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Paychex, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services, empowering business owners to focus on the growth and management of their business. Securely post payroll entries to your Xero accounting package in just seconds.

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About Paychex

Paychex Flex is an all-in-one HCM solution that you can build on as your business grows or changes. As leading provider of integrated solutions for payroll, HR, retirement, and insurance services, we empower business owners to focus on management of their business. With Paychex General Ledger Service, you can securely post payroll entries to your Xero accounting package in just seconds.

Paychex gives you...

  • Real-time synchronization from Paychex to Xero

  • Automatic GL posting to Xero Tracking Categories. Accounts, Employees, Locations, Projects, and Departments – when your payroll is released.

  • Ability to help protect data integrity by easily identifying unlinked categories and quickly sending data from Paychex to Xero.

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Paychex + Xero

The Paychex and Xero integration provides real-time synchronization from Paychex General Ledger Service to Xero. Automatic General Ledger posting to Xero Tracking Categories – Accounts, Employees, Locations, Projects, and Departments – when your payroll is released.

Getting Started

As a current or new Paychex Flex® General Ledger client, first confirm that Paychex has set up your GL for data sync, then authorize the synchronization of data between Xero and GL by completing these steps:

  1. Select General Ledger from the left navigation menu in Paychex Flex.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Select Export File from the Preferences drop-down menu.
  4. Select Xero, then select Authorize Xero Connection.
  5. Enter your login information into Xero in the new browser window and select Login.
  6. Select Allow access.

For full setup instructions, please refer to this learning aid.

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