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WinTax Canadian Payroll Software

Serving Canadian business owners with fast, accurate payroll for more than 20 years

A woman in glasses standing behind a counter, using Wintax payroll software.

Giving you Payroll Power

Cheque Printing

Cheque printing and direct deposit payment methods are supported.

Customized Formats

Over two dozen standard reports available in fully customizable formats.

Security First

Password protected email ready employee pay statements.


You have special or non-standard deduction codes? No problem! Multiple payment terms or employment categories? That’s easy too.


Easy year end reporting procedures. Quickly generate all the completed forms you need to submit to the CRA. (in paper and xml formats).


Fed up with waiting on hold for hours? Our dedicated support team provides easy to understand payroll expertise when you need it. We help you whenever you need it!


Ideal for small businesses with up to 10 employees.

$ 185 / yr
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees.
  • Unlimited companies.
  • 60-day 'iron-clad' guarantee.


Perfect for growing businesses with up to 50 employees.

$ 235 / yr
  • Payroll for up to 50 employees.
  • Unlimited companies.
  • 60-day 'iron-clad' guarantee.


Scale your payroll operations with unlimited employee support.

$ 385 / yr
  • Payroll for unlimited employees.
  • Unlimited companies.
  • 60-day 'iron-clad' guarantee.
A sleek interface displaying Wintax payroll software features for efficient payroll management.

Flexible and User-Friendly Interface

We designed WinTax for the common Canadian business owner. Without any accounting experience required, you can finalize your payroll in under 60 seconds per employee.

Now that’s fast!

When you choose WinTax, you’re not just solving your payroll, but you’re solving the stress of running a business entirely.

1,300+ Active partners

20+ Years in Business

23,494 T4's Filed in 2023

Canadian Payroll Software Powered by WinTax

Built just for Candian businesses, WinTax Payroll includes:

The WinTax Difference

We are here to help you, Canadian business owners

We Know Payroll Better

No need to do manual filing or give your information to the cloud services. You get to keep all your precious information in-house.

20+ Years Experience

We know this business, well

Expert Team Members

We are on call for you whenever you need

We Help Canada

Operating in Canada? We're here for you

Regular Updates

We always stay up to date with new payroll rules and regulations

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Frequently Asked Questions

The WinTax Payroll Software is a simple, affordable, easy to use payroll preparation tool. It simplifies payroll tasks, ensures accuracy, and offers a range of features to streamline your payroll operations.

WinTax Payroll Software was designed, from the ground-up, to meet the unique needs of Canadian small business owners. It is suitable for businesses of various sizes and all industries, and including companies that employ contractors.  From small startups to mature, established businesses, WinTax helps streamline your payroll process with precision and ease, making it the ideal choice for payroll preparers with varying levels of payroll expertise.

WinTax Payroll Software offers a range of benefits, including:

  • Simple and intuitive data entry screensSingle-screen interface for ease of use

  • Fast processing capability (up to 2 pays per minute)

  • Customizable for unlimited pay codes and deductions100% accurate payroll calculations

  • Easy and flexible setup, requiring minimal training

  • Support for multiple payment methods

  • A wide variety of flexible reportsSimplified year-end proceduresContractor processing capability where T4A or a T5018 reports are required.

WinTax Payroll Software was designed by a true payroll professional who has over 45 years of industry experience in HR and payroll processing. The payroll calculator engine is completely accurate. It matches the accuracy of the Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) payroll calculator. It is fully compliant with CRA reporting and remittance requirements. The calculator uses precise algorithms to ensure that employees are paid correctly and comply with all relevant payroll tax regulations.

Getting started with WinTax Payroll Software requires very little initial training. The user-friendly interface and straightforward setup makes it easy even for newcomers to the payroll job. If you do need help with the software, the WinTax support team is always close by to offer support and resources to help you make the most of the software.

Yes, WinTax Payroll Software supports various payment methods, including direct deposit and printed checks, giving you flexibility in how you pay your employees.

Yes! Our iron-clad guarantee is applicable up to 60 days after purchase. Please email to obtain your "no questions asked" guarantee!