Payroll Services for Small Businesses

PayRunner Payroll is reliable, flexible, and focused on your business.

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Payroll is our service, honesty is our business, ethics is our promise.

My wife and I put all of our money into starting Payrunner Payroll, and have worked hard over the past 18 + years to fill the gap in the payroll service industry between the services the large payroll companies offer and the needs of small businesses.

You are not just a number to us — you are a real person and we understand your needs, because as small business owners ourselves, we deal with the same daily issues you do.

We believe that you have the right to choose your payroll provider, from non-penalizing service responsiveness, flexibility to run payroll your way, and the benefit of a owner-to-owner relationship that protectively advises you in your local community — not a national company that only knows you by number.

It’s our mission to serve you as friends and fellow leaders. We’ll be there for you when you need us most.

— Chris Horton, Founder of PayRunner Payroll

Individually-Tailored Payroll + Tax Services

Payroll Services

Employee Payroll, Tax Filing, Payroll Reports, General Reports and Tracking, Quarter-End Reporting, Year-End Reporting

Additional/Compliance Services

HR Services, Compliance Posters, Harassment Training, Drug Testing, Background Checks, Workers Compensation, Sick Leave Law

Employee Services

Custom Pay Card Solutions, HR Management, HUB Employee Portal, Employee Retirement Accounts

Some of Our Most Trusted Vendors:

Kind Words from Clients

  • Wish I've used Payrunner all along. I used adp for years before my cpa recommended Chris at Payrunner. ADP dropped the ball bad and created a tax problem i... Read More

    Dan L.Dan L.
  • They are awesome and helpful. I would recommend them to everyone. Chris and his staff are great.

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    Michelle Atkinson
  • PayRunner strives to give the best service and price for all its clients. I've
    worked here for over 5 years and the owners do their best for clients and employees.

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    Casey McDonald
  • Chris & Jeanette Horton are the best! Teresa's Jewelers would never leave you. Very professional and easy to work with. Pay Runner payroll takes care of glitches in a timely manner. Love you guys!

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    Patricia Saldivar
  • The Payrunner team is everything I could have asked for and more! As a small business owner, I wanted to support a fellow small business. The team is... Read More

    Michael P.Michael P.
  • What a great business. I was once with ADP. Oh forget that! In the time it takes to get through ADPs phone tree (you know, press one for English, press 3... Read More

    Mia M.Mia M.
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We are honored to give back to non-profit organizations in the Orange County area through our “Partnership Program."

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We understand the needs of business owners who need solutions and service – not problems.