Payroll & Basic Time Tracking

Payroll is an important process for businesses with employees. We have partnerships with two online payroll processors that integrate very nicely with Xero.


Gusto is Xero’s preferred payroll partner, offering full service payroll and varying levels of HR support. Pay-as-you-go Workman’s Comp can be included. Time tracking systems like Deputy integrate nicely.

  • Pricing: Base fee of $40 per month
    plus $6 per employee
    direct billed to client


SurePayroll is the online version of PayChex. We offer wholesale partner pricing. SurePayroll integrates very well with Xero and had excellent reporting. Workman’s Comp can be included. 

  • Our Pricing:  Base fee of $75 per month for up to 5 employees
    $100 for between 6 and 10 employees
    Over 10 employees are billed at $5 each
    An additional fee is charged for W-2’s

Traditional Payroll Services


For more information about Federal payroll requirements, check out the following resources:

Businesses with employees must also register for state employment and unemployment taxes. Many states have several agencies responsible for collecting these taxes, so make sure that you have met your registration and filing requirements with all agencies involved.

Using Apps for time tracking and scheduling of employees can be a real time saver, especially if they integrate with payroll. We have partnerships with several time tracking Apps:


Harvest is an excellent time and expense tracking App for project based clients. Invoicing can be integrated with Stripe and Paypal payment services.

  • Pricing: Unlimited projects for $12/user
    Limited single user accounts available at no cost
    Use invite code: PALACIO to receive 50% off the first month


Deputy is an excellent time tracking and scheduling Add-on which integrates with many other services, including Gusto, Paychex, and Work Flow Max.

  • Pricing: Starts at $2 per employee


Expensify is a popular App that makes it easy for employees to organize expense reports.

  • Pricing: Starts at $5 per user