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Paychex launches Coronavirus Help Center, including tools to better understand funding available for your business
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The Coronavirus Help Center has information you need to help your business navigate during these unprecedented times.

Understand and apply for funding to help your business remain open, continue paying your employees, and recover from unplanned circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic with our easy-to-use online tool.

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Additionally, get details about 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), and other helpful resources to help you take care of your business and your people.

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

We’ve created a report that is currently available for Paychex Flex® users, clients not on Paychex Flex, and former clients to help make applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan simpler. Find more information about the PPP loan application process in our customer support section.

Online payment processing

Don’t have room for (or want to deal with) a traditional payment terminal? No problem. With our mobile and online payment processing services, you can take payments anywhere, anytime. Use them on the go, at your place of business as your primary payment terminal, or as an additional terminal during busy sales seasons.

  • Turn your computer into a payment terminal

    Use your existing PC to accept credit/debit cards, eChecks, and gift cards with VirtualMerchant —no software required. Process transactions in person, by phone, or online.

  • Take payments from your mobile device

    Let customers pay by credit card right from your smartphone or tablet with VirtualMerchant Mobile, our full-featured mobile payment processing app for iPhone®, iPad®, and AndroidTM devices. All you need is a card reader, which comes free!

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making a payment online

What you get with Paychex online and mobile payment processing

  • Fast transactions (in as few as three seconds) via your desktop or mobile device
  • The ability for customers to sign on your screen and have an electronic receipt emailed to them
  • Dynamic currency conversion
  • QuickBooks® plugin
  • Flexible solutions to meet the needs of your business
  • Free card reader for your mobile device
  • The highest security standards
  • Process payments from within QuickBooks

    Expand the built-in capabilities of QuickBooks with a powerful plugin that allows you to do even more with your accounting software.

    • Process credit cards, checks, ACH, and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) transactions.
    • Process payments directly from invoices or receipts.
    • Help ensure your transactions are PCI DSS compliant by securing your credit card and banking information with full tokenization security.
  • Opt for a more flexible online payment processing solution

    If you process just a few sales a month, or if you want to avoid a multi-year contract for payment processing, our Clear and Simple program may be a great fit.

    • $10.00/month with no early termination fees
    • Support for all major credit cards
    • Reduced transaction fees
    • Next-day funding, electronic check service, electronic gift cards, dynamic currency conversion, and multi-currency.
    • Up to $100,000 in financial coverage for PCI-compliant merchants
    • Free access to VirtualMerchant or the VirtualMerchant Mobile payments app.
    • information with full tokenization security.

Something else to consider

Credit and Debit Card Processing

Make it easy and convenient for your customers to buy from you by accepting credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, and Discover — all with next-day funding.
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