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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.

Employee handbooks

Help protect your company with an employee handbook containing legally reviewed policies

With the number of employment laws and regulations continuing to grow, as well as the potential penalties for noncompliance, having an up-to-date employment handbook is just plain smart.

Paychex can help by offering you a robust, online, do-it yourself employee handbook – featuring pre-developed content, step-by-step instructions – along with legally reviewed policies to help you meet your specific business needs.

  • Create handbooks quickly and easily

    The handbook builder features intuitive navigation and instruction every step of the way. Legally reviewed policies are at your fingertips, so you can deliver a current, comprehensive handbook to your employees with minimal time and effort.

  • Help mitigate the risk of potential lawsuits

    A relevant and easy-to-use employee handbook can be one of the best ways to limit your exposure in employment-related litigation.

  • Stay in the know with handbook policy updates

    You’ll receive timely updates to federal and state policies, helping you keep your employee handbook current all year long.

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What you’ll get with the do-it-yourself employee handbook

  • Easy-to-use online handbook builder
  • Policies written and updated in collaboration with one of the country’s leading employment law firms
  • Federal and state policies for all 50 states
  • Regular updates to federal and state policies
  • The ability to customize based on your company’s unique needs
  • Options to create online documents as Microsoft® Word or PDF files

A handbook custom-built by you, for your business needs

  • Self-guided, simple handbook builder

    • Compiled in collaboration with one of the country’s leading employment law firms.
    • Helps guide you on which policies are recommended and which are optional based on where your employees are working and your employee count.
  • Locations in multiple states? We have you covered

    The handbook builder provides federal and state policies for all 50 states. Timely updates to federal and state policies are provided to address ever-changing employment laws and regulations.

  • Easy online distribution

    Your handbook resides online, so you can download it as a .pdf or to a Word file, save it in a location of your choosing, and distribute as you wish — for example, via company intranet or email. No more distributing outdated handbooks or printing expense!

  • Your company, your policies

    Custom policies can be added allowing you to tailor policies to truly fit your company. Our handbook is fully editable and customizable with the ability to include your company’s unique policies, philosophy, and culture.

Take more control of your risk

OSHA/Safety Programs

A safety program from Paychex can help your business with OSHA compliance. We’ll assign you a highly trained expert, dedicated to your business, who will assess your needs, help you develop an appropriate safety program, and conduct employee training.
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