Signing up for Gusto starts with payroll. Here is a comprehensive list of what's included:
Our online setup walks you carefully through every step required to pay your team.
Our customer care is something we're incredibly proud of, and we never charge extra for it.
We automatically calculate, pay and file your local, state and federal payroll taxes.
We report new hires to the government for you.
Employees can enter and edit their personal details online, saving you time.
A beautifully designed paystub is emailed directly to employees. No more paper.
Employees can access their paystubs and W-2 forms online, even after they leave your team.
You can set payroll to run automatically each pay period.
We support hourly and salaried employees.
We automatically generate and send 1099 forms to your contractors, then file them with your other tax documents.
We generate detailed PDF reports for payroll history, bank transactions, contractor payments, paid time off, tax payments and more.
You can set your business's time off policies. We also help you stay compliant with state-mandated sick time requirements.
Run payroll as many times as you like, including for bonuses and off-cycle payments.
You may cancel a payroll with a single click and re-run it when you’re ready.
Give us the net amount an employee should receive and we’ll calculate the gross payment required. Often used for bonuses.
Choose how often employees are paid: weekly, monthly, bi-weekly or twice per month.
Employees have the option to make charitable contributions directly from their paychecks.
Work with your accountant, bookkeeper or other team members on your payroll.
Pay your team via direct deposit or check.
Administer medical insurance, HSA, FSA, IRA, 401(k) and other pre-tax benefits with our integrated benefit partners.
Pay your employee reimbursements at the same time you run payroll.
Gusto works with QuickBooks, Xero, FreshBooks and many more.
You can organize employees and contractors into teams for easy management and reporting.
Access and update your account any time on your smartphone or tablet.
Paper forms are a thing of the past. Electronically sign all necessary forms online.
Our product is web-based, with no printouts, faxes or snail mail necessary.
Once you've set up payroll, you can offer health benefits to your team through Gusto.
We offer a wide selection of health plans, including just the right options for your business.
Our in-house advisers will get to know your company, then help you pick the best plan.
We make deductions automatically and accurately each time you run payroll.
By combining payroll and benefits, Gusto makes management much simpler than other systems.
Your employees can call or email us with questions, such as how to find a doctor.
Gusto is HIPAA compliant, ensuring that your team's health data is safe and secure.
Once you've set up payroll, you may apply for workers’ comp through Gusto. We also create a custom compliance checklist for your business.
You can apply for, set up and pay for workers’ compensation insurance entirely with Gusto.
Using your payroll data, we can provide an instant workers’ comp estimate, followed by a final quote in 1-2 business days.
Rather than lump sum payments, Gusto spreads workers’ comp premiums across pay periods.
We ensure your compliance with the Affordable Care Act and ERISA.
Key compliance requirements for your business, like workplace posters, are carefully explained.
At Gusto, information security is fundamental to our product.
Your data is kept safe using the same encryption technology used by banks.
Gusto is engineered entirely in-house, with security built into every aspect of the product.
Our security software reviews every transaction to ensure it was properly created.
We benchmark your payroll against previous transactions to monitor for unusual changes.
Our employees only have access to bank account information on an absolute need-to-know basis.
For extra security, we support and recommend using two-step mobile verification.
Our state-of-the-art system backs up your data in multiple secure locations throughout the day.
Our data centers are protected by best-in-class digital and physical security measures.