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It’s desktop payroll software, done right.

Put the joy back in running your business with desktop payroll software that’s easy to use and seriously smart. Gusto’s got the features you need to do less and get more, all while taking care of the people at the heart of your business. 

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We’re thrilled to be ranked G2’s #1 best software for small business of 2024!

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Powerful tools, seamlessly synced

Gusto is your one-stop shop for payroll, time tracking, HR, hiring, benefits, and more. Save time, save money, and get back to doing what you love. 


Peace of mind? Piece of cake

With built-in compliance and automatic federal, state, and local taxes, you can rest easy knowing your business is covered and payroll is done right.

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Fast, friendly, and intuitive

It’s everything you need to run your business in one oh-so-easy-to-use platform. And it’s all backed up by our best-in-class customer service.

Fully automated

Payroll for desktop has never been easier.

Save hours each month when payroll is out the door in just a few clicks. Or set it and forget it with Payroll on AutoPilot®. With Gusto’s powerful cloud-based platform, you can run payroll in seconds from anywhere in the world—whether desktop or poolside. Hours, meal times, breaks, and PTO sync up automatically, and unlimited payroll runs, pay schedules, and two-day direct deposit are included at no extra cost.

Easy compliance

Let us handle the tough stuff.

Running payroll doesn’t have to be a headache. With Gusto, all federal, state, and local taxes are calculated, filed, and paid every time you pay your team. Benefits deductions are automatic, and complex compliance is built right in—including state tax registration in all 50 states. Got questions? Our team of certified HR experts is always on hand to help.

Fully integrated

We’re so much more than payroll.

With built in benefits, time tracking, compliance, recruiting, hiring, onboarding, workers’ comp, performance management, and more, Gusto truly is a one-stop solution for all your people needs. And if you’ve got an HR, time, or benefits solution you already love, we’ve got an integration for that.

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#1 Best Software for Small Business

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#1 Payroll Software

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Prices start at just $46/month

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