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Access vital funding to help your business remain open, continue paying your employees, and recover from unplanned circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Paychex has created an easy-to-use online tool that details the specific federal relief programs and refundable credits available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The tool includes helpful links to applications and a comparison chart of loan programs (Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program) to help you address what would best meet the needs of your current circumstances.

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We recommend discussing these options with your accountant or trusted advisor to determine the best course of action to leverage the incentives available.

Paychex is actively working to help make the PPP loan application process simpler. If you’re a Paychex client, we’re creating a report and ensuring it reflects changes introduced April 2 by the federal government. To utilize the report, your business or your clients’ business must have run payroll with Paychex in 2019.

Payroll services for small businesses

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Small business payroll services, 1–49 employees

Spend less time on payroll, more time on your business

Whether you're looking to outsource payroll for the first time, or are thinking about switching from another payroll provider, Paychex helps make payroll for small businesses effortless — just as it should be. And with our integrated HR functionality, managing your employees will be just as simple.  With our intuitive payroll software in your hands and experts by your side, you’ll be free to make your business all it can be.

  • Easy small business payroll processing

    Enter payroll online or on your mobile device. Or, we’ll do it for you; just call in your hours and we’ll take it from there.

  • Automatic payroll taxes

    We’ll calculate, pay, and file your federal, state, and most local payroll taxes.

  • Employee self-service

    With the ability to initiate a wide range of self-service actions, your employees can complete their new-hire onboarding, access and change their personal information, fill out tax forms, view payroll data, and much more. No more having to ask you!

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What you can get with Paychex small business payroll services

  • Online small business payroll processing
  • Direct deposit, paper checks, and paycards
  • Ability to pay different types of workers — salaried, hourly, contract
  • Automatic payroll tax admin
  • Choose from three different payroll views
  • Online employee self-service
  • New-hire reporting to government agencies
  • Free mobile app for you and your employees
  • HR analytics and events calendar
  • Labor compliance poster kit
  • Garnishment payments
  • 160+ reports and custom analytics
  • 24/7 customer service & technical support
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See how easy payroll and HR for small businesses can be

  • Enter payroll quickly and easily

    Enter your payroll information, confirm your data, and submit. You can also set up recurring amounts for even faster processing.   

  • View critical data at a glance

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

  • Run reports

    Enjoy instant access to HR analytics and common reports such as your small business payroll journal, cash requirements, and tax deposit notices.

Paychex Flex mobile app

To see a demo of our mobile payroll experience, download the free Paychex Flex mobile app

Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory in most states

Workers' Compensation

Set up and manage the right policy with Paychex Insurance Agency to help you comply with regulations and stabilize your cash flow.
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