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Paychex Review

Paychex OUR SCORE 86%
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  1. What is Paychex
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is Paychex?

Paychex is an integrated solution that combines benefits, HR, and payroll management system into a single platform to give businesses of any scale an easier time in efficiently managing their tasks. The system is comprised of PEO (Professional Employer Organization), accounting and finance, employee benefits, insurance, 401(k) retirement services, taxes, and payroll. It is a comprehensive, single-source HCM solution that caters to the needs of people at its core. Care Act solutions are dedicated modules that enables taking action on complicated health rules and regulations. It also automates expense management and application tracking which makes the expense and recruiting processes more efficient. Cloud-hosted accounting transforms tedious tasks into simpler ones while still being able to fully satisfy the large scale requirements of bigger businesses. Cloud-based enterprise solutions are joined together with services, which enables users to manage HR, benefits, and payroll easily and more efficiently.

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Paychex features

Main features of Paychex are:

  • Payroll & taxes
  • Employee screening
  • Time & attendance
  • COBRA administration
  • Online hiring
  • Business payroll
  • Analytics & reporting
  • Retirement plan management
  • Group health insurance
  • Expense management
  • SUI and safety programs
  • Background checks
  • Applicant tracking
  • Payment processing
  • HR services
  • PEO
  • Taxation
  • Online payroll management
  • Employee benefit & insurance services

Paychex Benefits


The main benefits of Paychex are payroll management features, tax administration capabilities, HR management services, and the tools and features for managing employee benefits and finance processes. Here are more details:

Payroll management

The solutions offered by Paychex for small- to mid-size businesses are brought by the latest services and technologies that would greatly help them to perform optimally and get an edge in the competition. The features offered are flexible enough to allow organizations to manage tasks the way they used to like reporting payroll data manually or through phone and email. Paycheck Flex is a payroll management system that can be accessed anywhere through a browser since all information is kept in the cloud.

Payroll tax administration

Payroll tax management services provide businesses with a peace of mind because it will do all the heavy lifting when it comes to local regulations and federal state laws. Businesses, however, can still take care of their tax payments if they have or want to completely control their cash flows. This system empowers businesses to be more productive, to save time, to acquire and develop a talent pool, and to stay compliant.

HR management

Paychex Worx gives HR professionals, entrepreneurs, and businesses the basic and strategic knowledge that empowers them to take effective and timely actions in a continuously changing landscape of HR. Training is done through a collection of webinars, videos, blue papers, articles, and more. This system covers online recruiting, hiring, HR compliance and services.

Employee benefit and finances processing services

Paychex covers various employee benefit services such as online and insurance benefits management as well as 401(k) and retirement services. The system also provides users with various finance and accounting solutions that larger organizations can benefit more. Example of said solutions is integration with Kashoo online accounting, expense management, and payment processing services.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

Paychex Integrations

The following Paychex integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • Kasho
  • QuickBooks


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Pricing Plans

Paychex pricing is available in the following plans:

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