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Why Companies Choose
Paychex vs. Gusto

Choose Paychex to help simplify your complex challenges with innovative business solutions.

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Payroll Basics
Payroll tax payment and filing
Automatic new-hire reporting to meet requirements in certain states
Supported by compliance professionals engaged with lawmakers and agencies before new regulations are formalized and issued
Dedicated HR experts in the field available to provide clients with real-time advice and best practices
Household wages support
Option to extend the collection of payroll funds from your bank by seven days without service interruptions or insufficient fund charges
Pay employees the same day you run payroll
Cloud-based payroll system
Employee self-service, saving time on administration
Employee self-service from mobile app
Single mobile app for payroll processing and other functions
Advanced time & attendance scheduling with lunch and breaks
Forecasted paid time off (PTO) balance
Single platform with multiple ways to enter and view payroll
Common mobile app experience for employee and administrators
Customer Service
Support via phone and chat
24/7 Service
Company Profile
50 years of payroll experience
On Fortune magazine’s "World’s Most Admired Companies" list
Named by the Ethisphere® Institute as one the World’s Most Ethical Companies
Chosen as the provider of the “Best HR Outsourcing for Small Business Overall” by

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Why Choose Paychex

The availability of self-service in Paychex Flex® helps the COO at Mason Marketing/Mason Digital quickly correct any errors in employee paychecks, saves new hires having to deal with stacks of paperwork during onboarding, and cuts down the number of times the HR manager has to answer the same question about changing contributions. In total, Paychex Flex® makes for a more efficient work experience, allowing significant time for strategizing on how to grow the business.

The Chief Operating Officer demonstrates how easy it is to use a mobile phone to interact with Paychex Flex.
Mason Marketing/Mason Digital

“We have quite a few employees that are working remote these days and Paychex Flex® really allows them to go in at any time and really check on their payroll, check on their contributions, and really look and make sure that everything is accurate.”


Terri Cubiotti
Mason Marketing/Mason Digital


Paychex Flex® integrates with dozens of software solutions for accounting, hiring, HR, and more so you can share data and work across systems you’re already familiar with.

Paychex Flex integrates with companies like Xero, Indeed, Intuit Quickbooks and Jirav

Recognized for Innovation, Ethics, and Performance

World's Most Ethical Companies Award 2024
World’s Most Ethical Companies
Customer Satisfaction - IDC SaaS Award
Leader in Customer Satisfaction
FORTUNE World's Most Innovative Companies Award
America’s Most Innovative Companies
Best Small Business-focused solution from HR Tech
Best Small Business-Focused Solution
PLANSPONSOR Largest 401(k) Recordkeeper by Number of Plans
Largest 401(k) Recordkeeper
Apex training award winner 2024
World’s Top Training Organizations