HR Services


Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll) provides cloud-based HR services—including onboarding, PTO tracking, payroll services and benefits administration—for small-to mid-sized business. It also has an easy-to-use interface, integrates easily with third-party tools and offers customer support—at an affordable price.

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What sets it apart

  • Easy data management: Access records and automated paperwork all in one place
  • Employee self-onboarding: Employees can enter and manage their info online
  • Robust payroll services: Includes unlimited payroll runs and automated payroll taxes
  • Seamless integration: Integrates with QuickBooks, Xero, FreshBooks and more
  • Benefits administration: Find a health plan (in 10 states) or transfer an existing one


  • Free/month

    + $6 per employee (Gusto offers a one-month free trial)


Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll) Gusto offers small businesses the kind of HR and payroll software that was once reserved for larger companies. It’s mobile-friendly, employees can access their own data, there are a host of automated services (payroll, taxes, employee paperwork), it integrates with third-party tools and it has benefits administration, meaning that you can transfer an existing plan or sign up for a new one). Gusto doesn’t offer applicant or attendance tracking, though, and new health plans are only available in 10 states.


  • Access your account from anywhere on a mobile device
  • Employee self-onboarding: Employees can enter and manage their info online
  • Streamlined HR data: Onboarding, PTO tracking, compliance, automated paperwork and employee data management
  • Benefits administration: 401(k)s, savings plans, workers’ compensation insurance and health insurance; transfer an existing plan or enroll in a new one (in 10 states)
  • Automated taxes: Your local, state and federal payroll taxes are filed automatically —including 1099s for companies that work with contractors
  • Seamless integration: Gusto integrates with QuickBooks, Xero, FreshBooks, etc.
  • Advanced payroll services, including unlimited and automated payroll, direct deposit, digital pay stubs and detailed payroll reports
  • Affordable pricing: Small businesses have access to software services typically reserved for big businesses (it costs $69/month for a business with 5 employees)