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Access vital funding to help your business remain open, continue paying your employees, and recover from unplanned circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paychex has created an easy-to-use online tool that details the specific federal relief programs and refundable credits available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The tool includes helpful links to applications and a comparison chart of loan programs (Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program) to help you address what would best meet the needs of your current circumstances.

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We recommend discussing these options with your accountant or trusted advisor to determine the best course of action to leverage the incentives available.

Paychex is actively working to help make the PPP loan application process simpler. If you’re a Paychex client, we’re creating a report and ensuring it reflects changes introduced April 2 by the federal government. To utilize the report, your business or your clients’ business must have run payroll with Paychex in 2019.

Employment screening services and background checks

Make more confident hiring decisions from the start

Hiring the right candidate for an open position can be difficult enough without worrying about potential fraud, theft, litigation, turnover, unjustified workers’ compensation claims, and wasted training. Paychex Background Check Services and Paychex Employment Screening Services can help.

  • Background checks and drug testing

    Hire potentially safer employees with background information about employee job history, qualifications, and experience, and drug testing as part of a drug-free workplace policy, all through our drug testing and background check services.

  • Get thorough employee screening results – fast

    There’s no time to waste during the hiring process. Our background check and pre-employment screening services search the most important sources quickly – and deeply – to help you get back to filling vital open positions.

  • Confidential access when you need it

    Get secure, 24/7 online access to your employee screening results and background checks, so management can make a confident hiring decision where and when it’s most convenient.

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Searches and testing available with Paychex employment screening services

  • National criminal database
  • Social security number verification
  • National sex offender registry
  • A-la-carte options to match your business needs
  • Form I-9 verification
  • Motor vehicle reports
  • Employment verification
  • Education verification
  • Drug testing
  • Healthcare sanctions

Why choose Paychex for screening and background checks

  • Quickly and easily check candidates’ backgrounds

    The Paychex Background Check Service can search the national criminal database and sex offender registry, verify social security numbers and prior employment, and display health care sanctions (FACIS* Level I) and limited motor vehicle reports.

  • Uncover in-depth screening results

    In addition to background checks, the Paychex Employment Screening Service includes Form I-9 verification and additional motor vehicle reports. It can also verify education, expand the review into health care sanctions (FACIS Level III), and it offers optional international screening.

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Fill open positions faster — while making the hiring process easier for your applicants — with Paychex Flex Hiring.
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