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Paychex Flex for all in one payroll and hr solutions

Compare Paychex Payroll Packages

Simplify complex business challenges through our all-in-one innovative technology, compliance experts, and HR support. With Paychex Flex®, you can manage your business and employees when and how you want – from desktop or mobile app.

Get the Right Solution for Your Business

Paychex Flex Essentials Demo

Paychex Flex® Essentials

Easily sign up, set up, and do payroll and tax filing online with chat and phone support available 24/7. For businesses with 1-9 employees.

Paychex Flex Select Demo

Paychex Flex® Select

A personal consultation matches our services to your business needs. Easily set up, do payroll, and file taxes with 24/7 support plus the expertise of a dedicated service professional.

Paychex Flex Pro Demo

Paychex Flex® Pro

Full-service setup, payroll, and tax filing, online or through a dedicated payroll specialist, plus valuable HR tools and a personal consultation to meet your business needs. Chat and phone support 24/7. 

Payroll Package Options that Fit the Needs of Any Size Business

Payroll Services
Direct Deposit & On-Site Check Printing

Electronically transfers wages into the employee's bank account or print checks yourself.

Five-Star Mobile App

Download the Paychex Flex mobile app to access Paychex information – and even submit payroll – on-the-go.

Employee Self-Service

Add new employees and invite them to register for a Paychex Flex account where they can complete activities on their own — saving you time.

Standard Analytics and Reporting

Receive essential reports to help you more effectively run payroll.

General Ledger Report

Get access to common payroll reports such as a general ledger of all your financial transactions.

Additional Employee Pay Options

In addition to direct deposit: paper checks, check signing, and check logo service.

Guided Setup

Receive expert step-by-step support with setting up your online payroll.

Dedicated Payroll Specialist

Get assigned a highly-trained payroll specialist who serves as your single point of contact for all your payroll and tax needs.

Garnishment Payment Services

Automatically deduct and remit garnished wages to the appropriate agency.

Accounting Software Integration

Securely link payroll data to popular accounting software such as QuickBooks® Online, Sage Intacct®, and Xero.

Tax Services
Taxpay® Payroll Tax Administration*

Rest easy knowing your federal, state, and identified local payroll taxes will be calculated, paid, and filed on your behalf with Paychex Taxpay. *Additional fees may apply.

W-2s and 1099s**

Get your required employee and independent contractor tax forms for tax season. **Available at additional cost.

Regulatory Compliance
New-Hire Reporting

Meet state reporting requirements for new and rehired employees and independent contractors.

Labor Compliance Poster Kit

Receive up-to-date printed or electronic federal and state posters for display in your workplace.

Workers’ Compensation Insurance**

Select a plan from top-tier national carriers with help from licensed agents of Paychex Insurance Agency. **Available at additional cost.

State Unemployment Insurance Services

Get assistance with managing your unemployment insurance processes.

HR Services
HR Library and Business Forms

Receive important human resources documents for your employees and your business.

Paychex Learning Management System

Make e-learning a priority at your business with online courses designed to ensure your employees stay educated, engaged, and focused while helping improve employee retention and reduce turnover.

Paychex Flex Onboarding Essentials

Enable employees to complete their new-hire documentation, including direct deposit and tax forms, through a paperless, mobile-friendly experience.

Paychex Employee Screening Essentials

Perform background checks on candidates quickly and easily. A limited number of screens are included with your package.

Employee Handbook Builder

An online handbook builder tool that identifies policies based on where your employees work and your employee count. Customize your handbook with additional optional policies applicable to your business.

Optional Services at No Additional Charge

Electronically deposit payroll funds onto a prepaid paycard for easy access.

Financial Wellness Program

Help workers meet their financial goals with a variety of tools and education, including short-term loans.

Tax Credit Services

Get help finding and applying for tax credits for which your business may qualify to maximize your tax savings.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

An EAP can help your employees solve personal issues that may affect their productivity at work.

Paychex Offers Customers Personalized Service

Dan Banaitis wasn’t happy with his service provider. He had many issues, needed a specific service his provider didn’t offer, and he wasn’t getting any resolution. He chose Paychex because we listened to what help his business required and worked with him to make the transition smooth.

Dan Banaitis is co-founder and program director for Building Bridges Program in Los Angeles, California.
Building Bridges Program

I knew I was going to (choose) Paychex where I was being heard more about what my needs were.”

Dan Banaitis
Owner and Program Director
Building Bridges Program

Frequently Asked Questions 

  • 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 in as few as 48 hours after signing up. 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, such as compliance needs and business requirements. Speak with a Paychex representative to help you choose a solution that best fits where your business is today, while keeping in mind your plans for the future.

  • My company is growing. How easy is it to adjust the solutions I need?

    My company is growing. How easy is it to adjust the solutions I need?

    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. We'll help you handle payroll taxes with Paychex Taxpay, solve your human resources challenges, create and manage your benefits program, find business insurance to protect what you’ve worked hard to build, and keep you up-to-date with changing laws and regulations.