Switching to Gusto

Get faster, easier payroll and HR tools, all in one place.

Switch to Gusto and find out why we’re voted #1 (over and over again).

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Switching to Gusto takes less than two weeks according to a 2022 TechValidate survey of 550+ customers.

Editors’
Choice
Jan 2022

Top10.com

Rated Excellent
9.9/10
Sep 2022

US News

#1 Payroll Software
of 2022
Dec 2021

NerdWallet

Best HR &
Payroll Platform
Feb 2022

All-in-one solution

Automatically sync payroll, benefits, hiring, and more.

The best thing you can do for your business is make smart decisions that support your team and bottom line.

With Gusto, you get an expansive HR platform and all-in-one solution for payroll, employee benefits, hiring, onboarding, provisioning, accounting, tax filings, and more. Lots more.

Other providers charge extra fees for setting up, filing W-2’s, off-cycle payroll runs, and more. With Gusto, it’s included.

Here’s how it works.

We’ll make sure you’re all set up and ready to go by your next payroll cycle.

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1. Begin Gusto’s step-by-step onboarding process.

We’ll tell you what forms and information you need to complete each step.

2. Lean on our team for questions and support.

We’ll help you set up your benefits, payroll deductions, PTO policy, and integrations.

3. We’ll confirm when your setup is complete.

Woohoo! Now you can run your payroll in the next cycle and rely on Gusto for your HR needs.

Why switch to Gusto?

Save 5 hours running payroll each month

when you switch to Gusto1

Switching to Gusto takes less than two weeks

according to Gusto customers1

“Gusto is easier than my previous software.”

88% of surveyed customers

Integrations

Yep, we integrate with that.

With Gusto, you can automatically sync payroll data with your favorite tools, saving you time and money. That means no more manual entry, fewer accounting mistakes, and airtight business operations.

Accounting
Time tracking 
Point of sale
Business operations
Tax preparation
Learning & development
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The Premium plan

Find the right plan for your growing business.

Our Premium plan was built exclusively for growing businesses of 25 employees or more. You’ll get white-glove data transfers, a dedicated customer success manager, access to HR experts, and exclusive pricing.

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Compare payroll providers

Gusto
Pricing
Monthly feeStarting at $40/mo + $6/mo per person
No upfront pricing
No upfront pricing
Starting at $45/mo + $5/mo per user
Starting at $29/mo + $5/mo per user
Starting at $49/mo per employee (for businesses with <25 employees)
No upfront monthly pricing
Setup feeFree
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra feesExtra fees
Free
Free
Free
Free for simple migration
Payroll
Unlimited payrollsCheckmark
Pay per payrollPay per payroll
Pay per payrollPay per payroll
Automated federal and state tax filingCheckmark
Direct depositCheckmark
4-day ACH4-day ACH
File W-2sCheckmark
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra feesExtra fees
File 1099sCheckmark
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra feesExtra fees
Multiple pay rates and schedulesCheckmark
Multiple statesCheckmark(Plus and Premium)
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra fees (free with Elite)Extra fees (free with Elite)
Contractor paymentsCheckmark
Dollar$15/mo up to 20 contractors+$2ea. additional
E-sign I-9 and W-4Checkmark
Extra feesExtra fees
(Premium and Elite)(Premium and Elite)
Lifetime access for employeesCheckmark
Household employer payrollX
International payrollDollar(International contractor add-on)
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra feesExtra fees
Extra feesExtra fees
Benefits
Health benefitsPay premiums only
Premiums + fees
Pay premiums only
Through SimplyInsured
Pay premiums only
Pay premiums only (Plus)
Premiums + fees
Workers’ compPay premiums only
Premiums + fees
Premiums + fees
Premiums + fees (fees waived for Premium and Elite)
Pay premiums only
Pay premiums only
Premiums + fees
Available add-ons
  • Broker integration
  • 401(k) retirement
  • 529 college savings
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life and disability
  • HSA and FSA
  • Broker integration
  • 401(k) retirement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life and disability
  • HSA and FSA
  • HRA
  • Broker integration
  • 401(k) retirement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life and disability
  • HSA and FSA
  • 401(k) retirement
  • 401(k) retirement
  • Pre-tax benefit
  • 401(k) retirement
  • Life and disability
  • HSA and FSA
  • COBRA access
  • Broker integration
  • 401(k) retirement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life and disability
  • HSA and FSA
  • HRA
HR tools
Time trackingCheckmark(Plus and Premium)
Extra feesExtra fees
(Paychex Flex)(Paychex Flex)
(Premium and Elite)(Premium and Elite)
Extra feesExtra fees
Team directory and org chartCheckmark(Plus and Premium)
Extra feesExtra fees
Time-off requestsCheckmark(Plus and Premium)
Extra feesExtra fees
(Time & Attendance subscribers)(Time & Attendance subscribers)
Online offer lettersCheckmark
Extra feesExtra fees
Secure document vault and e-signingCheckmark
(Run Complete & HR)(Run Complete & HR)
Custom employee handbookCheckmark(Premium and HR add-on)
(Run Complete & HR)(Run Complete & HR)
(Paychex Flex)(Paychex Flex)
(Elite)(Elite)
Extra feesExtra fees
Job description and policy templatesCheckmark(Premium and HR add-on)
(Run Complete & HR)(Run Complete & HR)
(Premium and Elite)(Premium and Elite)
Extra feesExtra fees
Proactive compliance updatesCheckmark(Premium and HR add-on)
(Run Complete & HR)(Run Complete & HR)
(Premium and Elite)(Premium and Elite)
Extra feesExtra fees
Certified HR prosCheckmark(Premium and HR add-on)
(Run Complete & HR)(Run Complete & HR)
(Paychex Flex)(Paychex Flex)
(Elite)(Elite)
Extra feesExtra fees
Direct phone line for dedicated supportCheckmark(Premium and HR add-on)
(Run Complete & HR)(Run Complete & HR)
(Elite)(Elite)
No phones
Custom Onboarding ChecklistCheckmark(Plus and Premium)
Software ProvisioningCheckmark(Plus and Premium)
 Extra fees Extra fees
Integrations
QuickBooksCheckmark
XeroCheckmark
Google (G-suite) SSOCheckmark
Extra feesExtra fees

*Competitive data on this page was collected as of June 27th, 2022 and is subject to change or update. Gusto does not make any representations as to the completeness or accuracy of the information on this page. All Gusto services listed in the payroll features comparison chart are provided by Gusto or by one of Gusto’s trusted partners.

The people platform

Manage your growing
team, all in one place.

Behind every successful business is a thriving team. Hire, pay, insure, and
support your employees with Gusto’s all-in-one people platform.
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Prices start at just $46/month

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