Is the payroll process stressing you out? You are not alone. Between hiring forms, pay period schedules, time-off, benefit packages etc. etc. etc. figuring out your own payroll is a difficult process. So much can slip through the cracks. There are a ridiculous number of forms which can be misplaced, filled out incorrectly, or forgotten. You have to know all of your federal and local tax laws so that your taxes are filed correctly, and somehow also keep track of your employees’ hours. Paying someone to do your payroll is an expense that many small businesses cannot afford, and for some companies, old-school payroll and HR methods aren’t preferred or possible.
It has never been easier to automate the payroll process than with Gusto, which is an app you can download right to your Clover POS. Gusto takes care of all of those pesky payroll tasks, right from the beginning of the hiring process. Gusto can provide a personalized checklist for your new employees so that each step of the onboarding process is correctly completed and recorded. Gone are the days of loose forms and signatures kept in a dusty filing cabinet. Gusto makes sure that every last piece of necessary information is collected from your employees, and allows them to sign and store all of the documents electronically. Once your employees are in the swing of things, Gusto has automated time tools so that your team’s hours, PTO, and holidays are all calculated automatically. Your employees can also make time-off requests via Gusto for you to approve.
Taxes are, quite simply, the worst. Lucky for you, Gusto files your local, state, and federal taxes automatically, and even makes sure you get any tax refunds if you qualify. Gusto also offers health insurance in most states, and helps you build a benefits package for your employees.
Communication with your employees is key, and with so much remote work these days, it can feel difficult or forced to give and receive feedback. Fortunately, Gusto has some really helpful performance tools like automated feedback requests, performance review templates, and anonymous feedback surveys to facilitate communication and professional growth within your company.
Gusto was ranked the #1 Best Payroll Software of 2022 by U.S. News and we can really see why. The app has a myriad of features that make payroll infinitely easier for your small business. Don’t waste one more second trying to figure out the arduous payroll process yourself. AppStar can help you get started with both Clover and Gusto, so your employees get paid and your company can grow.