Accountant Connect℠

Save time and strengthen your strategic advisory services. Accountant Connect is your free, complete platform for payroll, tax, HR and data-driven insights.

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Effortlessly manage your client base, all from one place

Designed by accountants, for accountants, Accountant Connect helps you become more efficient and expand your role as a strategic advisor. Our award-winning, cloud-based platform streamlines critical processes and puts everything you need to manage your clients right at your fingertips. You’ll be able to position your firm for increased growth and revenue in the years ahead – and it’s all for free.

Drive greater success for your firm and your clients

Boost the efficiency of your practice

Accountant Connect provides instant access to essential client information, such as authorized payroll data and tax forms, payroll trends, and time-sensitive notifications. Other time-saving features include:

  • Conveniently generate or schedule multi-client payroll reports for the data you need, precisely when you need it
  • Quickly add clients to your dashboard and refer new ones
  • Effortlessly onboard and process payroll for your clients as often as you need to
  • Easily map your clients’ general ledger and import pay data directly into your favorite accounting software
  • Customize your marketing materials to help you more easily attract clients and effectively communicate with them
Software dashboard view of the Annual Compensation Explorer tool, displaying salary benchmarks at the US State Level.

Add more value to every client engagement

The tools and resources available in Accountant Connect can help you transition to higher-value advisory work, meet changing client needs and support their success.

  • Advisory Opportunities – View your clients’ ADP solutions, along with data-driven recommendations that can help grow their business and manage compliance.
  • Client analytics – Compare payroll data, turnover rates and other workforce metrics from multiple clients to spot important trends impacting headcount, earnings and more.
  • Compensation Benchmarking from ADP DataCloud – Help your clients make smarter, more informed business decisions with accurate insights about real trends in compensation.
  • Industry resources – Use Industry Insights from ADP Data Cloud to evaluate job information by industry or leverage industry reports from Vertical IQ to better understand client-specific verticals.
  • BizEquity business valuations – Calculate your clients’ business value in just a few minutes based on 143 data points critical to long-term success
Add more value to client interactions with Advisory Opportunities in Accountant Connect (double-click to expand)

Find exactly what you need to help your clients succeed

When you sign up for Accountant Connect, you’ll also have access to powerful resources that can help you find answers fast and communicate them to your clients:

  • The CCH® AnswerConnect Tax Research Library, which includes the U.S. Master Tax Guide, plus 30+ years of archives and the State Tax Law Library
  • The most current federal, state and local tax forms and instructions with Wolters Kluwer IntelliForms™
  • Payroll, tax and retirement calculators
  • The latest tax news and legislative updates, including access to continuing professional education (CPE) and IRS credit courses on timely topics

Get professional support to better serve your clients

Accountant Connect provides direct, online access to expert support at a moment’s notice, saving you time on the phone. You can seamlessly and securely share documents with our Accountant HelpDesk team, who will answer all your questions and more.

In addition, the Accountant Connect dashboard gives you the ability to:

  • View important client notifications, such as a missed payroll or liability issues, and proactively avoid interruptions or errors.
  • Upload, submit and monitor tax documents, and check the status of tax notices and amendments
  • Create unique firm settings, such as adding and managing firm users, so your staff can best support your clients.
  • Easily contact your dedicated ADP sales associate to refer new clients.
Technology software screenshot of the CCH AnswerConnect Research Library, displaying options for search, Federal and State Tax tools.

Accounting software integrations

Easily map your clients’ general ledger and import pay data directly into your favorite accounting software – all from your Accountant Connect dashboard.




Our products also integrate with many popular business software applications for time tracking & scheduling, expense management, collaboration and more – available through our digital HR storefront, ADP Marketplace.

For a full list of accounting and business solutions that we integrate with, contact us.

Exclusive Discounts

ADP offers exclusive discounts for best-in-class accounting and business technology partners, leading in advisory, business evaluations, bookkeeping, FP&A and tax compliance.

Even better, Accountant Connect is award winning – and free

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