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Integrate with TinQ

Tinq helps small businesses automate daily operations like time tracking, scheduling, and timesheet reporting using mobile, web, or kiosk services. With employees working virtually, in-office, and on the go, Tinq can be with your team no matter what. 

Gusto integrates with Tinq to sync your employee details and timesheets.

Customers who join Gusto from Tinq will receive Gusto payroll free for their first 3 months.

Connect Gusto and Tinq

  1. Sign in to Tinq.
  2. Click Settings from the left-menu.
  3. Click Integrations.
  4. Click Connect on the Gusto card.
  5. Click Yes to the reminder that: the integration is only supported in the U.S.
  6. If you already have a Gusto account, click Connect to Gusto. If you’re new, click Create a Gusto Account.
    • If you’re creating a new account: you’ll need to choose the email you want to create an account with, and then check that email for next steps to complete Gusto onboarding.
  7. Choose which company you’d like to authorize for the connection.
  8. Click Authorize.
    • When the connection is complete, you’ll see the authorization successful prompt in Tinq.

Once connected, you’ll be taken back to the Gusto integrations page in Tinq to review and complete the syncing of employees between systems.

Sync employees between Gusto and Tinq

  1. From the Gusto integration page, review the “Linked Employees” section–these are employees that have synced successfully.
    • Under each employee’s name: make sure the correct job title is associated so the hours pushed are accurate–you can only send hours to one job in Gusto.
      • You can change or add job titles as needed here.
    • If you need to disconnect, click the red link icon to the right of an employee’s name.
  2. If there are any employees in the “Unlinked Tinq/Gusto Employees” sections, you can choose to add them or link manually as needed.
    • If you add a new employee to Gusto, you must finish their onboarding in Gusto before hours can sync. Click the People section and select Hire & onboard in Gusto to complete their onboarding, once done, they’ll appear in the People section.
  3. Review all integration settings, including the “Gusto Company” section. In the company section, you can:
    • Add a new location
    • Change company
    • Resync

Approve and submit timesheets

Once a manager approves a timesheet in Tinq those are automatically synced to Gusto.

  1. Click Timesheets from the left-menu.
  2. Click the Pending tab.
  3. Click the dropdown and select some or all employees to review.
  4. Select the pay period to submit hours to in Gusto.
  5. Click Search.
  6. Review employees awaiting timesheet approval. Here you can:
    • Approve
    • Reject
    • Click the three-dot Actions menu for additional options like Details and Export.
  7. Click Approve to approve the pay period(s).
    • After approving, you will not be able to add/change any time entry within this period.
  8. Click Yes to confirm.
    • This will automatically sync the information to Gusto.
  9. Click Ok in the confirmation message.

Integration settings

To get started, head to Settings and then Integrations, then find the Gusto card. Click Manage to review the entire integration dashboard. 

Click More to:

  • Disconnect
  • Review the integration log
    • Includes error messages
  • Learn More (Tinq FAQs)

FAQs

Q:  What do I do if I get a “The Payroll Periods of Tinq and Gusto don’t match” notification when I try to submit the timesheets from Tinq?

A: This means the Tinq and Gusto pay periods don’t match. To resolve, change the pay period in Tinq, or update your pay schedule in Gusto

Q: How do I sync paid time off  (PTO) to Gusto?

A: If you’re using Tinq to track your paid time off hours, all PTO used will be sent to Gusto as regular hours worked. 

  • Alternatively, you could track PTO using Gusto and manually enter PTO hours on page two of the Run Payroll flow Gusto. If you choose to use Gusto as your PTO tracking solution, we recommend not using TinQ to track PTO in addition. 

Still need help? 

Contact Tinq directly at [email protected] or (800) 340-1749.


 

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