Welcome to Payroll by Wave! We know brave entrepreneurs like you are incredibly busy – so we've tried to simplify the process of paying your employees as much as possible. We've also created this getting started guide to help walk you through setup. Follow it and you'll be able to approve your first payroll in a matter of minutes!
Each setup step is vital to accurately calculating the amount of tax to withhold from your employees, so make sure you complete each one in its entirety.
Add Employee(s) – Add your employees' details so we can accurately calculate their pay. This includes contact information, salary, vacation time, tax allowances, and benefits and deductions
Complete your Tax Profile – Let us know your tax details so that we can accurately track your tax liabilities and due dates
Enter Payroll History – Have you run any payrolls outside of Wave this year? If so, you'll need to let us know the wages and taxes so that we can accurately calculate them going forward
Direct Deposit Application – Sick and tired of writing checks? Go paperless today with direct deposit. The best part? It's completely free! (and optional)
Enter Timesheets – If you have hourly workers you'll need to enter their hours so that we can accurately calculate their wages
Pay Your Employees – You're almost at the finish line. Time to approve your payroll and pay your employees!