Both Gusto and Paychex are worthy contenders in the small-business payroll game.
However, the differences lie in each title’s approach to long-term growth and simplicity. Gusto consistently wins among competitors for its colorful, beginner-friendly user interface and educational resources. Plus, it’s far more affordable than Paychex. But the platform falls short in its long-term value beyond payroll.
Paychex, on the other hand, is a champion for its scalability. Plus, it uniquely offers interest- and fee-free 7-day payroll loans via its Paychex Promise program. The title certainly isn’t the most intuitive, however, and it requires deep pockets for anything but the most basic functions.
Let’s dig deeper into which title is best for your small business.