Set up payroll deductions for health insurance premiums in Gusto

By
Leslie Harding
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Medical Plans

The following is a summary of setting up payroll deductions for pre-tax health insurance premiums. For complete instructions, check out this article.


  1. Go to the Benefits section of your payroll account.
  2. Select pre-tax health benefit deductions.
  3. Add a name for the benefit. This will appear on the employee's pay stub.
  4. Enter an amount in the "Employee Deduction Per Pay Period". This is the amount they will deduct from the employee's wages each pay period (if applicable).
  5. Enter in the "Company Contribution Per Pay Period." They’ll keep track of this amount for your records and year-end taxes.
  6. Click Save & Continue.
  7. Choose who you'd like to enroll in this benefit and click Save.

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