Claim the Federal R&D Tax Credit in real time

Once your accountant has set you up to claim the Federal R&D Tax Credit, you have the option to claim the credit against your employer Social Security taxes in real time.

  1. Begin to run your regular payroll.
  2. Click Upgrade to Real Time R&D Tax Credit.
  3. If you agree to the monthly fee and Terms and Conditions, click Upgrade Now.
  4. Your payroll will now be updated with the applicable portion of your credit being taken out.
  5. Click Submit Payroll to finishing running payroll.

Gusto fee

You will be charged $100/month in any month in which you claim the R&D Tax Credit.


If you do not wish to take the R&D Tax Credit in real time anymore, you may cancel at any time by contacting our Customer Care team.

Georgia R&D Tax Credit

Learn more about how to claim the Georgia R&D Tax Credit here.


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