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COVID-19 update: If you're looking for information about the Paycheck Protection Program report, click here.

Download different reports or build custom reports regarding your team, payroll, taxes, and more.

Gusto reports

  1. Click the Reports tab.
  2. Under the Summary Reports tab, select one of the reports from the options.
  3. (if applicable) Use the check boxes to select any additional detail you would like to include:
    • Detailed employee info, employee earnings breakdown, employer tax breakdown, employee tax breakdown, deductions and contributions, and/or detailed totals.

Customizable fields

  1. Date Range and Year.
    • Annually, Quarterly, Monthly, or a Custom Date Range.
      • Note: Range is based on check dates rather than pay periods or processing dates.
  2. (if applicable) Choose how you'd like to group the data.
    • By employee, state, work location, department, or job.
  3. Select the format, either CSV or PDF. After you've downloaded it, you can print it for your records.
  4. Click Generate Report.

The types of reports that can be downloaded from Gusto can be found here.

Build a custom report

  1. Click the Reports tab.
  2. Select the Payroll journal builder or Employee report builder.
  3. Select the columns you want to include.
    • You can drag and drop the columns to reorder your report.
  4. By default, all payroll items (up to 1 year of data) will be shown. You can add filters to remove any rows that don’t match your filter criteria.
  5. Select how you'd like to view the report, either by CSV or PDF.
  6. View the report preview.
  7.  Run the report and/or save it as a template for future use.

To access your custom reports later, navigate back to the Reports section and click the Custom reports tab. Here too, you're able to create new custom reports as needed.

Payroll, benefits, HR and more.