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Documents stored in Gusto

Employees and contractors may have access to the following forms depending on how their account was set up. If accessing documents from an Admin profile, the documents available will differ. To access any of these documents, click the Documents tab from your employee or admin accounts. 

Employee documents

  • Employee Direct Deposit Authorization: This document authorizes Gusto to initiate debits and credits from your bank account in order to pay you.

  • W-4 Employee Withholding Allowance: This document records your tax withholding allowance.

  • I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification: This document records your authorization to work in the USA.
  • Report of New Employee: This document reports you as a new hire to the state where you are employed (for example in California this is form DE-34)
  • W-2 Wage and Tax Statement: This document reports your annual wages, taxes, deductions, and other salary information issued by your employer. The information on your W-2 is needed when preparing your federal income tax return.
    • Form W-2s are available in mid-January for the previous calendar year.
  • All documents uploaded by your employer into your account.

Contractor documents

  • 1099-NEC Non-employee Compensation: This document reports payments processed through Gusto for the year in Box 1 (non-employee compensation).

  • W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification

Payroll, benefits, HR and more.