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Recommended Package Options and Pricing

Paychex Flex Essentials Demo

Paychex Flex® Essentials

Easy online signup, payroll, and tax filing for hands-on owners with 1-9 employees.

Price: $39 per month + $5 per employee

Paychex Flex Select Demo

Paychex Flex® Select

Enhanced payroll with HR support for businesses of every size.

Price: Custom based on your needs.

Paychex Flex Pro Demo

Paychex Flex® Pro

Full-service payroll and HR, hiring, and onboarding services.

Price: Custom based on your needs.

Payroll Bundle Options that Fit the Needs of Any Size Business

Payroll Services
Direct Deposit & On-Site Check Printing

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

Mobile App for Employees and Employers

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

With Paychex Previewsm you can review your payroll reports and make changes as needed prior to you submitting payroll.

General Ledger Report

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

Dedicated Payroll Specialist

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

Additional Employee Pay Options

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

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.

W-2s and 1099s**

Get your required employee and independent contractor tax forms for tax season.

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.

State Unemployment Insurance Services

Get assistance with managing your unemployment insurance processes.

HR Services
HR Library and Business Forms

Access 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 help 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 includes access to federal and state policies. 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 address personal issues that may affect their productivity at work.

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 stateᵼ 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.

  • What Is a Payroll Package?

    What Is a Payroll Package?

    A payroll package generally includes either an on-premise or cloud-based solution that manages, maintains, and issues payments to employees, along with providing help calculating, filing, and paying payroll taxes. Certain payroll bundles may also offer businesses assistance from a dedicated payroll specialist.

  • How Much Does It Cost To Outsource Payroll?

    How Much Does It Cost To Outsource Payroll?

    For payroll pricing, there are many options built specifically for small businesses. Paychex has payroll packages starting as low as $39 + $5 per employee per month. Contact us today and we can work to help you find a payroll solution that best fits your business and budget needs.

  • Can I Customize a Paychex Payroll Package?

    Can I Customize a Paychex Payroll Package?

    A Paychex representative can help you determine a payroll plan that best fits your business and budget needs. We can help you look at payroll service pricing, as well as a pricing structure that's right for your business and employees.

  • 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. Speak with a Paychex representative to help you conduct a comparison of payroll software options and choose a payroll bundle 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 bundles 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 a 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 help 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 help keep you up-to-date with changing laws and regulations.

  • Which Payroll Company Is the Most Cost-Effective?

    Which Payroll Company Is the Most Cost-Effective?

    If you’re looking for a cost-effective payroll provider, Paychex offers leading payroll and tax filing services paired with industry-leading HR technology. When it comes to payroll costs and understanding which payroll system is best, consider a solution that can meet your needs now and grow with you as your business needs change. We can work to help you choose a payroll package that fits your current and future business needs. Learn more about how to switch payroll companies.