10 Best HR Compliance Software in India for Small Businesses and Startups

July 3rd 2024

Founders, HRs, and Finance professionals working in startups have a lot on their plates. They handle hiring, sales, marketing, operations, and more! The last thing they want to deal with is compliance. 

However, paying attention to tax compliance, leave policies, and statutory compliance could lead to legal trouble, penalties and unwanted hassle.

Compliance software monitors all internal systems and controls and ensures that your business follows country-specific statutory rules and regulations. 

Selecting the appropriate compliance software can be a considerable challenge. Due to a lack of legal knowledge, founders often need clarification about which software to choose and what features to prioritise. 

This article focuses on India's best human resource compliance software for startups and SMEs. After reading this article, you will know which compliance software you want to invest in. 

Let’s get started.

Essential Features to Look Out for in the Best HR Compliance Software

While established regulations exist for HR, payroll, talent acquisition, and other business functions, many companies suffer penalties for unintentional non-compliance. These include missing regulation changes or failing to update their HR systems. 

Businesses need the right HR compliance software to handle all these compliance needs. When researching for a compliance tool, make sure to look for the following features:

Features for HR Professionals

  • Automated updates for labour laws and related regulations

  • Automated compliance report and challan generation

  • Compliance with the Factories Act, Minimum Wages Act, the Payment of Bonus, etc.

  • Automated state and industry-specific minimum wage calculations 

  • Accurate overtime calculation and compliance with maximum working hours regulations

  • Statutory forms and report generation

  • Secure employee data storage and compliance with data protection laws

  • Automated PT, IT, TDS calculations, PF, ESI, gratuity and benefits management

  • Configurable company and state-specific policies and compliance with them

  • Audit trails for all compliance-related activities

Features for Employees

  • Compliance filings and deadline tracking

  • Accurate deduction of taxes and other statutory contributions

  • Download option for Form 12BB, Form 16 and other tax-related documents

  • Employee Self Serve portal to access payslips, edit personal info, and upload IT declarations

  • Mobile app for easy access

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List of Top HR Compliance Software in India 

  • Craze

  • Keka

  • HROne

  • FactoHR

  • GreytHR

  • ZingHR

  • BambooHR

  • Kredily

  • Zimyo

  • PocketHRMS

Quick Comparison of Top 3 Human Resource Compliance Software in India

In this section, we are listing the top compliance software in India. We will cover these in detail in the next section.

Tool name

Craze

FactoHR

Kredily

Pros

Error-free, compliant salary components; 24/7 SME support




Automatic calculations and easy payroll and legal compliance

Auto payslip generation and easy tracking of employee records


Cons

Mobile application is not available, but web application compensates for it



IT calculations are not up to the mark


Frequent software updates disrupt the data



Ideal for

Startups and SMEs with less than 100 employees looking for advanced HR and payroll compliance features without feature lock-ins

SMEs looking to automate IT calculations and payroll compliance

Medium to large enterprises looking for advanced compliance features

Starting price

₹40/employee/month for core HR and compliances





Undisclosed



₹1499/Month for up to 25 employees and ₹60/extra employee


Top 10 HR Compliance Software 

Below is the list of top HR compliance software, including their best features, use cases, price, pros, and cons. Our analysis is based on information on these brands’ official websites and the feedback of these tools’ current users on review portals like G2 and Capterra.

  1. Craze

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craze entities

Craze is an HR and payroll compliance software that helps Indian startups and SMEs build their payroll operations from scratch. It helps you process compliant payroll, follow tax rules, and develop leave policies aligned with Indian regulations. Though a new HR and compliance software, Craze is winning hearts by serving startups with tailored features and flexible pricing.

