Time and Attendance

Time is money. As a business owner, you're focused on saving both. Paychex time-collecting options — whether by badge, fingerprint scanner, keypad, web entry, or even smartphone — can help you reduce lost time and boost employee productivity.

Time and attendance solutions are not one-size-fits-all. Whether you have one employee or more than 1,000, we've got you covered.

Here's a look at some flexible options designed to support businesses of all sizes, from entrepreneur to enterprise:


Paychex TrueShift™
Time Clock

Economical and easy to use, TrueShift technology is built right into a Wifi-enabled clock. Reduce time theft with biometric technology, increasing security and efficiency.

Paychex Flex®
Time Essentials

Residing in the cloud for real-time access to your data, Paychex Flex® Time Essentials offers a user-friendly interface and streamlined setup so you can get up and running fast.

Flex Time

Delivering exceptional visibility to your labor details through real-time analytics and dynamic punch options, Paychex Flex Time can help you drive measurable improvements in output and performance.

General Overview Paychex TrueShift Time Clock Paychex Flex Time Essentials Paychex Flex Time
Employee Capacity 1-500 1-250 1-7,700
Connectivity USB, Network, Internet* Internet Network, Internet
Time Collection Methods Web Punch, Keypad, Proximity, Biometric Fingerprint Scanner, Mobile Web Punch, Time Clock Web Punch, Mobile App, Tablet Kiosk App, Online Timesheets Web Punch, Keypad, Proximity, Biometric Fingerprint Scanner, Mobile Web Punch, Mobile App, Tablet Kiosk App, Time Clocks, Online Timesheets, Interactive Voice Response System
Paychex Flex Integration Export or Email Fully-integrated Fully-integrated
Automatic Software Updates Yes Yes Yes
Employee Self-Service   Yes Yes
Multiple Companies/Same Federal ID     Yes

*additional network setup may be required

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