Accounting Professionals


Scalable HR technology and payroll software for accountants to help you manage your clients' data

AccountantHQ, an accountant-specific dashboard within Paychex Flex, is your headquarters for managing client’s online payroll and HR data from a single platform. Also, gain access to our extensive resource library, tax forms, and CPE courses. Have clients with Paychex, but don't have access to AHQ? Request access now! 

    Request Access to AccountantHQ

    Paychex makes it simple for accountants

    Access Your Paychex Accounts

    Click the accounting professionals tab to access Paychex Flex, AccountantHQ, Accountant Knowledge Center, MyPaychex, and more. 

    Accountant Knowledge Center

    Access industry news, financial calculators, and download forms with this free online tool powered by CCH. The U.S. Master Tax Guide provides explanations of ever-changing federal income tax rules.

    CPE credits

    Earn free continuing professional education credits by completing online self-study courses and attending Paychex webinars.

    Paychex Tax Facts

    Create ready-to-post listings of federal and state payroll and retirement rate information for specific states and territories you choose.

    Accountant publications

    Take advantage of a variety of free publications created specifically to help you deliver maximum value to your clients.

    Federal and state tax forms

    Review, print, or download various tax forms, instructions, and pertinent information for the current and prior tax years.

    Regulatory updates

    Stay up to date on the latest regulatory changes that might impact your clients such as payroll tax, state taxes, as well as HR, and retirement functions.

    Make a referral

    Do you know a client, a colleague, or even a small-business owner who has HR and payroll needs? Help them simplify their processes with a simple referral.


    The choice of the accounting profession

    When you refer Paychex, you can do so with confidence. We alone have been selected as a preferred provider of the national associations representing CPAs, EAs, and tax professionals.

    •, an AICPA company – preferred payroll, retirement, and HR services provider
    • National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) – a preferred provider of payroll services
    • National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP) – affinity partner of payroll services
    • Latino Tax Professionals Association (LTPA) – preferred provider of payroll and HR services 


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    Flex AHQ

    HR and payroll solutions of value to accounting professionals

    • Recruiting and applicant tracking
    • Hiring and onboarding
    • Time and attendance
    • Payroll services
    • HR services
    • Health insurance management
    • Retirement plans and recordkeeping

    Flexibility that empowers growth

    We created a solution that includes HR and payroll software for accountants that is nimble so you and your clients can stretch the breadth of your businesses. 

    • Paychex Flex packages provide opportunities to add features as you need them
    • Paychex Flex General Ledger clients can sync payroll data with leading accounting software to process payroll in minutes
    CPA Practice Advisor Award

    CPA Practice Advisor

    Paychex Flex is a scalable, online human capital management solution well-suited for small- to mid-sized businesses, as was accounting professionals looking to offer payroll solutions, as well as other HR and benefits services to clients. Paychex Flex offers four versions of its popular product; Express, Select, Pro, and Enterprise, with each version offering increasingly robust features and functionality. Available strictly for accountants is AccountantHQ, a dashboard feature that provides complete client payroll data and HR functionality from a single user interface.

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