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Gusto vs Xero: What are the differences?

What is Gusto? The easiest way to pay your employees. ZenPayroll is delightful, modern payroll. Our comprehensive payroll service enables businesses to get set up and run payroll in minutes, from any web enabled device. All government payroll taxes and reporting are taken care of automatically and paperlessly. We've processed millions of dollars in payroll and our customers span a wide variety of businesses, from flower shops to technology start-ups. We would be delighted to provide you modern payroll.

What is Xero? Beautiful accounting software - online, simple, smart & magical. Inventory, invoicing, time tracking, expenses, and hundreds of other apps all seamlessly integrate with Xero to save your business precious time and money.

Gusto belongs to "Payroll & Benefits" category of the tech stack, while Xero can be primarily classified under "Accounting".

Some of the features offered by Gusto are:

  • Direct Deposit & Checks
  • Pre-Tax Health Benefits
  • Deductions & Garnishments

On the other hand, Xero provides the following key features:

  • Online accounting
  • Automatic bank reconciliation
  • Dashboard

According to the StackShare community, Xero has a broader approval, being mentioned in 43 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Gusto, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Gusto
Pros of Xero
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    Great value
  • 3
    Fully automated
  • 1
    Great UI
  • 1
    Payroll reminder emails
  • 1
    Google Calendar integration
  • 2
    Easy Invoicing
  • 2
    Smart Reports with automatic bank reconciliation

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What is Gusto?

The all-in-one people platform serving 100,000+ small businesses with payroll, benefits, and so much more.

What is Xero?

Inventory, invoicing, time tracking, expenses, and hundreds of other apps all seamlessly integrate with Xero to save your business precious time and money.

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What are some alternatives to Gusto and Xero?
Zenefits
Manage all your HR— payroll, benefits, compliance, and more—all online, in one beautiful dashboard.
QuickBooks
It is an accounting software package. You can access and manage your books from your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone anytime you choose. Create access privileges so that your colleague or accountant can login and work.
TriNet
It provides industry-tailored HR solutions to small and midsize businesses with exceptional human resources services. Focus on what makes your business amazing.
Sage
It brings together everything you need under one platform to manage your accounting, financials, operations, people & payroll.
Namely
It is the only HR, payroll, benefits, and talent management platform your employees will love. It’s more than HR software: It’s the compliance and benefits consulting you need.
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