San Francisco payroll expense taxes

Gusto does not support paying or filing for the two taxes below.

Gross Receipts Tax

Most companies doing business in San Francisco are subject to a gross receipts tax
  • Gusto does not file or pay this tax because we don't have the information about your business that we would need to do so. 
Check out the SF Treasurer's website to learn more about this tax, including how to file and pay online.

Overpaid Executive Tax—effective Jan 1, 2022

The Overpaid Executive Tax (also referred to as the Overpaid Executive Gross Receipts Tax) was approved by San Francisco voters on November 3, 2020 and becomes effective on January 1, 2022.

  • Gusto does not file or pay this tax because we don't have the information about your business that we would need to do so. 

What to know about the tax:

  • It imposes an additional gross receipts tax of 0.1% to 0.6% on taxable gross receipts from businesses in which the highest-paid managerial employee earns more than 100 times the median compensation of employees based in San Francisco.
  • Businesses that pay the Administrative Office Tax will pay an additional 0.4% to 2.4% on their payroll expense in San Francisco in lieu of the additional gross receipts tax.
  • The Overpaid Executive Tax is filed as part of the "Annual Business Tax Return".

For more information, check out this website.