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At Paychex, we work to simplify your customers’ 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.

Payroll Package Options that Fit the Needs of Any Size Business

Simplify Your Routine
Online Payroll

Easy-to-use online payroll software with an intuitive, user-friendly interface.

Payroll Tax Administration

Rest easy knowing your federal, state, and identified local payroll taxes will be calculated, paid, and filed on your behalf.

Track Time and Attendance

Simplify time entry, tracking, and approvals through full integration with your payroll.

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New-Hire Reporting

Adhere to state reporting requirements for new and rehired employees and independent contractors.

Free Mobile App

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

Integrated System for HR, Payroll, and More

Easily connect and share data between Paychex Flex and dozens of popular HR, accounting, point-of-sale, and productivity tools as well as third-party vendor integrations.

$1,000 in Prepaid Digital Marketing Services*

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.

General Ledger Report

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

Accounting Software Integration

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

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Workers’ Compensation Report

Review wages subject to workers’ compensation insurance and premium information.

State Unemployment Insurance Services

Get assistance with managing your unemployment insurance processes.

Standard Analytics and Reporting

Receive essential reports to help you more effectively run payroll.

Custom Analytics and Reporting

Use our powerful custom analytics and reporting tool to create reports and visualizations that meet the unique demands of your business.

Expert Service and Compliance Help
Entirely U.S.-Based Customer Service

Get expert service from our U.S.-based service centers staffed with highly trained specialists.

Automatic W-2s and 1099s

Receive required tax forms for employees and independent contractors for tax season.

HR and Business Forms

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

Labor Compliance Poster Kit

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

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.

For Your Employees
Direct Deposit and/or Paycards

Electronically deposit payroll funds into employees’ accounts or onto a prepaid paycard.

Additional Employee Pay Options

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

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Employee Financial Wellness Program

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

Employment and Income Verification Services

Paychex securely provides employment and income information to The Work Number, allowing employees to obtain opportunities for credit and benefits 24/7, without the need for the employer to intervene.

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.

Paychex Flex HR Administration

Nurture your team’s ongoing development through performance feedback on any schedule, manage employee training, and store important compliance documentation in the cloud.

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 by helping you 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.

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