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craze salary structures
craze salary structures

Craze best features 

  • Indian tax scheme-friendly salary structures for your employees

  • Flexible Benefit Plan (FBP) components to provide tax-free allowances and reduce taxable income 

  • Process payroll error-free, compliant and on-time 

  • Ensure accurate deductions for statutory components such as TDS, PF, PT, and ESIC 

  • Generate automated tax reports for employees with detailed summaries of EPF, ESIC and TDS taxes 

  • Process contractor payments effortlessly without manually calculating TDS and GST slabs

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craze tds challans
craze tds challans

Pros 

  • All-in-one people operating system, where HR, payroll, leave and attendance software are auto-synced 

  • Exceptional support from SMEs on all your queries 

  • Flexible per-user/per-month pricing without any minimum commitments 

Cons

  • Mobile application is not available, but web application compensates for it

Why startups use Craze
as their people operating system

Read all customer testimonials

  • We completed onboarding in under half a day and processed payroll within 24 hours of our initial conversation. Craze makes tasks much easier compared to other disconnected solutions. Excel sheets are cumbersome and prone to errors, but Craze solves these issues. My experience has been excellent! I highly recommend Craze.

    Aman Rai

    Co-Founder, Aroleap

  • I'm thrilled with the seamless onboarding experience provided by Craze. Their phenomenal support streamlined our HR processes, making payroll a breeze. It has truly elevated Needibay's efficiency and transformed our HR operations. I highly recommend any growing company to rely on Craze

    Arojeet Saha

    Founder, Needibay

  • After trying various admin and payroll tools, our main concerns were complicated UIs, poor service, and slow turnarounds. Switching to Craze for Payroll, leave, and attendance solved all these issues. Kabir and the team have been hands-on, providing excellent customer service. The UI is user-friendly. Highly recommended!

    Sahaan Suman Kumar

    Founder, Bubble Network

  • Craze has been a breeze in running payroll. Our bottle neck was manually wasting time on each contractor or employee's sales commission, adding them to our beneficiary, waiting 24 hours and submitting 10+ OTPs. Craze solved that for us and would 10/10 recommend to all fellow founders and HR leaders

    Bharadwaj Giridhar

    Co-Founder & CEO, Inbox Pirates

  • DocTrue's payroll process used to be manual, which was time-consuming and required coordination with auditors. Craze has helped automate DocTrue's payroll and compliance, significantly reducing the time spent on these tasks. The onboarding experience with Craze was great, and their support has been excellent

    Pushkara RS

    Co-Founder & COO, DocTrue

  • I want to give a shoutout to the guys at Craze (YC S22). They really made our HR and payroll processes super smooth, both for us and our employees. Any issue was addressed quickly with great customer service. I highly recommend it to founders who want to focus on building without wasting time on admin work!

    Itamar Bitan

    Co-Founder, Dognosis

  • The Craze platform is extremely intuitive and easy to use when compared to other payroll/HRM vendors. That being said, my favourite feature is definitely how quick and responsive they are in providing any support

    Sidharth Rao

    Co-Founder & COO, Integration Labs

  • Craze has completely transformed how we handle salary processing and contractor payments, cutting my effort by over 70%. I don’t have to worry about figuring out taxes or dealing with TDS calculations anymore. The dashboard is super easy to use, and the support is amazing and fast. Craze has helped Arezou grow!

    Ishita Saxena

    Founder, Arezou

  • Craze has easily given me back 10-15 hours. Before Craze, we tried a few payroll softwares but still had to spend time on compliance. With Craze, payroll management is just one click away

    Sarthak Jain

    Founder, Findr

  • Craze has been a big relief for QuickReel, especially as a first-time founder dealing with compliance struggles. The seamless onboarding process and exceptional 24/7 support has been highly impressive. Craze has made managing QuickReel's HR, payroll, and compliance needs effortless, allowing me to focus more on scaling the business

    Ansh Vashistha

    Founder, QuickReel

  • The interface is intuitive and user-friendly, making the whole process hassle-free. It's saved me a lot of time and headaches. Overall, I highly recommend Craze to anyone looking for a simple yet effective payroll solution. Quick and effective support is another reason to use Craze

