About Square Payroll

Square Payroll is a full-service payroll solution that helps small businesses pay employees through online payroll management and handle payroll tax. It can be integrated with a variety of payment processing tools, accounting software, and employee management systems including Square POS, QuickBooks, and more, and offers tools for automated tax filing, payroll process automation, benefits management such as health insurance and more. The online payroll service allows businesses to track workers' compensation and ensure payroll compliance at all times. Square Payroll offers functionality to manage various employee types including salaried employees, hourly employees and contractors. The running payroll functionality allows businesses to pay employees and contractors based on their hours worked during a defined pay period, with data automatically pulled from the Square Point of Sale app. Square Payroll also automatically calculates paid time off, hours worked and total labor cost for each employee. Square Payroll also helps businesses automatically file taxes including new hire reports, W-2 forms and federal and state payroll taxes. Other key features include integrated timecards, employee benefits offerings and direct deposits. Square Payroll pricing is based on the type and number of active employees a business has. The Square Payroll Android app and iOS app provide users with on-the-go payroll management with features such as sick leave tracking, vacation tracking, payroll calculation, timecard access, access to pay stubs, automatic payroll setup, payroll processing and more.
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Square Payroll pricing

Square Payroll does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. Square Payroll paid version starts at US$40.00/month.

Starting Price:
US$40.00/month
Free Version:
No
Free trial:
Yes

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Square Payroll Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.6
Functionality
4.5
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Support
4.4
5 reviews of 574 View all reviews
Troy
  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
0

5
Reviewed on 27/07/2022

Square Payroll makes Payroll easy

Pros

The Direct Deposit feature of Square Payroll makes paying employees a very streamlined and simple procedure. The W-2 Preparation features makes tax season a breeze. Sending employees W2s is all within the app. Vacation/Leave Tracking has truly increased the productivity of payroll and bookkeeping. This is the ultimate feature for this application.

Cons

I feel as though with time Square Payroll will rollout a more aesthetically pleasing interface but I do not find any cons.

Mike
  • Industry: Sports
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Monthly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 30/04/2021

Hassle Free Payroll Solution

I'm a big fan of anything that saves me time and headaches, and there is NONE larger that sending out tax forms or other financial obligations. Controlling payroll from on easy to use hub is a great value, and it only costs a small monthly fee per contractor.

Pros

I am a sole proprietor/ LLC, with independent contractors as opposed to full/part time employees. I absolutely love that Square Payroll manages every facet of fund transfer including submitting tax form to my contractors, essentially taking care of my responsibilities as an employer.

Cons

The employer dashboard and features are pretty basic and may take some to get used to what functionality is available. The users, my hires, have not experienced any problems or difficulty, so that's the most important pat.

Alternatives Considered

SurePayroll

Reasons for Switching to Square Payroll

I was already previously using SquareUp payment transactions so it made sense to keep everything on one platform
Roderick
  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
1
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
0

3
Reviewed on 18/07/2022

Square Pay today

Pros

Easy layout very functionable nothing hard easy time managing and very handy when needed

Cons

Not really any bad things about it because this product is very easy to use and it comes in handy when you need it

Kayla
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 20/07/2022

Saves my life

My business went from being such a hassle to making it enjoyable.

Pros

It makes my life and business functional.

Cons

Nothing i love this software and everything about it

Alternatives Considered

PayPal

Reasons for Switching to Square Payroll

Its product overall quality is so much better
Neil
  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 01/11/2021

Super Easy Payroll and Worker’s Comp solution

Pros

Extremely easy to run bi-weekly payroll. All reporting is handled for you.

Cons

It’s a little on the expensive side, hold times for support can be a little long but my questions have always been answered quickly enough.

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