The best payroll
for small businesses

100,000 businesses love Gusto because it’s easy to use, saves time and offers expert support

  • 4 out of 5 customers say Gusto is easier to use than their previous payroll provider
  • Gusto automatically calculates, deposits, and files your payroll taxes
  • Super simple pricing means no annual contracts or hidden fees of any kind

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Gusto integrates with all your favorite software

Payroll features

The ultimate small business payroll, for a single flat monthly price
Payroll

Pay employees via direct deposit or paper check. Split payments to multiple accounts. Direct charitable donations. Unlimited monthly, weekly, biweekly, and off-cycle payroll.

Federal, State, & Local Taxes

Automatic payment of taxes and filing of your Federal State & local tax forms. Includes W-2, 1099, 940, 8974, 941, state, and local forms.

Benefits Administration

Administer pre-tax benefits and deductions for healthcare, 401(k), commuter benefits, savings plans, life insurance, and more.

Time Tracking

Employees enter their hours directly. Managers approve hours. Gusto takes care of the rest.

Mobile & Tablet Friendly

Access your accounts or run payroll from your smartphone or tablet.

Email & Phone Support

Legendary customer support. Email, call, or live chat and be connected directly to a real person.

Garnishments

Deduct for garnishments. Send child support payments (excl. South Carolina).

Payroll on Autopilot®

Set autopilot so payroll runs automatically just before the pay period deadline.

Vacation & Sick Days

Set PTO policies. Approve and track vacation and sick day requests. Syncs with your calendar.

Contractor Payments

Pay contractors as part of your payroll so everything is in one place and easy to track. We even do the 1099s.

Integrations

Integrates with all the leading accounting software including QuickBooks, Xero, FreshBooks, and more.

Reports & Dashboards

Create reports of payroll, bank transactions, contractor payments, PTO, tax, and more.

Multiple Pay Rates

Employees can have multiple pay rates for different types of work performed.

Permissions

Add your accountant, bookkeeper, or team member, and give them custom levels of control or access.

Digital Forms & Signatures

Banish all those bits of paper. Never sign or file another paper form.

Expense Integration

Automatically sync expense reports with Receipt Bank & send payment to employees.

FICA Tip Credit

Restaurants get automated reporting for FICA Tip Credit tax incentives.

Calendar Sync

Payroll deadlines, birthdays, and work anniversaries all sync to your calendar (Google Calendar, Outlook, & Apple iCal).

Employee Self-Service Portal

Employees enter their information online. The self-service portal lets them make changes to the address and bank account details, set tax withholding, print old pay stubs, etc.

“Setup is easy”

90% of customers say it is easy to set up Gusto

  • 1 Sign up Enter your company details
  • 2 Set up employee accounts They can do it themselves, right online
  • 3 Get your team paid Run payroll, just like that

Pricing plans

Full service payroll for one simple price.
No hidden fees.  No setup fees.  No annual contracts.

Concierge

Certified HR pros and resources so you don't have to go it along
Try 1 month free
$12/mo per person
plus $149/mo base
  • Full-Service Payroll
  • Employee Self Service & Profiles
  • Health Benefits Administration
  • Workers' Comp Administration
  • Dedicated Best-in-class Support
  • Admin permissions
  • Employee Offers & Onboarding
  • Simple Time Tracking
  • Holiday Pay
  • PTO policies & Time-off requests
  • Employee Directory & Surveys
  • Certified HR Pros
  • HR Resource Center

Complete

Better HR tools so you can create a great place to work
Try 1 month free
$12/mo per person
plus $39/mo base
  • Full-Service Payroll
  • Employee Self Service & Profiles
  • Health Benefits Administration
  • Workers' Comp Administration
  • Best-in-class Support
  • Admin permissions
  • Employee Offers & Onboarding
  • Simple Time Tracking
  • Holiday Pay
  • PTO policies & Time-off requests
  • Employee Directory & Surveys

Core

Refreshingly easy payroll so you can get back to what matters most
Try 1 month free
$6/mo per person
plus $39/mo base
  • Full-Service Payroll
  • Employee Self Service & Profiles
  • Health Benefits Administration
  • Workers' Comp Administration
  • Best-in-class Support
  • Paid-time-off policies

Contact us: 415-930-4532

See Why 100,000+ Businesses

Heart

Gusto

Editors’ Rating:

Excellent! It might make paying your employees an enjoyable experience.

4.5/5 average

1,379 reviews

It’s SIMPLE!!! One of few products / software I unequivocally love!

Based on
1,057 reviews

The best payroll company I have ever worked with and the least expensive.

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