    Vishal Sharma

    Founder, Autopilot

  • The onboarding process was exceptionally smooth, and the product is sleek and well-designed. Kabir and his team were impressively prompt in addressing all of our queries

    Sanskar Jain

    Co-Founder & CEO, Entvin

  • We are a small team yet Craze saves us a lot of time in payroll and I can only imagine how much of an impact it can have on bigger businesses. Team Craze were super quick and precise with the onboarding and quick demo

    Krishna Mohan

    Co-Founder, FunnelHQ

  • Craze offered the perfect solution for our small tech startup's HR and payroll needs. When an employee requested a salary slip, we, as first-time startup founders, were initially unsure how to provide one. Craze provided a one-stop HR and payroll solution, resolving all our issues instantly

    Hemang Vyas

    Co-Founder & Head of Operations, Dev Satva

  • Huge shoutout to Craze. They have built a super slick easy to understand platform to process payroll. The setup process took less than 5 minutes and I could easily understand the different features and add my team members. Special thanks to Kabir Nagral for inviting me on a call so quickly and getting me started with Craze

    Harsh Agrawal

    Founder, DevKit

  • We absolutely loved using Craze to automate our payroll process. It's as simple as clicking a button and saves at least three hours every month by completely streamlining all payroll-related compliances. The UI is super intuitive, and the team is super helpful and responsive. I would definitely recommend it to early-stage startups

    Harshil N

    Founder and CEO, Contineu AI

Why startups use Craze
as their people operating system

Read all customer testimonials

  • We completed onboarding in under half a day and processed payroll within 24 hours of our initial conversation. Craze makes tasks much easier compared to other disconnected solutions. Excel sheets are cumbersome and prone to errors, but Craze solves these issues. My experience has been excellent! I highly recommend Craze.

    Aman Rai

    Co-Founder, Aroleap

  • I'm thrilled with the seamless onboarding experience provided by Craze. Their phenomenal support streamlined our HR processes, making payroll a breeze. It has truly elevated Needibay's efficiency and transformed our HR operations. I highly recommend any growing company to rely on Craze

    Arojeet Saha

    Founder, Needibay

  • After trying various admin and payroll tools, our main concerns were complicated UIs, poor service, and slow turnarounds. Switching to Craze for Payroll, leave, and attendance solved all these issues. Kabir and the team have been hands-on, providing excellent customer service. The UI is user-friendly. Highly recommended!

    Sahaan Suman Kumar

    Founder, Bubble Network

  • Craze has been a breeze in running payroll. Our bottle neck was manually wasting time on each contractor or employee's sales commission, adding them to our beneficiary, waiting 24 hours and submitting 10+ OTPs. Craze solved that for us and would 10/10 recommend to all fellow founders and HR leaders

    Bharadwaj Giridhar

    Co-Founder & CEO, Inbox Pirates

  • DocTrue's payroll process used to be manual, which was time-consuming and required coordination with auditors. Craze has helped automate DocTrue's payroll and compliance, significantly reducing the time spent on these tasks. The onboarding experience with Craze was great, and their support has been excellent

    Pushkara RS

    Co-Founder & COO, DocTrue

  • I want to give a shoutout to the guys at Craze (YC S22). They really made our HR and payroll processes super smooth, both for us and our employees. Any issue was addressed quickly with great customer service. I highly recommend it to founders who want to focus on building without wasting time on admin work!

    Itamar Bitan

    Co-Founder, Dognosis

  • The Craze platform is extremely intuitive and easy to use when compared to other payroll/HRM vendors. That being said, my favourite feature is definitely how quick and responsive they are in providing any support

    Sidharth Rao

    Co-Founder & COO, Integration Labs

  • Craze has completely transformed how we handle salary processing and contractor payments, cutting my effort by over 70%. I don’t have to worry about figuring out taxes or dealing with TDS calculations anymore. The dashboard is super easy to use, and the support is amazing and fast. Craze has helped Arezou grow!

