Dear small businesses

There’s no instruction manual for COVID-19. No guidebook or easy answers. But if this crisis has taught our nation anything, it’s that small businesses matter.

We promise to keep working so that you and your teams can work too.


The Gusto Team

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Building tools to help.

Right now, every dollar counts. We’re adding free features and tools to help you save money, take care of your team, and stay in business

COVID-19 Account Resources

COVID-19 Account
Resources

When customers sign in to Gusto, they’ll find a COVID-19 section in their account with new information, timely reminders, and product releases.

Go to your Gusto account

Small Business Relief Finder

Browse or search through our comprehensive list of relief options to find financing tailored to your business.

See what loans you're eligible for

PPP advising and support

Download a payroll report and connect with an approved SBA lender through Gusto to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program.

Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program

Loan and forgiveness reports

We’re creating automatic reports to calculate the payroll data you need to apply for government loans (like PPP) and forgiveness.

Remote employee onboarding

Add new hires to payroll and complete all the forms online. No need to be in person or handle physical paperwork.

State tax deferrals

For California and Washington, we’ve added a feature to allow you to defer your state tax payments.

2020 federal Social Security tax deferral

See if you qualify for a 2020 Social Security tax deferral and opt-in right from your Gusto account.

Emergency paid sick leave and FMLA

Run payroll and receive a real-time tax credit for the two new types of paid leave covered by the federal government.

Employee retention credit

Businesses who don’t take out a CARES act loan, but were affected by COVID-19, can claim a Employee Retention Credit in Gusto.

Form 7200 tax credit reporting

We’ll provide data to help you apply for an IRS tax credit advance and apply future credits to your payroll.

Need payroll and benefits that work harder for your business?

Find an accountant with the tools to help.

Accountants working with Gusto have new tools and features in their dashboard to better serve small business clients through COVID-19.

Find an accountant

All hands on deck.

Hear from co-founder Tomer London on how our team has come together to build the tools small businesses need to navigate COVID-19.

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We're giving a voice to small businesses everywhere.

Stories that make us feel a little less alone.

Business owners across the country have been responding to COVID-19 with drive and creativity. Here’s what they’ve learned.

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Government advocacy

We have teams in Washington talking with lawmakers about small business relief and urging the government to help bend the curve for small businesses.

Read our letter to Congress

In the press

Hear CEO Josh Reeves and COO Lexi Reese talk about necessary COVID-19 interventions that will help small businesses get through this crisis.

Read the article on Fast Company
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