Simplify the way you pay contractors.

Run payroll for contractors in just a few clicks with Square Payroll. It’s easy to set up, with no complicated paperwork. Plus, there’s expert phone support to help you along the way.


One stop for all your payroll needs.

Square Payroll is integrated with the rest of Square, so you can pay 1099 contractors quickly.

Import timecards in a click.

Your contractors can clock in and out from the Square Team App. You can then import their hours with a click.

Save time with direct deposit.

Let independent contractors set up direct deposits online and pay them without ever writing a check.

Plans start at just $6 per month.

Pay just $6 per contractor paid each month. No commitments, no hidden fees.

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We take care of the hard stuff.

We give your contractors online accounts in which they can set up direct deposits and update their personal information.

We file Form 1099-NEC for you.

Don’t waste time chasing contractors for information. We’ll generate, prepare, and file Form 1099-NEC online for you.

We deliver forms to your contractors too.

Contractors can download Form 1099-NEC themselves from their online accounts.

Get U.S.-based payroll specialists working for you.

Rest assured knowing that our experienced team, along with our smart 1099 software, can help you take care of your payroll accurately.


Pay contractors in just a few clicks.

Pay contractors on your schedule. Anytime, anywhere.

  • Pay contractors multiple times per month at no extra cost.
  • Have contractors clock in and out right from the Square Team App, then import their hours with a click.
  • Your contractors get notified when they’re paid and can view their payment histories in their online accounts.

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Paying employees, too?

We help employers pay any combination of W-2 employees and contractors with our full-service payroll. Get all your payroll taxes filed and paid and more — starting as low as $41 per month.

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“I go in, click a button, and they get paid. It’s the quickest way I’ve done payroll in my life. If only everything was this easy. I can’t find enough good things to say about Square Payroll. I love it!”

Mimi W., Seya CrossFit & Wellness

Flexible pricing

Pricing that matches the number of contractors you pay per month.

Contractor-only payroll

$6/mo per person paid

Pay contractors easily and directly within the Payroll section of your online Square Dashboard.