Affordable small business payroll
Easily handle taxes and holiday pay, use direct deposit, and track everything in your free Wave account for a stress-free experience at tax time.Start your 30-day trial
Payroll made simple
Easily manage vacations, bonuses and benefits. Guaranteed accurate pay stubs and reports for you and your team. Effortlessly handle vacations, bonuses and benefits calculations.
Automated for efficiency
Employees enjoy reliable direct deposit and secure, online access to their pay stubs and T4s.
All in one place
Everything seamlessly flows into your free Wave account, so your accounting records are complete at tax time.
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Made for small businesses
Get set up fast to start running payroll today. Works for hourly and salaried employees on any pay period.
Great for your staff
Employees can log into Wave securely to access their pay stubs and T4s, and manage their contact and banking information.
Great for your staff
Employees can log into Wave securely to access their pay stubs and W2s, and manage their contact and banking information.
We guarantee the accuracy of our payroll calculations. When the CRA is happy, you’re happy.
We guarantee the accuracy of our payroll calculations. When the IRS is happy, you’re happy.
No setup fees or hidden charges—your price even includes direct deposit, T4s, full tax remittances to the CRA, and Wave’s Payroll Accuracy Guarantee.
California, Florida, New York, Texas, Illinois, and Washington
Wave handles your payroll taxes.
These six states include tax services from Wave. This means we automatically transfer tax payments and file the paperwork with your state tax office and the IRS.
All other 44 states
Wave makes filing your own payroll taxes easy.
The remaining 44 states are self-serve, which means you’ll have to pay and file the paperwork yourself. Wave makes it easy by showing you what information and how much money you’ll need per payroll.
No set-up fees or hidden charges—your price even includes direct deposit, T4s, full tax remittances to the CRA, and Wave’s payroll accuracy guarantee.