    Ishita Saxena

    Founder, Arezou

  • Craze has easily given me back 10-15 hours. Before Craze, we tried a few payroll softwares but still had to spend time on compliance. With Craze, payroll management is just one click away

    Sarthak Jain

    Founder, Findr

  • Craze has been a big relief for QuickReel, especially as a first-time founder dealing with compliance struggles. The seamless onboarding process and exceptional 24/7 support has been highly impressive. Craze has made managing QuickReel's HR, payroll, and compliance needs effortless, allowing me to focus more on scaling the business

    Ansh Vashistha

    Founder, QuickReel

  • The interface is intuitive and user-friendly, making the whole process hassle-free. It's saved me a lot of time and headaches. Overall, I highly recommend Craze to anyone looking for a simple yet effective payroll solution. Quick and effective support is another reason to use Craze

    Vishal Sharma

    Founder, Autopilot

  • The onboarding process was exceptionally smooth, and the product is sleek and well-designed. Kabir and his team were impressively prompt in addressing all of our queries

    Sanskar Jain

    Co-Founder & CEO, Entvin

  • We are a small team yet Craze saves us a lot of time in payroll and I can only imagine how much of an impact it can have on bigger businesses. Team Craze were super quick and precise with the onboarding and quick demo

    Krishna Mohan

    Co-Founder, FunnelHQ

  • Craze offered the perfect solution for our small tech startup's HR and payroll needs. When an employee requested a salary slip, we, as first-time startup founders, were initially unsure how to provide one. Craze provided a one-stop HR and payroll solution, resolving all our issues instantly

    Hemang Vyas

    Co-Founder & Head of Operations, Dev Satva

  • Huge shoutout to Craze. They have built a super slick easy to understand platform to process payroll. The setup process took less than 5 minutes and I could easily understand the different features and add my team members. Special thanks to Kabir Nagral for inviting me on a call so quickly and getting me started with Craze

    Harsh Agrawal

    Founder, DevKit

  • We absolutely loved using Craze to automate our payroll process. It's as simple as clicking a button and saves at least three hours every month by completely streamlining all payroll-related compliances. The UI is super intuitive, and the team is super helpful and responsive. I would definitely recommend it to early-stage startups

    Harshil N

    Founder and CEO, Contineu AI

Why startups use Craze
as their people operating system

Read all customer testimonials

  • We completed onboarding in under half a day and processed payroll within 24 hours of our initial conversation. Craze makes tasks much easier compared to other disconnected solutions. Excel sheets are cumbersome and prone to errors, but Craze solves these issues. My experience has been excellent! I highly recommend Craze.

    Aman Rai

    Co-Founder, Aroleap

  • I'm thrilled with the seamless onboarding experience provided by Craze. Their phenomenal support streamlined our HR processes, making payroll a breeze. It has truly elevated Needibay's efficiency and transformed our HR operations. I highly recommend any growing company to rely on Craze

    Arojeet Saha

    Founder, Needibay

  • After trying various admin and payroll tools, our main concerns were complicated UIs, poor service, and slow turnarounds. Switching to Craze for Payroll, leave, and attendance solved all these issues. Kabir and the team have been hands-on, providing excellent customer service. The UI is user-friendly. Highly recommended!

    Sahaan Suman Kumar

    Founder, Bubble Network

  • Craze has been a breeze in running payroll. Our bottle neck was manually wasting time on each contractor or employee's sales commission, adding them to our beneficiary, waiting 24 hours and submitting 10+ OTPs. Craze solved that for us and would 10/10 recommend to all fellow founders and HR leaders

    Bharadwaj Giridhar

    Co-Founder & CEO, Inbox Pirates

  • DocTrue's payroll process used to be manual, which was time-consuming and required coordination with auditors. Craze has helped automate DocTrue's payroll and compliance, significantly reducing the time spent on these tasks. The onboarding experience with Craze was great, and their support has been excellent

    Pushkara RS

    Co-Founder & COO, DocTrue

  • I want to give a shoutout to the guys at Craze (YC S22). They really made our HR and payroll processes super smooth, both for us and our employees. Any issue was addressed quickly with great customer service. I highly recommend it to founders who want to focus on building without wasting time on admin work!

