Whether a small business with a handful of employees or a larger company employing hundreds, we understand you face many, often time consuming, challenges. HowardSimon offers a comprehensive range of solutions to help employers successfully tackle these challenges. Our knowledge, efficiency, and customer support combined with competitive pricing gives employers the resources they need for success.

Retirement Planning HowardSimon began in the retirement planning industry and specializes in the design and administration of retirement plans. As one of the first third party administrators in the Chicagoland area, we possess extensive experience in 401(k) plans, defined benefit plans, cross-tested plans and much more. Combined with payroll solutions, our retirement panning allows us to provide our clients with the option of seamless integration for automated money transfers and year-end census generation.

Payroll Solutions Understanding the unique needs of each business allows us to devise customized, stress-free payroll solutions. Our fully integrated payroll services include standard payroll processing, automated data exchange, and handling of tax filings. Web or remote access enables payroll to be run anytime from anywhere to assure timely payroll processing and delivery. Unique date controls and an error prevention system increase accuracy, while real-time reporting allows pertinent information to be easily accessible.

HR Management To improve and simplify operations, HowardSimon has developed a single source, web-based HR solution. Our HR management system encompasses everything from payroll, time & attendance, and benefits to applicant tracking, on-boarding, performance management, and termination. Clients may select from three plan options: HR Core, Business Suite, and Tailored.

About HowardSimon
HowardSimon has been providing creative financial solutions to clients since 1981. Over the years, the company has grown and evolved into one of the largest and most respected Third-Party Administration firms in the Chicagoland area. Along with being a leader in resourceful retirement plan design, HowardSimon offers comprehensive payroll and human resources solutions with a strong focus on technological capabilities .

Located in the Midwest Serving Employers Nationwide
HowardSimon is located in Riverwoods, IL and is pleased to offer solutions to employers throughout the United States . We are happy to meet with clients on location when necessary and utilize various avenues of communication to remain continuously connected. Our knowledgeable experts stay up to date on the complex laws and regulations affecting employers throughout the United States, with many of our clients operating across multiple state jurisdictions. No matter where your business is located, we give you the same quality expertise and support.

An Independent Family-Owned Business As a privately-held business, HowardSimon remains solely accountable to our clients. Clients connect directly to decision-makers and receive the contact information for key members of the senior management team. HowardSimon conducts in-person meetings whenever possible for a more personalized approach and to foster a stronger bond with our clients. With a strong focus on customization, clients of HowardSimon receive true flexibility that is unavailable through large public companies.

Contacting Us When you need us, we answer! Our strong belief in superior customer service is further maintained by direct line access to all key team members, including our Tax Director, Manager of Payroll Operations, and President.

We earned our leadership status in retirement plan administration and payroll processing by providing customized solutions supported by attentive customer service. People like working with us. Our team approach helps us to deliver continuous support to clients. Many of our administrators have been with the firm for over 20 years. Because of the long tenure of our staff, our team develops a bond with our clients and a deep understanding of their needs.

We also recognize the importance of effective communication to ensure participants truly understand and appreciate their retirement plans. Unlike other providers who utilize call centers, our clients receive direct dial support so they can quickly and easily contact a familiar representative. Our method increase efficiency and eliminates unnecessary hassles.

Customer Service
Committed to the Success of our Clients HowardSimon strives to provide its clients with the best service available in any industry today. We deliver powerful solutions while maintaining a personalized customer service model. Unlike other providers who utilize call centers, our clients receive direct dial support so they can quickly and easily contact a representative. Each client is assigned a dedicated customer service team and provided with their representatives’ direct phone numbers. Furthermore, HowardSimon provides its clients with the direct phone numbers of our Tax Director, VP of Operations, and our company President. Our team approach enables us to deliver superior and continuous support to our clients.

Rapid Response Teams We understand the time sensitive nature of the services we provide. At HowardSimon there is someone available 24/7 to help get your questions answered. We will do everything possible to ensure your employees are paid timely and that you receive service that always exceeds your expectations.

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