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Paychex Flex® For
Small Business Payroll
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Three Months Free Payroll

Spend less time on payroll and more time on your business
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Flex in mobile and desktop devices

Paychex makes payroll for small businesses simple

With our intuitive technology in your hands - and experts by your side - you'll be free to make your business all it can be.
Compliance expertise
Dedicated U.S. based support
45+ Years industry experience
Desktop view of Flex App

Everything you need to manage payroll online & so much more

Whether you’re a small-business owner or an HR manager, we have the right combination of technologies and services to help you achieve your goals.
Cloud-based payroll processing
Custom Analytics and reporting
Process payroll on the go
Enter payroll quickly and easily

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

Custom analytics and reporting

HR managers with advanced needs can use our powerful custom Analytics and Reportingtool to create reports and visualizations that meet the unique demands of their business.

Process payroll on the go

With free access to Paychex Flex® for Payroll Software on your smartphone or tablet, you and your employees can access Paychex information any time or place — giving you more time to focus on your business.

Easily expand Paychex Flex beyond payroll

All-in-One Payroll & HR Solutions to take your business further.
Hiring & Onboarding
Time & Attendance
Hiring & Onboarding

The hiring services and technology built into Paychex Flex® Hiring can help you recruit the best fit and hard to find candidates, uncover important information about potential employees, and take some of the stress out of welcoming new hires.


With Paychex Flex®, you can easily manage your company’s group health insurance, section 125 plans, retirement, and other employee benefits from a single integrated platform.

Time & Attendance
Paychex Flex® integrates time and attendance with payroll, HR, and other services — helping you save time and prevent errors from manually importing time sheets.

Compare Paychex payroll services to see which product is right for your business

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Free Mobile App
24/7 Phone and Chat Support
Workers' Compensation Report
State Unemployment Insurance Service
Dedicated Payroll Specialist
Labor Compliance Poster Kit
General Ledger Service
Analytics and Reporting
Garnishment Payment Services
Employee Financial Wellness Program
Direct Deposit and/or Paycards
Additional Employee Pay Options
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Trusted by over 730,000+ businesses nationwide

Crown Jewell Entertainment knows about home security, but when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, they were overwhelmed with how to keep their employees safe – and employed. Our HR consultant laid out a plan to satisfy the client’s needs and mitigate her concerns.

Lisa Jewell, Crown Jewell Entertainment

Just as Industrial Manufacturing Solutions was expanding to a new facility double its original size, COVID-19 struck. They needed a plan – Paychex gave them several. With help learning to prepare to work under the new requirements, IMS opened and was able to train their internal and external workforce for how to do business safely with customers.

Leeza Dixon, Industrial Manufacturing Solutions

With so many new laws, Cottrell Paper needed guidance on what to do if employees were sick or needed testing, and what requirements had to be followed to properly disinfect their workplace. Our HR consultant responded quickly to provide the resources necessary to help the company stay compliant as it got back to doing business.

Ben Cottrell, Cottrell Paper

Paychex Flex® For Payroll Software

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of payroll processing*
Spend less time on payroll and more time on your business

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