Cloud-based, easy-to-use online payroll software with an intuitive, user-friendly interface.
Rest easy knowing your federal, state, and local payroll taxes will be calculated, paid, and filed on your behalf.
Simplify time entry, tracking, and approvals through full integration with your payroll.
Adhere to state reporting requirements for new and rehired employees and independent contractors.
Download the Paychex Flex mobile app to access Paychex information — and even submit payroll — on the go.
Easily connect and share data between Paychex Flex® and dozens of popular HR, accounting, point-of-sale, and productivity tools and integrations from third-party vendors.
Get 12-months of the Local Launch Platform to help promote your business on the web; receive an online business performance report and expert analysis from a digital marketing consultant for key recommendations.
Get access to common payroll reports such as a general ledger of all of your financial transactions.
Securely link payroll data to popular accounting software such as QuickBooks® Online, Sage Intacct®, and XeroTM
Review wages subject to workers’ comp insurance and premium information.
Get assistance with managing your unemployment insurance processes.
Receive essential reports to help you more effectively run payroll.
Use our powerful custom analytics and reporting tool to create reports and visualizations that meet the unique demands of your business.
Get expert service from our U.S.-based service centers staffed with highly trained specialists.
Receive required tax forms for employees and independent contractors for tax season.
Receive important human resources documents for your employees and your business.
Receive up-to-date printed or electronic federal and state posters for display in your workplace.
Be assigned a highly trained payroll specialist who serves as your single point of contact for all your payroll and tax needs
Automatically deduct and remit garnished wages to the appropriate agency.
Electronically deposit payroll funds right into employees’ accounts or onto a prepaid paycard.
In addition to direct deposit: paper checks, check signing, and check logo service.
Help employees meet their financial goals with a variety of tools and education, including short-term employee loans.
This automated service confirms employment and income information on behalf of employees, allowing them to obtain opportunities for credit and benefits 24/7, without the need for the employer to intervene.
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.
Enable employees to complete their new-hire documentation, including direct deposit and tax forms, via a paperless and mobile-friendly experience.
Perform background checks on candidates quickly and easily. A limited number of screens are included with your package.
Nurture your team's ongoing development through performance feedback on any schedule, manage employee training, and store important compliance documentation in the cloud.
Signing up for Paychex payroll
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it difficult to switch to Paychex from my current payroll provider?
Switching to Paychex is simple. Paychex Go can have you up and running within 24 hours, and Paychex Flex in as few as 48 hours after signing up. We’ll work with you to collect the necessary paperwork and balance your year-to-date payroll data. And to make the switch even faster, we’re often able to help pull your data directly from your previous payroll company's system.
What do I need to sign up for Paychex Go?
Submit your name, email address, and phone number to begin the process. For faster enrollment, you should also 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 payroll package?
Speak with a Paychex representative who can help you determine a solution that best fits your business and your budget.
How do I know which package to choose?
The payroll and HR services your business needs depend on many factors, such as how many full- and part-time workers you employ. 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's the benefit of working with a dedicated payroll specialist?
Being able to ask questions or call-in your payroll to someone who knows you and your business can help you uncover business opportunities and issues you may otherwise miss.
My company is growing. How easy is it to change my payroll package?
All our packages and solutions are built to grow with you. Your Paychex representative can help you easily add services as they become necessary and recommend solutions that may better fit the changing needs of your business.
Can Paychex help with more than payroll?
Beyond payroll, we allow you to get more from your people, money, and productivity by helping you create and manage your benefits program, solve your human resources challenges, find insurance to protect what you’ve worked hard to build, and keep you up-to-date with changing laws and regulations.