Why teams prefer Deel over Gusto for HR and Payroll

All your international and US-based employees, under one roof

Deel’s wide range of HR and payroll services support any worker, anywhere. Gusto requires external tools to manage global HR and payroll effectively which means more scattered data, manual processes, and higher costs.

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Global HRIS, payroll, and hiring in 100+ countries
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Onboard and pay contractors, EOR employees, and direct employees in 100+ countries
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Unified payroll reports for all countries in which your business operates, with the ability to integrate with third-party payroll providers
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Scale up, down, and all around the world

Unlike Gusto, which is only focused on the US, Deel’s maintained a global outlook from the very beginning. With entities in over 100 countries, we offer you greater flexibility and expertise to support your business expansion into new markets.

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Country coverage for EOR and payroll services

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EOR and Payroll services 100% in-house processed
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Global knowledge base
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Global network of 200+ legal experts
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Get fast, reliable and multi-channel in-house support

Deel offers faster solutions with 24/7 in-app support and a dedicated customer success manager. Gusto's support is limited to weekdays with reportedly slow response times, delaying solutions for urgent payroll issues that put your business at risk.

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In-house dedicated CSM and onboarding support in your timezone and language
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Multi-channel support 24/7 in-app chat for you and your teams: Email, WhatsApp, Phone, Call back requests, Video calls, Slack for enterprises
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1.25min First Response Time
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In-country HR Experience team for EOR employees
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Pay contractors easily and compliantly

Deel's infrastructure for contractor compliance and payments is strong and reliable. Gusto offers contractors limited withdrawal options with no compliance related to localized document collection and contracts, leading to penalties.

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Withdrawal methods for contractors

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Localized contracts and compliance documents collection for contractors, constantly reviewed and updated by our local legal experts
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Pay contractors in 120+ currencies including crypto
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Solutions to avoid misclassification
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Switch to Deel HR and save up to $28,000 per year
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People directory and Org charts

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Automated workflows

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Reporting

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Advanced onboarding tools

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Permissions and approvals

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Advanced admin and field privileges

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Document and e-sign management

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Free

for companies with less than 200 employees

$6-$12

employee/mo, plus $40-$80 monthly flat fee

Industry leading global payroll software

Deel is a leader in multi-country payroll and contractor payments, according to G2 user reviews.

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See why our customers love us
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Excellent multi country EOR portal
“When we scoped options for our global operations, we scoped many service providers. Our preliminary interaction with the portal representatives and their user experience, made it an easy decision to go with Deel. Since then, what has been extremely impressive has been their customer service in handling issues with our multi-culture teams across the globe.”
Mohan Mundkur
Finance MANAGER, change.org
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Deel is a one-stop-shop for standing up your international team
“Deel allows you to hire employees for all countries I have been searching for candidates, allowing for greater flexibility. Their legal experts have assisted with on/offboarding of employees to ensure local labor laws are followed.”
Alan Blackburn
COO, Fin3 Technologies, Inc
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Great experience
“We particularly like the autonomy that the Deel platform gives us, as we don't have to constantly wait for a support person to reply to our calls. ”
Paolo Donà
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER,
Staycity Group