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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.

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.
  • All documents uploaded by your employer into your account.

Contractor documents

  • 1099-MISC Miscellaneous Income: This document reports payments processed through Gusto for the year in Box 7 (Nonemployee compensation).