Paychex Flex vs Payroll


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Paychex Flex is an ideal payroll and HR solution for small and midsize businesses in a variety of industries, including retail, professional services, food service, manufacturing, and construction.

Small businesses with 1-99 employees.


4.1 / 5
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Ideal number of Users

1 - 999

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Ease of Use

4.1 / 5

  • "User- Friendly, help me so much in tracking, and giving you a good template. It always give an information and transparency."

  • "It is super easy to use and works great. I can do it sitting at my own desk and see everything I need to see."

Customer Support

4 / 5

  • "We are with ADP and its amazing how smoothly everything runs with them. The system is so intuitive and the customer service is amazing."

  • "Also really great because you can look at all your paystubs and resolve any issues if need be. Customer support is great as well."

Features & Functionality

4 / 5

  • "Super easy to maneuver through this software. Very pleased with this payroll system."

  • "Navigation is very easy. The ability to pull reports from months ago is wonderful."

Value for Money

4 / 5

  • "This is a Get-It-Done Payroll sort of thing. You can do payroll remotely which is what I like best and has good overall price."

  • "Super easy to use, I got it on the 1st try and have been active on it since then constantly checking how my investments are doing."

Product Features

  • check 401(k) Tracking
  • check Benefits Management
  • check Check Printing
  • check Direct Deposit
  • close Multi-Country
  • check Multi-State
  • check Payroll Outsourcing
  • check Payroll Reporting
  • check Self Service Portal
  • check Tax Compliance
  • check Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • check W-2/1099 Preparation
  • check Wage Garnishment
  • close 401(k) Tracking
  • check Benefits Management
  • close Check Printing
  • close Direct Deposit
  • close Multi-Country
  • close Multi-State
  • close Payroll Outsourcing
  • close Payroll Reporting
  • close Self Service Portal
  • close Tax Compliance
  • close Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • close W-2/1099 Preparation
  • close Wage Garnishment


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  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation
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