Square Payroll

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About this app

Access affordable full-service payroll, built by Square. With this app it’s easy to pay W2 employees and 1099 contractors in just a few taps. Use the app to import timecards or enter your team’s hours, then let our team of specialists take care of the rest—we pay your team, file your payroll taxes, and send your tax payments to federal and state tax agencies.

You can setup your account directly within the Square Payroll app in just minutes. Whether you’re paying your first employee or switching from another provider, we’re here to make payroll the easiest thing on your to do list.

With Square Payroll you can:
- Pay hourly and salaried workers. Your team gets paid via direct deposit, check, or deposit to the Cash App or Cash Cards. Subscription includes unlimited payruns each month.
- Never worry about tax compliance again. Square handles all your payroll tax filings and payments and provides quarterly and end of year reports like W2s and 1099s.
- Save time by importing timecard hours and tips from the Square Point of Sale app or other leading timecard apps.
- Track sick leave, paid time off and overtime.
- Manage pre- and post-tax deductions.
- Let team members set themselves up with online accounts.
- Set up Automatic Payroll and let payroll run itself.
- Access affordable benefits plans for you and your employees, including health insurance, 401(k) retirement plans, workers compensation and pre-tax spending.

Square Payroll starts at just $40 per month. With our fair and flexible pricing, you’ll only be charged for the employees you pay. There’s no monthly subscription if you’re just paying 1099 contractors - it’s just $5 per contractor you pay each month.

Available in all 50 states + DC. Learn more: squareup.com/payroll

Note: This is an app for employers who want to pay their team. If you are an employee or contractor paid through Square Payroll, download the Square Team App to access your online account and see your pay stubs.
Updated on
Mar 10, 2022

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867 reviews
A Google user
September 13, 2019
One of the the most relevant features I need is in the time card portion of payroll management. I could not find a way to add a shift. I still had to go to the full desk version of the square dashboard to add a shift. If there is a way, I could not find it which is just as ineffective. I will change my review if this feature is simplified.
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Square, Inc.
January 28, 2020
Update!!! Hi, there. We just wanted to reach out and let you know that we have recently added the ability to create and edit timecards in the Payroll App. Hope this helps and feel free to reach out to our Payroll Team if you have any others questions. Have a great day.
A Google user
March 3, 2020
Have used for about 6 months. Have a constant message that FL Tax Reemployment Number is incorrect. As a result, quarterly filings are not filed and the funds for it are returned to my account. Customer service advised to use all 1s and it would be fine. It is not. The app has issues. If pay amount differs from "regular" the change will not save and it has to be done from a computer. Was also promised 1 month free trial multiple times, which I never received. Will be changing payroll services
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Square, Inc.
March 4, 2020
Hey Amber! So sorry to hear about your experience with Payroll. I appreciate you reaching out with your feedback, so we can better our platforms to our sellers needs. Please reach out to our Payroll team if you have any further questions at: squ.re/contact.
Chris Tiffani Vanderpool
May 30, 2022
Has some glitches. When I got to pay employees. Sometimes I have to enter information several times and close ap out and go back in to see if it updated.
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Square, Inc.
June 8, 2022
We are sorry to hear that your experience hasn't been good on our app. These troubleshooting steps will help: squ.re/apptrouble. If you still need a hand, our Support team would be able to look into this with you - please reach out directly by logging into your Square account and heading here to give us a call: squ.re/contactsqsupport

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