Square Payroll

The online payroll service trusted by small businesses.

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Import timecards in a click

Let employees clock in and out from the Square Point of Sale app, and then import their hours with a click.

Takes care of taxes

Our team handles your federal and state payroll taxes including withholdings, payments, and filings.

Switching is easy

There’s no need to start from scratch—simply upload your existing reports and we’ll get you set up.

Clear pricing, no hidden fees

Pay just $25 per month plus $5 per employee or contractor paid for all tax filings, withholdings, and payments.


Run payroll in minutes.

Square’s payroll processing imports your employees’ timecards from Square Point of Sale, calculates overtime, and handles taxes so you can pay your team faster.

Payroll you can trust.

With over $180 million in payroll processed for small businesses, our team is ready to handle your payroll and taxes.

New to payroll? No worries

There’s no complicated paperwork required—simply enter your business information and our payroll processing team helps you take care of the rest.

Switch providers in a snap

If you’re looking to switch to Square Payroll, our team will handle all the details so you can easily get set up—no matter the time of year.

Your team can set themselves up.

Your employees are emailed a link to set up direct deposit and fill out their tax information online. With Square’s online payroll services, employees and contractors can log in anytime to view their pay stubs or update their information.

Made for every kind of employee

Whether you’re paying your first employee or a larger team, Square Payroll makes it easy to pay both hourly and salaried W-2 employees—and still manage all your payroll online.

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Pay contractors, too

We can also help you pay contractors if you have at least one W-2 employee. Support for contractor-only businesses is coming soon.

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Leave your payroll taxes to experts.

We’ve filed over $43 million in payroll taxes for small businesses, and we’re ready to help you. Our payroll services take care of your withholdings and payments and file your taxes—all at no extra cost.

  • All federal and state payroll taxes paid
  • 940, 941/944, and state tax forms filed
  • W-2 and 1099-MISC forms generated and filed
  • New-hire reports filed for W-2 employees

Compliance made easy.

Pay workers’ comp as you go

Square Payroll seamlessly integrates with our insurance partner AP Intego so you can automatically pay your premiums based on actual payroll data. This means you only pay what you owe, as you owe it. Get started by requesting a quote, or transfer an existing contract.

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Sick leave and PTO tracking

Set your sick leave or paid time off policy for each team member, and Square’s online payroll services take care of the rest. With each pay run, we automatically calculate their remaining balance and include it on their pay stub. When employees take time off, simply enter the hours they’re out, and those hours are paid in your next pay run.

Import timecard hours with a click.

With Square’s payroll processing, employees clock in and out on Square Point of Sale, and you can import their hours in just one click.

Clock in at your point of sale

No need for a separate system. Your employees clock in and out right from the Square Point of Sale app on your iPad.

Sync with partner apps

Square Payroll also integrates with some of the top employee timecard systems, so you can use the one that works best for your business.

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Import timecards in a snap

No manual entry needed—import employee hours with a click. Overtime and double time are also automatically calculated.

Pay salaried employees, too

Use Square Payroll to pay hourly and non-exempt salaried employees, too. We’ll figure out their overtime and file their payroll taxes.


Trusted by thousands of small businesses, Square Payroll is ready to help you.

It’s just so easy to use. All the paperwork and taxes are taken care of. It really is the whole package.

Steve Z., Three Steves Winery


No hidden fees, no long-term commitments—just clear, simple pricing.

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  • No activation fees
  • No additional cost per pay period
  • No cost to generate W-2s and 1099s
  • Free direct deposit
  • Automated, free new-hire reporting for employees
  • Tax filings and payments included
  • Sick leave and PTO tracking
  • Online portal for employees and contractors
  • Integrated employee timecards

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Set up your account and get access to online payroll services today.

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