PROS: Your employees can access pay stubs and more on the Paychex Flex mobile app and online self-service portal.
CONS: Paychex does not offer the option to print your checks on site.
VERDICT: Paychex Flex is a helpful online payroll service that streamlines the process down to just a few simple steps.
Paychex Flex offers online payroll services for small to large businesses. You can choose to enter payroll for multiple employees or for individual employees, or you can use the automatic create feature to quickly review payroll and then submit it. However, if you have employees who are paid differently each pay period, you will likely need to enter their payroll information manually.
This payroll solution lets you enter and submit the payroll online via your account. You can manage a number of different services as well. For instance, you can set up payroll for new employees as well as access payroll reports, PTO accrual, contributions, deductions and more.
Paychex Flex provides you and your employees online access. Employees can access a handful of reports and statements either online or on the Paychex mobile application, such as pay stubs and retirement information.
You can choose to pay your employees by direct deposit, check or pay card. If your employees choose to be paid by check, Paychex prints the checks and mails them to you; it does not give you an option to print your own checks.
In addition to payroll processing services, Paychex handles all your payroll tax compliance issues. The payroll service pays and files your payroll taxes on time and ensures that they are accurate. And you don’t have to worry about costly errors because Paychex backs up its services. Additionally, Paychex handles your new employee reporting. This online payroll service also processes your year-end W-2 and 1099 forms for your employees for a minimal fee.
If you need help and support, you can contact Paychex by phone, email or online contact form. Paychex also provides some video tutorials on its website, which help you understand and run through the payroll process.
If you already use the accounting software Sage 50 or QuickBooks for your business, you can smoothly integrate it with the Paychex payroll system.
This payroll service company makes processing payroll simple and takes away the headaches of doing it all on your own. Additionally, you can have all your tax filing and payments taken care of for you so your business remains compliant and isn’t penalized for inaccurate tax information.