Square Payroll Features

Curious what Square Payroll can do for your business? All of the following are available to you at no extra cost - our price of $25 per month plus $5 for each employee or 1099 contraction you pay that month is all you’ll pay for Square Payroll. 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.
  • Automated new hire reporting: Square Payroll reports your new employee hires to the appropriate state agency when you add them to payroll.

Manage Payroll


  • Square Payroll and Quickbooks Online: Save time and simplify your bookkeeping by syncing your Square Payroll reports directly to Quickbooks Online.
  • Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Our partnership with AP Intego enables you to set up and pay workers compensation insurance as you go.
  • Square Point of Sale Time Tracking: Employees and contractors clock in and out through the Square Point of Sale app and you can import employee hours into Square Payroll with a click.
  • Timecard Integration Partnerships: Use one of our partners for time tracking and import employee timecards with a click.

At this time Square Payroll does not support the following:

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

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