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Save time and run a better accounting practice

Accountant ConnectSM is a cloud-based, mobile-friendly portal providing quick & secure access to your ADP® small to midsized business clients and loads of exclusive resources for adding value to every client engagement. All for free.

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  • Enhance your reporting capabilities with single sign-on access to all your authorized RUN Powered by ADP®, ADP Workforce Now® and ADP TotalSource® clients’ payroll data & tax forms, payroll trends and time-sensitive notifications
  • 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
  • Securely send and receive documents like agency tax notices, ask questions and track the status of service requests with ADP’s experienced Accountant HelpDesk

        Did we mention it’s free?

Strengthen advisory services with critical analysis tools

Not only can Accountant Connect help boost the efficiency of your traditional tax & accounting practice, you also get access to exclusive tools that can help strengthen strategic advisory services, positioning your firm for increased growth and revenue in the years ahead.

Enhance your advisory services now

With the new Advisory Opportunities feature, access a complete view of the ADP solutions your clients use and receive data-driven recommendations that can help grow their business & manage compliance. Take action by sharing these insights with your clients or refer them to your dedicated ADP sales associate.

Plus, easily monitor recent client activity for important changes in employee headcount, when a new jurisdiction is added and more.

Add more value to client interactions with Advisory Opportunities in Accountant Connect (double-click to expand)

Compensation Benchmarking: Show your clients their value… and yours

Compensation Benchmarking, powered by ADP DataCloud, gives your firm access to exclusive compensation insights from ADP’s payroll base that can help your clients stay competitive.

Provide your clients with accurate insights about real trends in compensation – comparing them to similar companies as well as the greater market – to help them make more informed decisions.

Compensation Benchmarking can be used as a powerful tool to advise your clients in a number of ways:

  • Offer an annual employee compensation review, from salary & bonus to overtime costs
  • Analysis of compensation strategy to help improve retention and reduce turnover
  • Help determine fair & reasonable compensation for S Corp shareholders
Accountant Connect Comprehensive Benchmarking screen

“Compensation benchmark data in Accountant Connect helped us save a client nearly $600,000 within one year, by identifying product lines that were underperforming based on benchmarking and performing an analysis on their labor rates.”

David Rim, Senior Manager
Mazars USA LLP

Expert Industry Resources

Access Industry Intelligence reports from Vertical IQ on hundreds of industries to help better understand your client-specific verticals. With 525+ Industry Profiles and over 3,400 Local Economies reports for cities and counties across the U.S., you are well equipped to win, grow and retain more business.

Industry Insights, powered by ADP DataCloud, provides accountants with exclusive jobs information by industry and metrics for the selected segment against ADP’s benchmarks.

Use these powerful industry resources to help gather the information you need for new client engagements, meeting preparation and quick reference as you grow your practice and better serve your client base.

Accountant Connect Industry Resources

On demand business valuations at your fingertips

Grow your advisory service offerings with an on demand business valuation tool powered by industry leader BizEquity. With BizEquity's business valuation technology, you can enhance your role as a trusted advisor and help your clients:

  • Calculate their business value in just a few minutes based on 143 data points critical to long-term business success
  • Plan for the future by offering annual valuations
  • Secure business loans and manage estate planning, succession planning, shareholder changes and other parts of a business's strategic plan

“BizEquity has been a powerful tool for us because it’s not limited to specific industries, allowing us to provide another value-added service essential to helping our clients reach their business goals.”

Patrick Strausbaugh, CPA and shareholder
Jenkins, Magnus, Volk & Carroll, P.C.

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Save time and get more strategic with Accountant Connect

“Accountant Connect has really helped us to build out our CAS offering, and we now have this full seamless cloud solution for our clients.”

Jennifer Brazer, Founder & CEO
Complete Controller

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 effectively communicate them to your clients:

  • The Wolters Kluwer CCH® Tax Resource Library, Powered by IntelliConnect®, which includes the U.S. Master Tax Guide plus 30+ years of archives, State Tax Law Library and the latest COVID-19 resources
  • The most current federal, state and local tax forms & instructions with Wolters Kluwer IntelliFormsTM
  • Marketing support to customize marketing materials and help attract more clients easily with ADP’s Accountant Marketing Toolkit
  • Client Letter Toolkit with nearly 600 templates for more effective client communications
  • Payroll, tax and retirement calculators
  • The latest tax news & legislative updates, including access to continuing professional education (CPE) and IRS credit courses on timely topics

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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