Paychex reviews from startup founders

14 reviews by founders
Aug. 3, 2017

Our accountant recommended Paychex. It’s fine and they took care of health insurance for us. I should give Paychex more credit actually because anytime we have an issue, we can email a human and she gets right back to us, which is nice. They’re an old school, super analog company, but it works when we have an issue. We don’t use anything cool like Gusto which I should probably be using.

Karen Cahn

Founder & CEO - iFundWomen

Aug. 11, 2016

Intuit Payroll has been phenomenal. The dashboard is super helpful. It’s easy to pay people and track everything. We switched from Paychex because it was a little too expensive. The dashboard in Paychex didn’t make us loyal to the brand.

Jenna Schuck

COO - Aquarius Cannabis

Aug. 7, 2016

Paychex handles all things payroll related, including benefits and compensation.

Jason Haddad

Marketing Manager - StreamLink

Paychex - Best Benefits Tools for Startups

Paychex is firmly rooted in the payroll space, though it has over time augmented its offerings and become a full-fledged PEO. That said, most users in the Stacklist community utilize Paychex for only their payroll needs. Its user interface is not great, especially compared to ZenPayroll’s user interface. One perk is access to dedicated and consistent HR assistance for companies who don’t have an experienced HR manager. Paychex prides itself on assigning an HR manager to each client versus other PEOs who direct customers to 800 numbers for support.

How startups use Paychex?

The software tends to be favored by small- and mid-sized companies that are looking to outsource some or all of their HR tasks, and who appreciate the hands-on support of a dedicated HR professional.

How much does Paychex cost?

Paychex doesn’t publicize their pricing information. Contact a representative for a free quote.

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