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Sage has launched the latest version of its payroll package. Sage Payroll has been designed for businesses of all sizes to automate their payroll function.

The company has been quick to assure customers it will attempt to accredit the product later this year and is currently running trials of internet submissions of statutory payroll forms using Inland Revenue Gateway.

Many providers have been unable to include the required functionality for the upcoming tax year.

Andy Arthur, general manager of Sage’s software division, said: ‘Businesses need a flexible payroll solution which is up-to-date and efficient.’

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