Paychex Payroll Software Review

Rating: 8.2 / 10 (Excellent)
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Paychex Payroll is a payroll outsourcing and web-based service that offers payroll solution for small to medium sized businesses. It is one of the largest providers of payroll and human resource services for thousands of businesses. Paychex Payroll offers a comprehensive solution that includes payroll processing, tax handling, employee self-service, payroll payments and reporting.  



Payroll Features

Hourly, contractual employee payrolls

Pay cards

Direct deposit

Employee self-service portal

Payroll reporting


Tax Features

Electronically file W-2’s

Print W-2’s for employees

Includes payroll tax forms

Federal tax forms included

State tax forms included

Local tax forms included

Payroll tax E-file and E-pay

Automate tax paying


Support services

  • Dedicated payroll specialists
  • Knowledge base (training)
  • Tax alerts, calculators
  • Live phone support


Summary - Paychex

Paychex Payroll is a hosted payroll service that is more suited for small business with 10 to 30 employees. Price is comparatively higher to similarly featured competitors but it makes for this in terms of features and good customer service. New users will have no difficulty navigating the software and its automated tax report filing and tax submissions makes handling your payroll tasks a little bit easier.


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8.2 / 10
  • Dedicated payroll specialists
  • Software as a Service
  • Monthly subscription
  • No contract
  • Mobile access