Does payroll seem like a never-ending task that takes you away from other important business needs? That’s because it is never-ending. Start saving time and money with Magnuson, McHugh and Company’s payroll service.

We partner with ADP to offer the most trusted and reliable,  full-service payroll options or you can use our cloud-based payroll setup to streamline your efforts, for those who still want hands-on involvement.

Providing our clients with perfect payrolls and managing payroll tax liabilities is of utmost importance to our team. We accurately process hundreds of thousands of tax dollars every year for Coeur d’Alene and North Idaho area businesses just like yours.

What can we help with? Just about anything related to payroll and finances:

  • Tax Services
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paperless Payroll
  • Reports on CD
  • Accountant Services
  • Worker’s Comp Reporting
  • G/L Services
  • Job Costing
  • Certified Payroll

Reasons to Consider Hiring Our Team to Handle Your Payroll

Use your staff more efficiently by letting our experts handle payroll and the associated legal details. Reduce overhead by removing the need to hire specialized employees.

Our payroll service eliminates the burden of customizing, updating and maintaining your own payroll system–no more data entry, no more researching updates or new laws.

Eliminate the risks of calculating and filing your own payroll taxes by having our local trusted professionals do it for you. Federal, state and local payroll tax laws are frequently changing and becoming more complex.

You get a wide variety of user-friendly and accurate payroll reports.


Our service is a cloud-based program partnered with ADP, one of the world’s leading payroll providers, that is simple and secure to use. If you still want to handle some or most of your payroll aspects, with the support and technology of knowledgeable professional, this might be a good option for your business. Plus, it lets you do payroll from anywhere with your mobile device.


  • Less complicated, yet more secure
  • Gives you more employer/employee control
  • Do payroll from anywhere with your mobile device
  • Saves you time and money over traditional payroll providers


  • W-2s & 1099s posted online at year-end for your preview and approval
  • Automatic pay and file of your quarterly and annual 941 tax returns
  • Automatic new hire reporting and access to labor law posters, business forms and HR “how to” guides
  • Direct deposit or print checks yourself
  • Accounting integration lets you import payroll info into your bookkeeping
  • Secure online access to employees individual pay stubs and payroll history

We know that when it comes to payroll service – no one size fits all. That’s why we offer custom payroll services tailored to your business needs. Get the knowledge, accuracy and professionalism your payroll needs by contacting one of our local, trusted experts.

Click below or call us at 208.765.9500.


Michelle Schini Haneline, CPA

Michelle is a third generation Coeur d’Alene resident and proudly serves as President of Magnuson, McHugh & Company. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 1990, and joined Magnuson, McHugh & Company in 1995. Her current areas of focus include individual and business taxation as well as developing a practice in medical, dental consulting and business valuations.  Michelle also has nearly 20 years’ experience in governmental accounting and auditing.

She currently serves as Treasurer of the North Idaho College Foundation. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, snow skiing, traveling and spending time with her husband and children.

Michelle Schini Haneline, CPA

Nicole Potter, CPA

Nicole started with the firm in November 2017. She graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She was previously with an accounting firm in Spokane and has twelve years of experience in tax and accounting.

Nicole Potter, CPA

Madison Rowley

Madi joined the firm in December 2016. As an Idaho native, she graduated from Lewis Clark State College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Madison Rowley

Daniell Alworth

Since joining the Company in 2011, Daniell has been working on her associates degree at North Idaho College and plans to pursue further education after that at Lewis Clark State College. She is a North Idaho native.

Daniell Alworth