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Update your contractor's SSN or EIN

If you're a Gusto admin with the required permissions, you can edit a contractor's Social Security Number or EIN by following the instructions below:

  1. Go to the People section.
  2. Click on your contractor's name.
  3. Next to Contractor Details, click edit.
  4. Enter the correct SSN for individuals and EIN for businesses.
  5. Click Save.

Important: If a previous year's Form 1099 was filed with an incorrect SSN or EIN, please contact us at to report the issue.

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