Online payroll made easy with Paychex Flex

Every hour you spend on payroll is one less hour for you to promote and market your business, serve customers, and drive revenue and growth. Put that time to better use by making the move to Paychex Flex®, our flexible online payroll and HR solution. It’s exceptionally easy to use — so you’ll be free to focus more of your time and talent on what you value most.

  • Quick and easy online payroll processing

    Paychex Flex makes running payroll online simple with an easy-to-use design that just makes sense.

  • Help protect against mistakes

    Our online payroll services have built-in safeguards, such as notifications to alert you of potential payroll issues, that can help ensure each payday runs as smoothly as possible.

  • Give your employees access

    Spend less time answering employees’ questions by giving them controlled access to their payroll information online, including check stubs, W-2s, and more.

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What you get with Paychex Flex online payroll services

  • Cloud-based, easy-to-use online payroll platform
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface
  • Payroll processing in as few as two clicks
  • Built-in safeguards
  • Automatic payroll tax calculation, payment, and filing
  • Free mobile app — start payroll on your desktop, finish on your phone or tablet, or vice versa
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Employee access to payroll online
  • 24/7 tech support from experienced professionals

Payroll online is a breeze with Paychex Flex

  • Enter payroll quickly and easily

    Enter and submit online payroll information in as few as two clicks.

  • View critical data at a glance

    Key info, such as upcoming check dates and cash required for your next payroll, is available from the main dashboard.

  • Run reports

    Get immediate access to common reports such as your payroll journal, cash requirements, and tax deposit notices.

Everything you need to manage payroll online — and so much more

  • Process payroll on the go

    With the free Paychex Flex mobile app, you can process payroll from wherever you are. And because Paychex Flex is in the cloud, you can even start payroll on your desktop and pick up where you left off on your mobile device, or vice versa.

  • Drive insights with powerful reporting and analytics

    Run a smarter business with more than 160 standard reports and dashboards, plus the flexibility of fully customizable and configurable workforce analytics. Popular reports include:

    • Cash requirements
    • Payroll journal
    • Department summaries
    • Tax deposit notices
  • Spend less time on data entry and improve accuracy

    Our general ledger service syncs payroll with your GL, which makes it easy to import payroll data directly into many popular accounting software programs. It’s streamlined, secure, and a smarter way to manage your books.

  • See your most important information at a glance

    You don’t have time to hunt around for the payroll information you need. Paychex Flex makes it easy to get your most important data — such as upcoming check dates and the cash you’ll need to have on hand for your next payroll — available right from the main dashboard.

  • Do it yourself, but not without a safety net

    Some providers cut corners when it comes to support. But we know that payroll can be complicated and you might have questions. That’s why every Paychex online payroll client has access to 24/7 service from experienced professionals, as well as the option for a dedicated payroll specialist to serve as your single point of contact for payroll and tax needs.

Ready to take the next step?

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Whether you want to do it yourself online, want us to do it for you, or want something in between, we have a flexible solution designed to meet your needs. Explore our payroll packages to find the solution that best fits you and your business.
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