    Itamar Bitan

    Co-Founder, Dognosis

  • The Craze platform is extremely intuitive and easy to use when compared to other payroll/HRM vendors. That being said, my favourite feature is definitely how quick and responsive they are in providing any support

    Sidharth Rao

    Co-Founder & COO, Integration Labs

  • Craze has completely transformed how we handle salary processing and contractor payments, cutting my effort by over 70%. I don’t have to worry about figuring out taxes or dealing with TDS calculations anymore. The dashboard is super easy to use, and the support is amazing and fast. Craze has helped Arezou grow!

    Ishita Saxena

    Founder, Arezou

  • Craze has easily given me back 10-15 hours. Before Craze, we tried a few payroll softwares but still had to spend time on compliance. With Craze, payroll management is just one click away

    Sarthak Jain

    Founder, Findr

  • Craze has been a big relief for QuickReel, especially as a first-time founder dealing with compliance struggles. The seamless onboarding process and exceptional 24/7 support has been highly impressive. Craze has made managing QuickReel's HR, payroll, and compliance needs effortless, allowing me to focus more on scaling the business

    Ansh Vashistha

    Founder, QuickReel

  • The interface is intuitive and user-friendly, making the whole process hassle-free. It's saved me a lot of time and headaches. Overall, I highly recommend Craze to anyone looking for a simple yet effective payroll solution. Quick and effective support is another reason to use Craze

    Vishal Sharma

    Founder, Autopilot

  • The onboarding process was exceptionally smooth, and the product is sleek and well-designed. Kabir and his team were impressively prompt in addressing all of our queries

    Sanskar Jain

    Co-Founder & CEO, Entvin

  • We are a small team yet Craze saves us a lot of time in payroll and I can only imagine how much of an impact it can have on bigger businesses. Team Craze were super quick and precise with the onboarding and quick demo

    Krishna Mohan

    Co-Founder, FunnelHQ

  • Craze offered the perfect solution for our small tech startup's HR and payroll needs. When an employee requested a salary slip, we, as first-time startup founders, were initially unsure how to provide one. Craze provided a one-stop HR and payroll solution, resolving all our issues instantly

    Hemang Vyas

    Co-Founder & Head of Operations, Dev Satva

  • Huge shoutout to Craze. They have built a super slick easy to understand platform to process payroll. The setup process took less than 5 minutes and I could easily understand the different features and add my team members. Special thanks to Kabir Nagral for inviting me on a call so quickly and getting me started with Craze

    Harsh Agrawal

    Founder, DevKit

  • We absolutely loved using Craze to automate our payroll process. It's as simple as clicking a button and saves at least three hours every month by completely streamlining all payroll-related compliances. The UI is super intuitive, and the team is super helpful and responsive. I would definitely recommend it to early-stage startups

    Harshil N

    Founder and CEO, Contineu AI

Ideal for: Startups and SMEs with less than 100 employees looking for advanced HR and payroll compliance features without feature lock-ins 

Pricing

  • Growth: ₹40/employee/month, ideal for startups, SMEs and growing businesses. Access to all core HR compliances without any feature gating

  • Custom: Custom pricing, ideal for enterprises with over 100 employees. Craze creates custom plans with unique features under this package

  1. Keka

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keka
keka

Keka handles compliance requirements with local and national authorities in India. It automates Provident Fund (PF) and Professional Tax (PT) calculations and generates state-specific PT forms with built-in rules.

Keka best features

  • Configure ESI calculation rules and auto-generate filing outputs meeting ESI office standards

  • Automated allowance and deductions breakdown as per the Income Tax department’s prescribed sections

  • HR policy templates for employee code of conduct, PTO, etc. for documentation and compliance 

Learn more about Keka features in this detailed Keka Review.

