Hire and pay US-based (domestic) contractors

Add your independent US-based contractors' basic information, invite them to self-onboard, send new hire documents (like contracts) for them to sign, and get ready to pay your team with ease. If you're not already using Gusto for payroll, get started paying your contractors with Gusto

Reminder: Gusto cannot advise whether a worker should be classified as a W-2 employee or a 1099 contractor. We recommend working with an HR specialist or referring to the IRS government website. Learn more on our blog.

Once your domestic contractors have been added to Gusto, pay them by check or direct deposit to a bank account using the steps under the Pay a domestic contractor dropdown (there is no difference in cost between the two).

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