Square Payroll Features

Curious what Square’s online payroll service can do for your business? All of the following features are included in our price of $29 per month plus $5 for each W-2 employee or 1099-MISC contractor you pay that month with no additional or hidden fees. If you’re only paying contractors, you’ll pay just $5 for each contractor you pay that month, with no monthly subscription fee.

Payroll Tax Payments and Filings

  • Automated tax payments: Square Payroll pays state and federal taxes on your behalf.
  • Automated tax filings: Square Payroll files your tax forms with state and federal tax departments.
  • New hire reporting: Square Payroll reports your new employee hires to the appropriate state agency when you add them to payroll.

Manage Payroll


At this time Square Payroll does not support the following:

  • Household Employers and Agricultural Employers: Square Payroll is only for businesses that file Form 941 or Form 944.

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