Pros

  • Handles complex payroll calculations 

  • Ensures compliance with tax regulations and statutory requirements

Cons 

  • PF integration is complex through the mobile app

  • Compliance features like all state holidays and update notifications are missing 

Ideal for: Medium to large enterprises looking for comprehensive HR compliance solutions

Pricing

  • Foundation: ₹9,999/month for up to 100 employees and ₹90/month per extra employee

  • Strength:  ₹12,999/month for up to 100 employees and ₹120/month per extra employee

  • Growth:  ₹15,999/month for up to 100 employees and ₹150/month for each extra employee

  1. HROne

hrone
hrone
hrone

HROne complies with HR/ISO standards, labour laws, tax regulations, and other legal requirements in payroll. The system auto-configures according to updated legal standards.

HROne best features

  • Auto deductions of PF, ESI, and other allowances

  • Generate statutory compliant PT, ESI, and IT challans

  • A comprehensive checklist to stay updated on compliance requirements

Get more insights into HROne features in this HROne Review.

Pros

  • Automatic tax calculation and salary structuring

  • Auto payslip generation and publish option

Cons 

  • The mobile app is slow 

  • The tool processes F&F settlements a few days later and not on the same day of relieving

Ideal for: Medium-sized businesses with 50+ teams looking for basic payroll compliance features

Pricing

  • Basic: ₹85/user/month with no access to workforce and expense management features. Subscriptions start at ₹5000/month 

  • Professional: ₹115 /user/month with no access to performance and expense management and helpdesk features 

  • Enterprise: Custom pricing

  1. FactoHR

factohr
factohr
factohr

FactoHR handles payroll compliance, such as IT, PT, gratuity, leave encashment, etc. It also automates tax calculations and deducts Labour Welfare Fund components and TDS.

FactoHR best features

  • Configure PF rules and choose PF and ESI wage components to calculate salaries, ESI wages, and arrears

  • Generate Form 24Q for quarterly TCS/TDS return submission and file IT returns, maintaining IT compliance

  • IT declaration feature to help users in income tax computation

Pros

  • Makes payroll, attendance, and legal compliance easy and error-free

  • Financial analysis is more straightforward with automatic calculations

Cons

  • The IT calculations are not up to the mark

  • The UI isn’t interactive and easy to navigate

Ideal for: SMEs looking to automate IT calculations and payroll compliance 

Pricing

Not disclosed on the website.

  1. GreytHR

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greythr
greythr

GreytHR automates payroll and tax compliance, ensuring error-free employee salaries and settlements. 

GreytHR best features

  • Generate payslips, IT, PT, ESI reports, and challans

  • Automate PF calculations with ECR generation

  • Auto-calculate and deduct TDS and LWF

Know more about GreytHR features in our GreytHR Review.

Pros

  • Easy payroll processing and report generation 

  • Download the option for salary slips, documents, and Form 16

Cons

  • Limited banking integrations for salary disbursements

  • No auto sign-out feature

Ideal for: SMEs looking for basic payroll compliance features

Pricing

  • Starter: ₹0/month for 25 employees with no access to a configurable salary structure 

  • Essential: ₹3495/month for 50 employees and ₹30/month/employee for extra employees. No access to employee exit management

  • Growth: ₹5495/month for 50 employees and ₹60/month for each extra employee

  • Enterprise: ₹7495/month for 50 employees and ₹100/month/employee for extra employees 

  1. ZingHR

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zinghr
zinghr

The next compliance software on our list is ZingHR. The tool handles compliance in payroll, talent acquisition, and other HR processes. It adheres to Indian labour laws, tax regulations, and workplace safety policies.

ZingHR best features

  • Zero Touch payroll to process monthly/weekly payments with transparency and compliance

  • Compliant employee location and designation transfer with written acceptance and offer verification  

  • Employee investment declarations supported by valid expenses and investment proofs for better returns

Pros

  • Easy tax simulations and investment submissions

  • Dashboards to view employee details like work hours, attendance, overtime, etc.

