Gusto makes Payroll Easy

Join more than 100,000 small businesses and their teams that use Gusto.

See why Gusto is simply the best online payroll.

Make it 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.

Gusto is about as easy as payroll’s ever going to be

Setup is a snap.
We explain things in English–not IRS. No PhD required.

Run payroll fast.
3 out of 4 customers run their payroll in 10 minutes or less.

Make payday a celebration.
Your employees get fun emails with links to their paystubs.
Bonus: Gusto automatically pays and files your payroll taxes.

Put your feet up.
You can also sync your payroll with time tracking , accounting software, workers’ comp, benefits, and HR.

Full-service payroll

It’s all online and flexible for your needs, including:

  • All 50 states, plus federal and local taxes
  • Automated payroll filings and tax payments
  • Unlimited payrolls
  • W-2s and 1099s
  • Direct deposit
  • Multiple schedules and pay rates
  • Online employee setup
  • Payroll on Autopilot® — payroll runs itself

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.


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.

Here’s how we’re different:

  • Make payroll a breeze
    We automatically file your payroll taxes and generate your W-2s. With online onboarding, your employees enter all their info, and you skip the paperwork. 
  • Get it right
    We’re here to help. Whether you call or chat with us, you’ll be speaking to one of our friendly, experienced reps in our San Francisco or Denver offices. 
  • Find your zen
    We use technology to make payroll smarter. We make it easy to get your team paid, and as your business grows, your Gusto account can too, with benefits and advanced HR tools.


Time tracking

Point of sale

  • Clover

Business Operations

Expense management

  • Expensify
  • Receipt Bank

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.

Full-service payroll for one simple price

Including unlimited payrolls, W-2s and 1099s, federal, state, and local taxes, and more.