Easy, accurate, off-cycle payroll.

Whether sending out bonuses or issuing an employee’s last paycheck, off-cycle payroll needs to be done right. Luckily, Gusto makes it easy to run as many bonus and off-cycle payrolls as you need all while staying compliant—and you’ll never pay a penny extra.

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Unlimited payroll runs

Whether bulk correction or a one-off payment, you can run as many off-cycle payrolls as you need each period.

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Incredibly easy

Our intuitive, user-friendly interface simplifies even the most complex tasks. Off-cycle payrolls are out the door in just a few clicks.

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Accurate & compliant

We make it simple to stay on top of tax withholdings, bonus & commission payments, termination compliance, and more.

No hidden fees

Fee-free, worry-free, unlimited payrolls.

Unlimited off-cycle and bonus payroll runs are included with all of our plans. Send a payment to a single employee, or a bulk payment to the whole team. Choose direct deposit or paper check, and pay out from any linked account. Gusto makes it oh-so-easy to get off-cycle payments out the door in just a few minutes.

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Build employee confidence when payroll is done right.

Whether it’s an employee’s last paycheck, correcting a payroll error, or reimbursing expenses, it’s important it’s accurate and on-time, every time. With off-cycle payrolls, you can send employees advances on their paychecks, adjust for mid-cycle raises and promotions, and we even have a separate functionality for commissions and bonus pay. Build employee trust when they can count on you to take care of them.

Avoid penalties

Off-cycle taxes and compliance? We’ve got you covered.

Our off-cycle payroll allows you to back-date payments, opt in or out of benefits contributions, and edit taxes and withholdings. Plus, we have built-in compliance for termination pay based on the laws in your state. Final paycheck penalties can be serious, and we’re here to help you stay compliant every step of the way. Got a complex question? Our certified HR specialists are always just a phone call away.

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