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Employee Benefits Services

In today’s workplace, the health and safety of employees is a top priority. By integrating payroll with benefits, we make it easy to control costs, simplify administration, and protect what matters most — your people.

Benefits Enrollment Made Simple

Offering employee self-service tools is a great way to attract today’s tech-savvy digital natives. Employees can get desktop and mobile access to their benefits information — including retirement, Section 125 plans, and group or individual health insurance.

Financial Wellness Program

If you have employees who are feeling uncertain about their financial future, we provide customers with financial wellness program as part of their service. We also offer the ability to pay employees on demand and to extend the collection of payroll funds by up to seven days.

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Paychex is the Most Experienced Retirement Plan Provider

We offer all-in-one payroll and benefits administration for more efficient recordkeeping. Add to that flexible plan designs, full-service administration, employee self-service, and the expertise of the nation’s number one 401(k) plan recordkeeper1.

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PEO: An Affordable Way to Manage Benefits

A professional employer organization (PEO) provides economies of scale that may allow you to afford benefits you may not have had in the past, such as 401(k) plans1 and HSA/FSA accounts. A dedicated Paychex HR professional is also assigned to you to proactively assess your needs and create an action plan and provide knowledgeable HR advice.

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Provide Mobile Access to your Benefits for All Plan Participants

With our mobile apps, participants can check their retirement, health, and Section 125 plans — as well as payroll and HR — from their mobile devices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why are employee benefits so important?

    Why are employee benefits so important?

    Two words: recruitment and retention. Surveys show that an overwhelming majority of today’s job candidates prefer an employer who offers a good benefits package. Employees who have benefits tend to stay longer in their jobs, saving HR professionals the cost of replacement and onboarding.

  • How do you offer and manage employee benefits?

    How do you offer and manage employee benefits?

    Businesses can set up their own benefits packages but managing accounts and keeping up to date with regulations can be a burden. Many businesses outsource their benefits administration to an all-in-one provider who can manage the complexities of retirement, health insurance, compliance, and ACA/ESR requirements

  • What should be included in benefits packages?

    What should be included in benefits packages?

    Certain employee benefits are legally mandated by federal, state, and local laws. These vary by location but may include Social Security and Medicare. In addition, a business may be legally required to offer unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, and more. Businesses may also give employees the options of voluntary benefits for dental or life insurance, or flexible spending accounts (FSA/HSA). Employers may also offer “non-traditional” benefits such as stock options, tuition reimbursement, and flexible scheduling—currently the number one most desired benefit according to the 2020 Paychex Pulse of HR Survey.