different sizes, as well as renowned fiduciary firms, rely on the user-friendly and efficient Abacus Payroll.

Within the monthly payroll processing, you can also process complex wages. As a Swiss product, it covers the legal requirements in the areas of OASI, UI, NOA, withholding tax and child allowances of all 26 cantons.

Payroll is an integral part of the comprehensive Abacus ERP solution together with HR, Time Recording and Project Management. Additional functionalities such as foreign currencies, recalculations, budget and concurrent employment testify to the high scope of services. In addition, you can map the most diverse company organisations and create appropriate standard evaluations.

Many years of experience and the wishes of our users are incorporated into the continuous further development of the software. Abacus Payroll is regularly certified by Swissdec according to the newest legal requirements.

Your benefits

The user-friendly and efficient software offers you comprehensive services in the area of payroll accounting. Payroll also offers you the following advantages:

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

Employees, payroll processing, evaluations, controlling and budgeting are the core components of Abacus Payroll. All functions at a glance are below:


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

Payroll processing

  • Any number of settlement runs
  • Flexible payroll type base
  • Foreign currencies
  • Recalculation
  • Budgeting
  • Complex cost centre distribution
  • Multilingual interface


  • All social insurances
  • Withholding tax per FDF
  • Wage statement CH/FL
  • ELM salary declarations
  • Branch statistics

Controlling / Budgeting

  • BI Tool Abacus Data Analyzer
  • 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

1.5 million 

Abacus payroll settlements monthly

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