Aplos is a software solution for churches and nonprofits that lets you manage your books, donors, and members all in one place.
Gusto connects to Aplos Accounting to automatically track your payroll and tax payments. We also support the W-2 requirements and unique church payroll needs for pastor housing allowances and tax exemptions.
Learn more by visiting Aplos' help center.
You'll now see the active integration in the App directory section of your Gusto account.
Edit your global account mappings
Customize your account mappings by employee
Q: Does information sync over by employee?
A: Yes. Everything from payroll taxes, wages, and reimbursements can be mapped on an individual level. Click 'Account mappings' above to learn more.
Q: How do I set up a tax exemption?
A: There are two types of exemptions, employee or employer. Click here for steps to set up an exemption.
Q: How do I add a reimbursable housing allowance when processing payroll?
A: Follow the instructions in this article to add the housing allowance amount as a recurring reimbursement.
Remember to make sure the allowance is an official housing allowance that's excluded from taxable gross wages.
Learn more about housing allowances here.
Q: How do I handle the annual housing allowance so it is reported on Form W-2?
A: You can reimburse your pastors throughout the year, then at year end be sure to enter the yearly totals in Gusto when confirming your 2021 tax information.
Q: Does the sync work on regular, off-cycle, and bonus payrolls?
Q: Will I be able to distinguish between a direct deposit or check payment to an employee in Aplos?
Q: Do you have any additional resources we can reference?
A: Check out this IRS resource with tax information, filing requirements, and exemption information for charities and other non-profits.