Payroll made easy

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  • Make payroll a breeze

    85% of customers say Gusto is easier to use than their previous payroll provider.

  • Get it right

    3 out of 4 customers say Gusto makes compliance easier.

  • Find your zen

    77% of customers say that Gusto takes tedious tasks off their plates.

My favorite thing about Gusto is the compliance aspect. They make quarterly taxes, onboarding, and everything else so simple and easy, which saves me a ton of time.

Luke Henke

Accounting Manager, Amplio Digital, LLC

Employee self service

Your employees get lifetime accounts to access their pay history and W-2s, and can update their own information—which means you deal with fewer questions and less paperwork.

Accounting and time-tracking integrations

Integrate your accounting or time-tracking software with Gusto to automatically sync expenses and hours.

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Yes, we’ll automatically send new hire reports to the state for you, and we help you and your employees complete mandated federal forms, such as I-9s, W-4s, W-2s, and 1099s.

Workers’ comp insurance

When you set up workers’ comp with our partner AP Intego, we’ll withdraw only the amount you owe each pay period to help you avoid lump sum payments, data errors, and costly audits.

Compliance list Recommended items Workers’ comp insurance State law requires that you obtain workers’ compe New hire reports Gusto will file new hire reports to state authorities Employment tax reporting and payment Gusto automatically files your forms to report employ

You can do a lot with Gusto payroll. But here are some things you won’t be doing:

  • Manually filing and paying federal, state, and local payroll taxes. We do them automatically.
  • Writing checks. Direct deposit comes standard.
  • Updating employee info. Employees do that themselves.
  • Sitting at your desk. Gusto is mobile-friendly. Go ahead and run payroll on the go.
  • Running payroll! If you set up Payroll on Autopilot, it’s all automatic.


Gusto is the top-rated online payroll software of 2018 by PC Magazine

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