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Managing Business Operations During COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Help Center

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Conducting business during the coronavirus pandemic can be challenging, but you can still operate effectively. With the right support and protections in place, you can be ready for what lies ahead.

State-by-state Resources

All states have implemented their own guidelines for reopening. Depending on where your business operates, this may include new or expanded state and local paid leave laws, guidance on tax collection processes, or updates to employee health insurance coverage.

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HR Support

Businesses that need help with health benefits administration, employee relations issues, or other HR challenges can entrust Paychex to help them navigate this unprecedented time and beyond.

HR expertise

We have more than 500 HR consultants dedicated to helping individual businesses.

Administrative Services Organization (ASO)

Comprehensive HR outsourcing that delivers proactive solutions to your business issues.

Self-service options

Get assistance when you need it, with 24/7 support and service just a call, email, or chat away.

Professional Employer Organization (PEO)

Full-service HR outsourcing to help you stay focused on business recovery and strategy.

We have solutions that can support you during COVID-19, and beyond

Live and recorded webinars

Available in English
Applying for a PPP Loan: How Paychex Can Help

Reserve your spot

January 22, 2021 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET

Register now to attend this free webinar about the second round of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Does your business qualify? How do you apply? What about loan forgiveness? Get answers to your questions and learn how we can simplify the process for you.

How PEOs Have Helped Businesses Through the Pandemic
December 15, 2020

It’s been proven that partnering with a professional employer organization (PEO) has helped businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic*; compared to other small businesses, those who have partnered with a PEO are:

Articles to help business during COVID-19 pandemic

Available in English
New Law Extends Opportunity for Businesses to Claim Employee Retention Credit
January 13, 2021
Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, the employee retention credit, a provision of the CARES Act, is available through June 30, 2021 to eligible employers who retained employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is meant to help businesses offset the financial disruption caused by the pandemic.
Workplace Safety and Returning to Work: Guidance for COVID-19
January 4, 2021
As employees go back to work in person during the pandemic, not only can the fear of contracting COVID-19 cause stress and anxiety across your workforce but an outbreak can seriously jeopardize the health and well-being of your employees who are trusting you to protect them in the workplace. You can do your best to help ensure workplace safety by following recommendations for managing your retu
Nearly $900B Relief Act Becomes Law, Includes Funds for Second Round of Paycheck Protection Program Loans
December 28, 2020
Signed into law on December 27, 2020, the new COVID-19 fiscal relief package creates opportunities for U.S. businesses to gain access to needed funds. While government agencies work to provide guidance on how to implement the new law, Paychex has created four short videos, included in the article below, to provide insight into its key provisions. Please note that we are actively monitoring new legislation and will continue to provide information as it becomes available. While we are moving swiftly to analyze and share these updates with our customers and the general public in real-time, some aspects of this article may be dated as updates continue to be announced.

* This content is for educational purposes only, is not intended to provide specific legal advice, and should not be used as a substitute for the legal advice of a qualified attorney or other professional. The information may not reflect the most current legal developments, may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, or up-to-date.