Embedded Payroll with Gusto
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What is Gusto and how does it work with GoCo?

Curious about GoCo's embedded payroll option with Gusto? Read more below!

We’ve partnered with an industry-leading payroll provider to create an easy-to-use all-in-one solution; GoCo + Embedded Payroll (Gusto).

Embedded payroll allows you to run payroll directly from GoCo, seamlessly capture
paystubs and automatically manage reconciliations. 

GoCo acts as the source of truth so changes in employee's personal information, benefit deductions and earnings will automatically flow into payroll. No more double entry for you!

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  • What fields transfer over to Gusto on the API?
All personal information, benefit deductions, earnings, and employment details are transferred to Gusto instantly from GoCo. 
    • If you currently use GoCo's benefit module and have active, published lines, those deductions will automatically feed over to Gusto. Some common examples: Health, Dental, Vision, Group Life, Flex Spending, etc
      • The only deductions not stored in GoCo are Garnishments (like Child Support). These need to be set up by your Payroll Specialist.
    • GoCo Time Off and Time Tracking seamlessly syncs to the GoCo pay run and onto employee paychecks. 
    • When you add one-time bonuses or earnings on your payroll run in GoCo, those get pushed to Gusto, straight onto employee checks. 
  • How do I add a one-time earning?
    • One-time bonuses or earnings can be added directly onto the payroll run in GoCo before the checks are created:

  • How do I make a recurring commission/bonus/etc?
    • On an employee's profile, you can set up any recurring earnings that should be included on all checks:

  • How do you create an earning code? How do you create a deduction code?  
    • For the codes to be available to you in GoCo, we need to get them set up in Gusto first. Contact your GoCo Payroll Specialist for help on this!