Paychex offers free publications to help you develop and maintain a successful accounting and business consulting practice.

Accountant Research: Human Resources White Paper

CPA 2017 white paper

In December 2016, Paychex and commissioned SourceMedia Research to conduct an online survey among 379 public accountants who work with clients with fewer than 50 employees to identify trends and opportunities for accountants in the area of HR services and employee benefits. Is your firm positioned to meet these client needs? 

Administration's 2017 Tax Reform Outline

Trump Administration's Tax Reform Outline

President Trump has unveiled a tax reform outline — the "2017 Tax Reform for Economic Growth and American Jobs." This Briefing presents a high-level overview of the president's proposals. Register for the Paychex Accountant Knowledge Center (AKC) to get CCH Tax Briefs via email. 

Accountant Link e-Newsletter

Year-End Accountant Reference Guide

This quarterly newsletter designed for accountants and CPAs delivers current and industry news, legislative updates, state compliance, and Paychex solutions. Subscribe today or view past newsletters in our archive.

2017 Federal Tax Key Facts and Figures

Federal Tax Key Facts and Figures

This valuable tool is not only relevant during tax season but all year long. It includes all of the quick reference information that CPAs will find useful during the year, such as tax rates and deduction information.

The Key Facts and Figures Card is authored by CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.


2017 Depreciation Key Facts and Figures

Depreciation Key Facts and Figures

This quick guide provides current depreciation rate information in one handy, easy-to-use reference. This resource reflects current: standard mileage rates, declining balance rates, bonus depreciation rates, code sec. 179 expensing, depreciation periods for common assets and businesses, depreciation recapture, and much more.

The Depreciation Facts and Figures Card is authored by CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.

Payroll Calendar*

Payroll Calendar

Keep track of important dates including bank closings, end of quarter processing, and national and religious holidays with our payroll calendar.

Download 2017 Calendar*

U.S. Master Tax Guide

U.S. Master Tax Guide

Paychex offices distribute the U.S. Master Tax Guide at year-end to selected accounting professionals. Both the paper book and online versions† are available through your Paychex sales representative or in the Accountant Knowledge Center. This publication and online research tool provides fast and reliable answers to tax-related questions, along with precise explanations of new rules established by court decisions and the IRS.

Log into our Accountant Knowledge Center to access the guide online and stay current and informed with post publication developments. New information is added daily and powered by our partners at CCH.

Paychex Reference Guide for Accountants*

Year-End Accountant Reference Guide

The Paychex Reference Guide for Accountants contains important year-end information including critical payroll tax deposit rules, regulations, and deadlines that should be verified for each client.

Click here to view Appendix A and B, which list state and local magnetic media filing requirements, current as of December 19, 2016.

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† Additional state-specific tax tools are also available with online access!