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This video tells you to hire locally. I personally think online services are usually just as good but cheaper, but other than that it hits the nail on the head as to why you should be having somebody else worry about your payroll instead of trying to do it yourself.
Check stub examples are notoriously easy to find. Just ask a friend for one.
No, seriously. What is taken out of a paycheck is so dependent on where you live that the best way to figure it out is to ask a couple of friends for their stubs. Of course, it had better be good friends! But you'll learn much more doing it that way than trying to search the internet. If anything, searching the internet is likely to give you the wrong examples, so don't do that.
If you're looking for payroll services, you need to decide whether you want an accountant/bookkeeper (expensive), or an online/installed piece of software (cheaper, but more of a hassle).
If you're looking for an accountant or bookkeeper, your best bet is to use people you know locally to recommend one. Get at least three recommendations -- you don't want to settle for the first one people mention to you. Then take a few minutes and talk to each one. Are they bonded? How many people work there? If you have a problem, do you talk to an accountant or just somebody who works there? Will they go with you into an audit if there is a problem with your payroll tax computations?
If you're looking for software payroll services, pick a company that has a large user base and provides good features and technical support. Some of the key players are Intuit and Paychex, but there are a lot more ,too. Just like with picking a bookkeeper, it helps to find people you know who have used them and can tell you about them. Software is much cheaper than an accountant, and most really small business do just fine using software for payroll instead of paying for a professional -- as long as somebody is willing to take the time to learn the system and pay attention to what's required.
If you're looking to create paycheck stubs at your computer, the best thing you can do is get some software. Seriously. The reason you won't find a Microsoft Word template for payroll is that it's impossible to have just one. It's not like a will or something where one size might fit all.
The companies that do the paperless paychecks manage everything in the "cloud", which means off in a bunch of computers somewhere that you don't have to worry about. You enter in the hours and employee information using the internet, and all the details are handled by them. When the time comes to pay your employees, a few keystrokes makes it all happen. People get their money automatically put in their accounts, your taxes are updated, and each person gets mailed a written receipt (or paycheck stub) to cover the written requirements. You could do all of this yourself -- but it'd be a lot of work. And it's not really worth it. Let somebody else worry about it.