RUN Powered by ADP® payroll and HR platform

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Keep it simple, with an intuitive platform that makes paying and managing your people faster,
easier (and more enjoyable) than ever before.

See how easy small business payroll and HR can be

Pay your people in just minutes, with an intuitive platform. Convenient HR and hiring tools also help you grow and manage your team.

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ADP has reimagined what’s possible, to make running payroll and HR better than ever before.

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You've got options. From basic payroll to a full suite of HR tools and services, get what you need, when you need it with our RUN Powered by ADP® platform.


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Pay your people in minutes with personalized payroll

RUN personalizes your experience and puts critical information at your finger tips to help you run payroll even faster.

  • Access everything you need from your personalized dashboard, including your next payroll, priority to-dos, payroll history, and quick navigation to every part of RUN.
  • Follow simple step-by-step screens for payroll and HR tasks, with clear guidance and relevant tips served up along the way.
  • Put recurring payroll on autopilot — we call that RUN & DONE®.
  • Pay employees their way with flexible pay options such as direct deposit, including the ability to enroll for Wisely® Direct (a debit card offered exclusively by ADP3), and ADPCheck™.
  • Always have peace of mind with 24/7 support from certified payroll experts.
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Stress less about tax filing and compliance

RUN gets to know your business and anticipates your needs to help solve problems before they happen, making payroll and HR more reliable than ever.

  • RUN automatically calculates and files payroll taxes for you. RUN also calculates benefits and retirement deductions and customizes your experience based on where you and your employees live and work.
  • Help avoid costly mistakes with smart features like AI-powered error detection that learns your payroll and proofs your data for you, flagging potential errors before they happen.
  • Keep ahead of the latest state and federal tax laws and HR regulations with automatic updates covering all 50 states. We’ll create and deliver W-2s and 1099s for you, and even file the W-2s on your behalf.
  • Stay on top of labor costs, overtime and worker classification with time tracking and HR tools. Also calculate individual project/job labor costs for invoicing and profitability analysis.
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Create an exceptional employee experience

Whether you need quick answers from our Help Desk or full-on HR support, with ADP you'll have access to our tools, and our expertise, to help grow the team of your dreams.

  • Offer meaningful perks like flexible pay options and consumer discount programs.
  • Make it easy on your workers with convenient digital tools, like a welcoming new employee onboarding experience and a market-leading app.
  • Create an employee handbook — quickly and easily — so employees know what’s expected of them.
  • Access employee records, all in one place, including personal information, pay history, performance reviews and more.
  • Navigate legal matters, from contract review to debt collection. Upnetic Legal Services2 offers prepaid legal services — including advice and consultation.
Seamless add-ons and integrations

Everything you need in one, integrated platform — like health insurance, retirement solutions, time tracking, workers’ comp and more — designed to work seamlessly together within RUN.

Business Insurance and Health Benefits4

Manage cash flow and plan for the coverage you need, including workers' compensation.

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Retirement Solutions

Take care of the people you count on with competitive retirement plan options.

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Time and Scheduling

Get better time management tools to automate time entry, simplify compliance and control labor costs.

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Plus, connect popular ADP Marketplace apps or integrate ADP with your favorite accounting, POS, HR and business software.

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Why choose RUN

Nearly 800,000 small business clients trust ADP® to deliver a better payroll experience. Our small business expertise and easy-to-use tools simplify payroll and HR, so you can stay focused on the work that matters most.


customers tell us switching to ADP is easy and has made their jobs easier


customers spend 15 minutes or less running payroll through ADP


customers feel ADP helps them stay in compliance better than their previous provider

Internal survey of 1,776 RUN Powered by ADP® customers in 2022

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  2. Legal services are provided by Upnetic Legal Services, a third-party provider
  3. Wisely Direct is not a payroll card.
  4. All insurance products will be offered and sold only through Automatic Data Processing Insurance Agency, Inc.,(ADPIA) its licensed agents or its licensed insurance partners, One ADP Blvd. Roseland, NJ 07068. CA license #0D04044. Licensed in 50 states. ADPIA is an affiliate of ADP, Inc.
  5. Internal survey of 1,776 RUN Powered by ADP® customers in 2022.