Small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly turning to professional employee organizations (PEOs) to handle their payroll administration. It's not difficult to see why. Payroll administration is a time-consuming, complex and often tedious task that can pull your talented team away from your core business. Six of the most burdensome payroll-related tasks include IRS-compliance, direct deposit, check printing, payroll software upgrades, time-and-attendance bookkeeping, payroll adjustments, and special reporting requirements. Below we take a closer look at how a PEO can handle each of these six payroll administration tasks for you.