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Payroll Services and Software Solutions 

  • Award winning, 24/7 support and flexible services
  • Calculates, files, pays payroll taxes accurately and effortlessly
  • 200+ compliance experts to help you navigate regulations
  • Pays 1 in 12 U.S. private sector employees
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Our Platform

How It Works

  • Welcome to Paychex Flex®

    Welcome to Paychex Flex®

    View your current and future pay periods and complete your next payroll all within the Payroll Center.

  • Run Payroll

    Run Payroll

    Enter payroll in as few as two clicks if nothing has changed since your last pay period.

  • Customize earnings and deductions

    Customize earnings and deductions

    Choose from three different pay entry options, including a grid view for quick data entry.

  • Analytics and Reports

    Analytics and Reports

    Depending on your package, customize reports to fit your needs at no additional cost. Our reports are designed to help you better run your business and stay live three years longer than our competitors.

  • Employee Self-Service

    Employee Self-Service

    Use People View to add new employees and invite them to log in and complete activities, such as updating their personal information and tax withholding.

Our Customers Have Spoken. We’re No. 1 for Payroll.

Survey responses from our customers landed Paychex in the top spot for both vendor satisfaction and user experience in the 2020-2021 Sapient Insights Annual HR Systems Survey – Voice of the Customer Report, Payroll Administration and Services Application. Sapient Insights Group is a global research and advisory firm that regularly evaluates solution providers like Paychex. 

Paychex received the highest Vender Satisfaction and User Experience rating

Any Business. Any Size.

Paychex Payroll Services save you and your business time so that you can focus on what matters most.

Podiatry Care of Maine
Podiatry Care of Maine

We’d always been a little resistant to using a payroll company because we’re a smaller practice and a smaller business, but the benefit is tremendous in the amount of time we save.

Francine Hicks
Office Manager
Podiatry Care of Maine

Paychex Promise®

Get the ultimate peace-of-mind for your business. With Paychex Promise® we provide you with the flexibility to extend the collection of payroll funds from your bank account up to seven days without interruption of services or extra bank charges or fees.

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Recognized by industry experts for our innovation, ethics, and performance

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Paychex was named one of FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
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Paychex was named a 2021 Stevie® Award silver winner for the Most Valuable COVID-19 Response by a Business Development Team.

Not sure what solutions you’re looking for? 

We can help you discover what you may need and how to get there.

Payroll Works Well With

Paychex is an all-in-one payroll, HR, and benefits platform that integrates each aspect of your business to make them easier to manage.

Paychex Payroll Services Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I use Paychex payroll services?

    Why should I use Paychex payroll services?

    Whether you’re looking to outsource payroll for the first time, or are looking to switch payroll providers, it’s important to know that not all providers offer the same services. Here’s a comprehensive comparison of some of the most popular payroll companies among small businesses, including the services and features they offer.

  • Is it difficult to switch to Paychex from my current payroll provider?

    Is it difficult to switch to Paychex from my current payroll provider?

    Switching to Paychex is simple. We can have you up and running quickly and easily. We work with you to collect the necessary paperwork and balance your year-to-date payroll data, and often we’re even able to help pull your data directly from your previous payroll company’s system.

  • What do I need to sign up for Paychex payroll services?

    What do I need to sign up for Paychex payroll services?

    To begin the process, just submit your name, email address, and phone number. To speed up the enrollment process be sure to be ready to provide the following:

    • Company and employee information, including Federal Tax ID Number; employees’ personal, payment, and tax information; your company’s tax information; and your bank account details
    • Signed tax documents and agreement, including federal and state* tax documents and service agreements

    Once your enrollment application has been reviewed by our Customer Support team, you can start running your first payroll.

    *A wet signature may be required on your state tax documents. We’ll let you know

  • Can I customize a Paychex payroll package?

    Can I customize a Paychex payroll package?

    A Paychex representative can help you determine a solution that best fits your business and budget needs.

  • How do I know which package to choose?

    How do I know which package to choose?

    The payroll and HR services your business needs depends on many factors, based on your compliance and hiring needs and requirements. Speak with a Paychex representative to help you choose a payroll solution that best fits where your business is today, while keeping in mind your plans for the future.

  • What is the benefit of working with a dedicated payroll specialist?

    What is the benefit of working with a dedicated payroll specialist?

    By working with a dedicated payroll specialist who knows your unique situation and business needs, you can ask questions or even call-in your payroll to someone who can help you uncover business opportunities and issues you may have otherwise missed.

  • My company is growing. How easy is it to adjust my package or add solutions?

    My company is growing. How easy is it to adjust my package or add solutions?

    Whether you have five employees, or 5,000 employees, each of our payroll packages and solutions are built to grow with you. Your Paychex representative can help you easily add services as they become necessary, as well as recommend solution that may better fit the changing needs of your business.

  • Can Paychex help with more than just payroll?

    Can Paychex help with more than just payroll?

    Beyond payroll, we allow you to get more from your people, money, and productivity by helping you solve your human resources challenges, create and manage your benefits program, find insurance to protect what you’ve worked hard to build, and keep you up-to-date with changing laws and regulations. In addition, our dedicated Paychex HR professionals can work with you to make you aware of any potential HR issues and provide you with direct advice on how to solve them based on their extensive knowledge and experience.