Implement a Startup Payroll System

Implement payroll

Do you have a payroll system in place, or do you need to know how to implement startup payroll right the first time? Unwinding payroll and payroll tax problems can be complicated and expensive. Setting up a good payroll system from the start ensures that your payroll runs smoothly, all your federal and state payroll taxes are submitted on time and you stay out of trouble.


First Things First

Kruze Consulting recommends Gusto for payroll. We love the autopilot feature because it runs payroll automatically unless you need to make a change. Autopilot makes sure your employees are always paid - and happy. Additionally, it’s easy to use and handles federal and state payroll taxes seamlessly and automatically. Better yet, it’s competitively priced and has the best support team around if you encounter problems. We happen to think that we are the best Gusto accountant - talk to us to find out why!

Want to know more?

Payroll services for startups How to plan for payroll taxes Video: Kruze Consulting and Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll)


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Kruze Consulting's Prices

Financial Consulting

Staff Accountant $85
Senior Staff Accountant $110
Controller $140
Financial Modeling $300
Venture Debt $300
CFO $250
Tax Advisory $395

Kruze's calculator tells you how much it will cost to prepare your startup's tax return.

Save on payroll taxes immediately
We charge a fixed fee of 15% of the anticipated captured credit amount with a minimum fee of $2,000

Startup 409A Valuation

Seed $1500
Seed A $2000
Seed B $2500
Seed C $3000

Information for Every Startup


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