Cons

  • Dashboards load very slowly and refresh many times when marking leaves 

  • The mobile app doesn’t work well

Ideal for: Enterprises with large workforces looking for an end-to-end compliance solution

Pricing

Not disclosed on the website

The next compliance software on our list is ZingHR. The tool handles compliance in payroll, talent acquisition, and other HR processes. It adheres to Indian labour laws, tax regulations, and workplace safety policies.

ZingHR best features

  • Zero Touch payroll to process monthly/weekly payments with transparency and compliance

  • Compliant employee location and designation transfer with written acceptance and offer verification  

  • Employee investment declarations supported by valid expenses and investment proofs for better returns

Pros

  • Easy tax simulations and investment submissions

  • Dashboards to view employee details like work hours, attendance, overtime, etc.

Cons

  • Dashboards load very slowly and refresh many times when marking leaves 

  • The mobile app doesn’t work well

Ideal for: Enterprises with large workforces looking for an end-to-end compliance solution

Pricing

Not disclosed on the website

  1. BambooHR

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bamboohr
bamboohr

BambooHR ensures compliance with HR and labour laws. It handles payroll, files taxes on your behalf, and provides standard reports. The tool also complies with HR policies related to workplace discrimination, safety, wages, etc.

BambooHR best features

  • Standard payroll reports like direct deposit, payroll info checkup, etc., to ensure compliance

  • Compliance checklists to ensure that employees follow rules and procedures

  • Automated tax calculations and form generation for US-based employees

Pros

  • Access to payroll reports to track employee hours 

  • Direct download of tax forms from the platform

Cons

  • Limited performance management features

  • Only managers can access and control time-off permissions

Ideal for: Enterprises with a global workforce looking for basic compliance software

Pricing

Not disclosed on the website

  1. Kredily

kredily
kredily
kredily

Kredily is one of the top HR compliance software for documentation, reporting, and compliance deadline monitoring. The tool automates calculating PF, ESI, PT, and TDS, adhering to local and national laws.

Kredily best features

  • Reporting and analysis to track compliance metrics and generate compliance reports

  • Real-time monitoring and alerts for regulation changes and issues

  • Generate PF, ESI, TDS, and PT reports complying with regulatory mandates

Learn more about Kredily’s features in this Kredily Review 2024.

Pros

  • Securing and compliant data storage 

  • Generating payslips and tracking employee records, files, etc., is easy 

Cons

  • Frequent updates disrupt the data

  • Auto logout issues when a user is inactive on the website for sometime

Ideal for: Medium to large enterprises looking for advanced compliance features

Pricing

  • Free forever: ₹0 /Month and no access to PF, ESI challan generation, IT calculations, Forms 12BB, 16, and 24Q, etc.

  • Professional: ₹1499/Month for up to 25 employees and ₹60/ employee from the 26th one. IT computation is available as an add-on

  • Enterprise: Custom pricing

  1. Zimyo

zimyo
zimyo
zimyo

Zimyo’s payroll compliance software ensures automated and error-free statutory compliance calculations.  Configure the PF and ESI rules to automate calculations and deductions during salary processing. 

Zimyo best features

  • Incorporate LWF in salary structure, calculate state-wise contributions, and automate deduction

  • Automate state-specific PT calculation, download reports, and PT challans 

  • Auto approval of investment declarations

Pros

  • It’s easy to track and manage employee details like compensation, hours worked, etc.

  • Detailed payroll reports like reimbursement, insurance, wage slips, and cost sheets

Cons

  • Notifications and approval systems need improvement

  • Sometimes, the software’s web version takes time to open

Ideal for: SMBs and enterprises looking for payroll compliance automation

Pricing

  • Basic: ₹80/ user/ month with least billing for 40 users 

  • Standard: ₹120/ user/ month with least billing for 40 users. No access to global payroll compliance

  • Enterprise: ₹125/ user/ month with least billing for 40 users. Error-free salary disbursement and other payout features are available as add-ons

  1. PocketHRMS

pockethrms
pockethrms
pockethrms

PocketHRMS’s compliance software ensures payroll statutory compliance and automated gratuity calculations for employee exit. 

