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Gusto Payroll

Gusto Payroll

4.2
(212)
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Gusto Payroll Features

Core HR

Organization Management

Organizes employees in an org structure that can be used throughout the application for reporting, permissions, etc.

88%
(Based on 30 reviews)

Time, Attendance, and PTO

Tracks time, attendance, paid time-off (PTO), sick time, schedules, and other workforce-related information.

86%
(Based on 24 reviews)

Expense Management

Contains functionality for employees to submit expenses reports and track reimbursments

76%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Salary Structures

Manages position descriptions and pay grades/structures for each role

90%
(Based on 26 reviews)

Compliance

Helps protect risk areas by ensuring compliance standards are met through tracking and reporting

89%
(Based on 28 reviews)

Benefits Administration

Enables employees to manage their benefit plans by viewing plans, make changes during open enrollement, and for life event changes. Employers can report and manage payroll deductions based on selected plan options

91%
(Based on 26 reviews)

Employee Self Service

Web Portal

Allows employees to access current and past pay stubs, W-2 forms, and additional salary information.

94%
(Based on 157 reviews)

Benefits Manager

Allows employees to answer or update questions pertaining to benefits and receive information about benefit providers.

89%
(Based on 87 reviews)

Mobile

Allows employees to view pay stub and W-2 information via a smartphone app or mobile optimized website.

83%
(Based on 73 reviews)

Benefits Administration Platform Features

Benefits Record Management

Track and manage employee benefits information and eligibility information within a centralized database.

93%
(Based on 37 reviews)

Enrollment Planning

Facilitate employee enrollment in health insurance plans during open enrollment and special enrollment periods. Make changes to benefits data in real time.

95%
(Based on 31 reviews)

Third-Party Carrier Integration

Access a unique marketplace of benefits products provided by third-party carriers. Select from pre-built bundles or customize your own bundles within the system to offer to your employees.

93%
(Based on 23 reviews)

Document Management

Store and organize on-boarding benefits documents such as I-9s, W-4s, W-9s, and other employee agreements.

92%
(Based on 35 reviews)

Total Compensation Statements

Prepare ad-hoc and historical total compensation statements for employees. Employees can access statements to find a comprehensive view of their compensation, including benefits, wages, and stock options.

94%
(Based on 35 reviews)

Self-Service Portal

Allow employees to log in and review the details of their employee benefits program elections 24/7 and make changes and enroll in benefits as required.

97%
(Based on 38 reviews)

Regulatory Compliance

Ensure compliance with federal and state benefits regulations, including the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA), Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

96%
(Based on 33 reviews)

Benefits Dashboards

An easy to read, often single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of benefits data to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance.

91%
(Based on 37 reviews)

Mobile Benefits Access

Provide access to employee benefits information including ID numbers, deductibles, in- and out-of-network costs, and more.

91%
(Based on 24 reviews)

Integrations / APIs

The platform can integrate with HR and payroll software to manage employee data such as new hires, general profiles, salary changes, benefit deductions, and terminations into a single system of record.

92%
(Based on 25 reviews)

Processing

Multi Country

Ability to process payroll in multiple countries, languages, and currencies.

Not enough data available

Data Consolidation

Consolidate and map payroll data from various sources in various formats.

Not enough data available

Data Quality

Include tools and best practices for payroll data accuracy checks and controls.

Not enough data available

Rules

Define and implement payroll processing logic for earning, deductions, bonuses, and other types of revenue.

Not enough data available

Administration

Payroll Entry

Allows administrator to enter payroll for all employees based on salary or total hours worked.

93%
(Based on 132 reviews)

Time Off Accrual

Calculation and tracking of sick and vacation days.

86%
(Based on 86 reviews)

Direct Deposit

Automatically deposits paychecks into employees' bank accounts.

93%
(Based on 148 reviews)

Expense Reimbursement

Allows administrator to reimburse employees for business-related purchases.

88%
(Based on 74 reviews)

Pre-tax Deductions

Automatically deducts wages for health care, 401(k) plans, etc. from paychecks.

91%
(Based on 106 reviews)

Wage Garnishment

Allows administrator to set up for wage garnishments to be deducted automatically from employers' paychecks.

92%
(Based on 53 reviews)

Approvals

Administrator can submit payroll approval request and the approver can approve, deny, or re-assign it to the appropriate approver.

90%
(Based on 69 reviews)

Check/W-2 Printing

Allows administrators to print valid paychecks and W-2 forms.

89%
(Based on 89 reviews)

Check/W-2 Delivery

Sends printed checks to administrator to distribute to employees.

91%
(Based on 87 reviews)

Compliance

Governance

Offer standard processes and workflows across countries to reduce the risk of noncompliance.

Not enough data available

Country-Specific

Provide documents and templates for country-specific payroll compliance.

Not enough data available

Internal Policies

Deliver templates and workflows to create and enforce internal policies for global payroll.

Not enough data available

Taxes

Tax Calculation

Calculates taxes due and may include resources or tools for federal and state tax compliance.

93%
(Based on 133 reviews)

Tax Filing

Files payroll tax forms automatically for federal, state, and local taxes.

89%
(Based on 126 reviews)

Automatic Tax Payment

Allows payroll vendor, via power of attorney, to make electronic payments of withheld taxes to government.

91%
(Based on 125 reviews)

Integration

Other

Integration with other corporate software solutions such as travel and expense.

Not enough data available

HR/HCM

Ability to integrate with multiple HR and HCM software solutions.

Not enough data available

Finance

Provides integration with accounting and ERP software.

Not enough data available

Integration

API / Integration

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc with other software applications.

85%
(Based on 59 reviews)

Time Tracking Integration

Enables administrator to import hours from time tracking systems.

83%
(Based on 57 reviews)

Accounting Integration

Provides standard integration with third party accounting software.

85%
(Based on 78 reviews)

Core HR Integration

Provides standard integration with third party core HR software.

88%
(Based on 45 reviews)

Reporting

Benchmarking

Define local and global benchmarks to assess the competitiveness of compensation strategies.

Not enough data available

Cost Tracking

Analyse payroll costs across multiple countries and business entities, or by employee role.

Not enough data available

Dashboards

Dashboards can be used to manage payroll for a global or local workforce.

Not enough data available

Platform

Customization

Allows administrators to customize to accomodate their unique processes. Includes ability to create custom objects, fields, rules, calculations, and views.

71%
(Based on 19 reviews)

Integration APIs

Application Programming Interface - Specification for how the application communicates with other software. API's typically enable integration of data, logic, objects, etc with other software applications.

85%
(Based on 18 reviews)

Internationalization

Enables users to view and transact business with the same content in multiple languages and currencies.

n/a

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

78%
(Based on 29 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

85%
(Based on 30 reviews)

Mobile User Support

75%
(Based on 14 reviews)

Reporting

Enables reporting of all data contained within the system. Typically contains standard reports as well as the ability to create ad-hoc reports.

81%
(Based on 27 reviews)

Dashboards

An easy to read, often single page, real-time user interface, showing a graphical presentation of the current status and historical trends of an organization’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to enable instantaneous and informed decisions to be made at a glance

84%
(Based on 26 reviews)

Platform

Reporting and Dashboards

Access pre-built and custom reports and dashboards.

87%
(Based on 132 reviews)

User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

89%
(Based on 134 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

92%
(Based on 149 reviews)

Scalability

Allows administrator to easily add employees and grow payroll process as their company grows.

90%
(Based on 123 reviews)
Gusto Payroll
4.2
(212)