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Welcome to Thrive Payroll

Payroll you can run in minutes

Automated payroll and tax services with an easy-to-use online system. Our payroll experts always setup your account.

Try Essentials today and your first month is free!

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What we offer

Smart, simple payroll you can love... and more

Everything you need to support your business. Payroll Processing, Hiring & Onboarding, Time & Attendance, HR & Compliance, and more.

Payroll Processing

Enter and approve payroll online, we handle the tax payments and tax filings automatically.

Time & Attendance

Track employee hours, track PTO/vacation time, time-off requests, employee scheduling, and workforce management.

Hiring & Onboarding

Customizable employee onboarding experience, electronic form fill, sign, and save, job and applicant tracking solutions.

HR & Compliance

Get advice from certified HR experts, access essential tools and resources, protect your business.

401(k) Retirement Plans

Integrated 401(k) plans make it easy and affordable to help your employees save for retirement.

Workers' Comp Insurance

Discover the convenience of seamless payroll integration with our pay-as-you-go workers’ compensation insurance.

Why choose us

Feel good about getting started

We make choosing Thrive easy. No setup fees, no contracts, and free to cancel at anytime.

No Setup Fees

Your account is always setup by a payroll expert and we never charge a setup fee.

100% Tax Guarantee

If we make a mistake or miss a deadline, we're responsible for any penalties.

No Contracts

No scary, complicated contracts to sign. A simple sales agreement and authorization is all we need.

Cancel Anytime

You can cancel at any time without incurring any fees or penalties.

Pricing Plans

Affordable plans that include all the essentials

Payroll and automated tax services don’t need to be expensive to be great! With pricing plans starting at only $39/mo plus $6/mo per person, you can enjoy full-service, online payroll with automated tax payments and tax filings without breaking the bank.

Essentials

Best for businesses that need simple payroll with automated tax payments and tax filings

$39/mo

plus $6/mo per person

Plan includes:

Enhanced

Best for businesses with many hourly employees, hire new people frequently, or need HR live-help

$59/mo

plus $9/mo per person

Everything in Essentials, plus:

Enterprise

Best for businesses that need HR experts on-demand, employee scheduling, or ACA Compliance

$99-199/mo

plus $12-19/mo per person

Everything in Enhanced, plus:

Because your satisfaction is everything.

Whether you’re brand new to payroll processing, or switching from another provider, Thrive is committed to making your payroll and tax processing perfect from the very first run.

US-based Support

If you need help, have questions, or simply want reassurance that everything is right, our payroll experts are here to pick up the phone and offer you world-class customer support.

Expert Payroll Setup

Don't go it alone. Most payroll providers that offer "Self-Guided Setup" typically leave you feeling uncertain. At Thrive, a payroll expert always sets up your account, and you receive live one-on-one training.

24/7 Access

You can quickly and easily enter and approve your payroll from any computer, tablet, or smartphone. It's a completely paperless solution with secure data and reports that you can access whenever you need them.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What questions do you have?

Review answers to our most commonly asked questions or contact us for more details.

How does it work?

Once we have your account setup, you will have a username and password to the system. You simply login, enter the hours or wages that need to be paid to employees, preview the results, and approve. That’s all we need from you. Your employees will be paid by direct deposit or employer-printed checks. We will withdraw the taxes from your business account and make the deposits to the IRS and to your State automatically. We also file your IRS and State payroll tax returns automatically too.

No. Your account is always setup by a payroll expert and we never charge a setup fee.

No, it’s not a contract, it’s a sales agreement. It is for one-year and renews automatically. There are also some IRS and bank documents to sign. Legally, we need these for authorization to perform payroll and tax services. Most importantly, you can cancel at any time, with no fee or penalty to cancel.

Yes, we automatically file your IRS and State payroll tax returns and we also automatically make those tax deposits for you too.

Yes. With each payroll you run, we will withdraw all the taxes from your business account and make the deposits to the IRS and to the State automatically.