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How To Set Up Gusto Payroll

Learn how to set up Gusto payroll in this full video walkthrough. See the setup process step-by-step in real time so you can know exactly what you’re getting into before setting up your Gusto account.

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Apr 11, 2024 Filed under: Payroll, Small Business
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Payroll Software Cost Guide

How much does payroll software cost? It varies by business, software, and personal requirements, but in general, you can expect to pay around $44/month + $6/employee per month for payroll software that offers essential payroll software services.

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
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What Are The Different Types Of Payroll Software?

There are four types of payroll software systems to choose from: traditional payroll software, industry-specific payroll software, payroll software for accountants, and professional employer organizations (PEOs). Each option will make it easier to process payroll for your business, but may be designed for specific users or provide advanced services.

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
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The Top 7 Benefits Of Payroll Software

Payroll software is a good investment for most businesses looking to streamline their payroll processes. However, the learning curve and cost of payroll software may be enough to cause some small business owners pause.

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
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What Is Payroll Software & How Does It Work?

Small businesses with more employees and more complex payroll needs (think: multiple pay rates and schedules, remote employees across different states, etc.) may need payroll software to save time, money, and reduce the chance of expensive payroll errors.

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
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What Are Social Security Taxes?

Social Security taxes are the federally mandated contributions employers and employees must pay into to support the Social Security program, which provides retirement income for American workers aged 65 and over.

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Jun 25, 2023 Filed under: Payroll
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How To Pay Employees

The most popular employee payment methods are direct deposit and paper check payments. However, other employee payment methods, including cash, cryptocurrency, and pay card payments are also used across the US.

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Nov 3, 2023 Filed under: Payroll, Small Business

How To Find Employees In 5 Easy Steps

Hiring the best candidates requires businesses to understand how to find employees. Job candidates’ skillsets and qualifications will vary greatly depending on your company’s recruitment strategies, so it’s essential to build a recruitment strategy that prioritizes attracting good employees.

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Dec 16, 2022 Filed under: Payroll, Small Business