Simplify the way you pay contractors.
Free setup | No complicated paperwork | Expert phone support
Import timecards in a click
Your contractors can clock in and out from the Square app or partner apps. You can then import their hours with a click.
Save time with direct deposit
Let independent contractors easily set up direct deposit online and pay them without ever writing a check.
Form 1099-MISC filed for you
Don’t waste time chasing contractors for information—we’ll generate, prepare, and file Form 1099-MISC online for you.
Starting at just $5 per month
Pay just $5 per contractor paid each month. No commitments, no hidden fees.
One stop for all your benefits and payroll needs
We give your contractors online accounts where they can set up direct deposit and update their personal information.
No more stress during tax time
Because all your payments and contractor information are in one place, we can automatically generate and file Form 1099-MISC online for you.
Forms delivered to your contractors, too
There’s no need to manually send out Form 1099-MISC to contractors—they can download it themselves from their online accounts.
U.S.-based payroll specialists working for you
Rest assured knowing our experienced team, along with our smart 1099 software, can help you accurately take care of your payroll.
Pay contractors in just a few clicks
Pay contractors on your schedule
Send payments anytime, anywhere. Pay contractors multiple times per month at no extra cost
Automatically import their hours
You can have contractors clock in and out right from the Square app or partner apps. Then, import their hours with a click.
Contractors get notified
Your contractors get an email when they’re paid. They can see their payment history in their online accounts.
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 at just $34 per month.
Thousands of businesses trust Square Payroll to pay their contractors.
Co-owner of SEYA Crossfit & Wellness, Baltimore
Mimi uses Square Payroll to pay the six contractors she hires to lead classes and coach clients.
Her contractors work different hours—they clock in and out on Square Point of Sale so Mimi can easily track their hours.
Mimi imports their hours in a click and sends out their payments. Contractors get notified via email that they’ve been paid.
Contractors get personal online accounts so they can keep their details updated. This means during tax time, Form 1099-MISC can be automatically filed for Mimi.
With Square Payroll, Mimi and her team can focus on making their clients—and business—stronger.
Flexible pricing that matches the number of contractors you pay per month.
Square Payroll for contractors
per contractor per month
- Pay 1099 contractors
- Custom reporting
- Direct deposit or check payments
- Time tracking
- Online accounts for your team
- Federal Form 1099-MISC automatically filed