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Payroll, benefits, and HR built for small businesses.

Gusto is built for modern businesses and accountants who want a refreshingly easy, automated way to manage payroll, benefits, HR, and workers’ compensation all in one place, entirely online.

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Gusto + Xero

Payroll transactions sync with Xero each time you run payroll, keeping your books up to date and making your bank reconciliations a piece of cake. Gusto also supports Xero tracking categories so you get better visibility into payroll expenses without the need to manually tag transactions.

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Jamey Weston
@Michael Wow no kidding! I noticed how many happened on Aug 10th, as if that was a day that workers, family or friends were instructed to write a 5 star review. I'd really like to use Xero payroll, but some of the limitations are concerning. However, after reading reviews of Gusto/ZP (elsewhere of course!), I certainly can't see taking the risk to have the taxes and filings lost, sent late, or messed up. I can't believe I couldn't come here to see what Xero users are saying and trust the reviews, as those August reviews are hard to believe as genuine. In fact, many of those Aug reviews are by users where that was the only activity, and while that might not indicate anything on its own, I am finding it all fishy.
Jill Gilliland
Gusto is great, Xero is great, but, they do not make tracking specific employee or employees department easy. If you want to do that, it is manual. Totally rediculous for two high tech solutions.
Michael Durrant
I came here to see if there was a better payroll than what's included in Xero but this appears to be a service more than an add on. Not sure if that's what we want especially after reading some of the reviews above relating mistakes by Gusto but it does sound appealing. For the price I think it would be worth getting rid of a lot of the headache. One concern is that while reading through here there is a series of one star reviews and then suddenly, all in August 2016 there are about 45 five star reviews. That's out of 65 total.
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