Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Your Administrative Tasks

Outsourcing tasks such as accounting, marketing, IT, and shipping is common for many businesses. We believe that administrative tasks such as payroll, HR, or benefits administration should be considered as a task to outsource for multiple reasons.

At My HR Pros, we take these tasks seriously. We become an extension of your business, taking on the back-end administration so you can focus on what you love.

When considering if outsourcing these tasks is a good fit for your business, take these pros and cons into account.


Cost Savings

Outsourcing can be cost-effective, especially for small businesses that do not have the resources to manage them in-house. By outsourcing, businesses can avoid the cost of hiring and training dedicated staff and paying for the software and technology.

Expertise and Compliance

Providers like My HR Pros are specialized companies with expertise in managing these tasks and staying up to date with tax laws and regulations. By outsourcing, businesses can ensure compliance with both state and federal laws and avoid costly penalties for errors and omissions.

Time Savings

Managing these administrative tasks can be time-consuming, especially for small businesses with limited resources. Outsourcing can save time by automating processes, managing tax filings and payments, and providing reports and analytics.

Enhanced Security

Outsourcing to a reputable provider can improve the security and confidentiality of employee data, reducing the risk of fraud and identity theft.


Loss of Control

Outsourcing means businesses must rely on a third-party provider to manage their processes. This can lead to a loss of control over data and procedures, which can concern some businesses.

Communication Challenges

Outsourcing requires clear communication and collaboration between the business and the provider. Communication challenges can arise if there are language barriers, or the provider is in a different time zone.

Integration with Other Systems

Outsourcing may require integration with other business systems, such as accounting. Integration challenges can arise if the payroll provider’s software is not compatible with other systems or if there are data transfer issues.

Cost Structure

Outsourcing can be cost-effective, but it also has a cost structure that includes monthly or annual fees, per-employee charges, and additional charges for certain services, such as tax filing or direct deposit.

To get a better understanding of outsourcing and if its right for your business, we suggest a conversation with one of our Business Advisors. My HR Pros isn’t a one size fits all business, and pride ourselves in ensuring a good fit, resulting in high client retention. We have been providing outsourcing to clients since 1995 and have learned what our clients need and what best serves their business to assist in growth.


Written by: Jeremiah Bogdon, Chief Financial Officer


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