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The work of nonprofits is never done, but that doesn’t mean you have to do it all on your own. When you partner with ADP, we focus on payroll and HR so you can focus on doing good.
ADP clients can easily find, try, buy and build solutions to help streamline how they manage HR and run their business.
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Securely integrate your ADP worker data with your HR and business systems. ADP API Central gives developers instant access to the ADP APIs, tools and resources they need to quickly and easily build a customized HCM ecosystem.
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With ADP, payroll is super intuitive. They automatically process all the state filings. And anytime I have a problem, I can just upload a document and say, “Take care of this, please,” and it gets handled.
Erica Dodds Chief Operating Officer, The Foundation for Climate Restoration
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Was there a huge difference in processing payroll between Gusto and ADP? Maybe not. But the customer service is what keeps me coming back to ADP.
Will Stewart Operations and Information Technology Manager, WCAPS
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Using [ADP] has helped simplify our payroll needs, but just as importantly it’s produced time savings that allows me to devote more of my time to develop solutions and opportunities for the people of our community we are trying to help.
Stan Jackson Vice President – Finance and Administration, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties
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We really didn’t even think about not using ADP. The platform is really easy for us to use, and that helps streamline things for us so we can focus on our mission rather than spend a lot of time dealing with payroll.
Dr. Andre Samuel Proprietor, The Citizen Science Lab
Like any other employer, nonprofits need to manage payroll for their employees. However, nonprofits also have unique requirements that make setting up and processing payroll complex, such as executive compensation, volunteers, and varied funding streams. You'll likely need to register for a federal employer identification number (EIN) and a state payroll tax identification number (TIN) to file and pay your payroll taxes. You may also need to register for local tax identification numbers based on location.
Nonprofits also need to allocate employee compensation to their funding sources. For example, if you use grants to cover payroll costs, you'll need processes or tools to help employees track their time to those grants and ensure administrators can easily create reports.
Nonprofits in the United States, specifically those classified as 501(c)(3) organizations, are generally exempt from state sales, property and income tax exemptions. However, your nonprofit is subject to employment taxes like the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), even if you have tax-exempt status. You also need to pay State Unemployment Tax Act (SUTA). Additionally, while your organization may be exempt from income tax, you may still be required to withhold federal, and in some cases state, income tax from your employee's wages.
It's important to note that tax laws vary from state to state.
Payroll is generally similar in for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations. They both involve calculating gross pay, deducting the appropriate taxes and other deductions, and issuing checks or direct deposits to employees. However, nonprofit organizations have unique payroll considerations, such as tax-exempt status and unemployment taxes. Nonprofits typically have to report compensation and benefits on the IRS Form 990 to maintain their tax-exempt status, which is publicly available. Nonprofits also have unique obligations regarding grants, donations, volunteers or fringe benefits.
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