PocketHRMS best features

  • Automated PF, IT, PT, ESI, and arrears calculations 

  • Generate regulatory forms like ECR, Form 16, etc., for IT and PF contributions

  • Automated F&F calculation with leave encashment and asset recovery

Pros

  • Easy to download payroll reports

  • Fast and compliant payroll processing

Cons

  • Outdated mobile app interface

  • Needs more features for ATS, like Parsing

Ideal for: SMEs with 50+ employees looking for statutory tax and compliance automation

Pricing

  • Standard: ₹2495/month for up to 50 employees and ₹40/employee/month 51st employee onwards

  • Professional: ₹3995/month for up to 50 employees and ₹80/employee/month 51st employee onwards. No access to exit and F&F and transfer features

  • Premium: Custom pricing

How to Select the Best Human Resource Compliance Software?

While features save you from a boatload of compliance efforts, here are a few questions you must ask to test the tool's other aspects. 

  • Is the software user-friendly? Can HR professionals and employees use the tool without hard-core training? Find out if the tool is easy to adopt

  • How frequently is the software updated? Check if the software auto-updates with changing laws and regulations

  • Does the tool support my compliance needs?  Identify your compliance needs for HR, payroll, leave management, etc., and check if the tool supports them

  • Does the tool offer data security and compliance? Check if the software complies with the data protection laws and provides secure storage for sensitive company and employee data

  • Is the software customisable? Can you customise company policies and state-wise regulations to ensure 100% compliance?

  • Does the vendor provide dedicated customer support? Check if the customer support team is prompt enough to address compliance issues without additional costs

Conclusion

Time to make a final decision based on selecting the best compliance software that suits your team and use cases perfectly. We don’t want to sound biased, but we believe Craze is the right choice for startups and SMEs. It is a simple compliance software with flexible pricing options. 

You are a right fit for Craze if: 

  • You are building a compliant people operating system in your organisation that handles HR, finance, and IT within a single dashboard 

  • You are frustrated with the high price-feature gating model that most compliance software follow

  • You are looking for genuine, empathetic support 

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FAQs

What is the cost of HR compliance software in India?

The cost of compliance software in India varies widely, ranging from free plans to ₹15,999 per month for up to 100 employees, with additional per-employee charges for larger teams.

Why should I implement compliance software for HRs?

Implementing compliance software helps avoid legal troubles, penalties, and unwanted hassles by ensuring adherence to tax regulations, leave policies, and statutory compliances, which is especially important for startups and SMEs.

What are the key things to look for in HR compliance software?

Look for user-friendliness, frequent updates, support for specific compliance needs, data security, customisability, and dedicated customer support.

What features should I look for in human resource compliance software?

Key features include automated updates for labour laws, compliance report generation, statutory form generation, secure data storage, automated tax calculations, configurable policies, and employee self-service portals.

Does compliance software offer built-in features for payroll and core HR?

Yes, compliance software like Craze has a strong core HR and built-in payroll software that syncs deeply in real-time.

What are the different pricing models in HR compliance software?

It is per-user-based. Some companies have feature gating and minimum users. Craze doesn't have restrictions and has transparent pricing.

Sreyashi Chatterjee

Sreyashi Chatterjee is a SaaS content marketing consultant. When she is not writing or thinking about writing, she is watching Netflix or reading a thriller novel while sipping coffee.

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Built for founders by founders in India 🇮🇳

Products
Features
Contractors
Reimbursements
Flexible benefits
Reports
Compliance
Documents

© 2024 Craze Technologies. All rights reserved

Built for founders by founders in India 🇮🇳

Products
Features
Contractors
Reimbursements
Flexible benefits
Reports
Compliance
Documents

© 2024 Craze Technologies. All rights reserved