Why businesses choose Square
Both Square and Gusto offer easy-to-use payroll solutions that take the guesswork out of managing your payroll and other business finances. However, Square’s solutions are easily integrated into the Square ecosystem, providing a one-stop shop for all of your business needs.
A closer look at Square vs Gusto
Square’s all-inclusive flat pricing starts at $35 a month plus $6 for every additional person paid – and you don’t start paying until you pay your first employee. However, if you’re only paying contractors and not employees, you have to pay $6 per contractor with no additional fee.
With Gusto, you can choose from a variety of payroll pricing plans starting at $40 a month plus $6 for additional employees being paid. The bigger your team and the more complex your payroll needs, pricing plans increase to up to $149 plus $12 a month for additional employees. Similar to Square, you only pay $6 a month per contractor if you’re only paying contractors.
Square makes payroll simple, allowing business owners to focus more on what really matters. Square’s payroll includes employee management solutions, timecards, employee apps, and tax filings with an all-inclusive flat-fee with no commitments. And with Instant Payments, run your payroll as little as one business day in advance.
Gusto offers similar employee support, tracking time, integrating benefits, and providing tax payroll services and support. In addition, Gusto also offers additional support for onboarding, making it quick and easy for new employees to become integrated with your payroll system.
Square offers all the tools for your business to grow. From integration to point-of-sale (POS), Square Team Management, appointments, and marketing tools to a free online store builder and loans. Sell where your customers are and get paid anytime with flexible business solutions.
Gusto is a straightforward HR, team management, and payroll solution that provides services to help your employees get paid. Gusto’s payroll software integrates with other third-party platforms.
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