mesha is the Best Alternative to Gusto

Looking for a Gusto alternative?

Simplify payroll with mesha - powerful payroll software paired with expert bookkeeping services for businesses of all sizes.


mesha vs Gusto

Automate transaction tagging
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Setup timeLess than 5 minutesTakes time to set up
Payroll softwareEasy to use, clean interfaceDifficult user interface
Ask a CPA - Your Personal CPA on-demand24/7Not available
AI PoweredAI Powered accounting, bookkeeping and reportingNo AI support
Interactive Financial ReportingYesNo
Advanced transaction taggingYesNo
InvoicingCreate, track and send professional invoicesNot comprehensive
Software and services for HR and payrollComprehensiveLess comprehensive
Catchup BookkeepingAvailableNot available
IntegrationsPowerful integrations with banks, payroll, CRMs, cards and other finance appsLimited integrations
PricingOnly $40/mo for payroll services + $49/mo for invoicing and accounting$80/month + $12/per person and that’s just for payroll + HR tools

Best Gusto Alternative for Payroll

Save more than 20 hours/month with payroll and HR by mesha with features like off-cycle payroll and flexible payment schedules, next-day direct deposit, overtime and reimbursement calculations, payroll and taxes across multiple states, and support for payroll management of full-time employees, contractors, and freelancers.

Why choose mesha?

  • Auto tracking and categorization of all transactions
  • We file W-2 and 1099 forms and send them directly to your employees and contractors
  • Tailored bookkeeping with expert support
  • We automatically report new hires to the government, reducing your administrative load

Make the switch from Gusto to mesha

Build your financial stack with mesha and unleash your business potential


Dedicated and tailored bookkeeping

Alongside a powerful payroll software, mesha also connects you to a dedicated team of tailored bookkeeping experts, ensuring 24/7 bookkeeping support that perfectly aligns with your business needs and goals.


Tailored local contracts and documentation

Recognizing the importance of compliance, mesha offers tailored local contracts and documentation. You can easily solve the complexities of regional employment laws effortlessly, ensuring your organization stays compliant and avoids legal pitfalls.


Auto-synced data through powerful integrations

Effortlessly unite all features on one platform – from health insurance and 401(k) to time tracking and PTO. Seamlessly sync your HRIS, accounting software, banks, cards in minutes for vacation days, expenses, and more.


Automated and compliant payroll tax filing

Our commitment goes beyond tax calculations; each time payroll is processed, we handle tax filing directly with the relevant government bodies.


Accurate, peer-reviewed books

After your bookkeeper completes their work, a dedicated team will conduct a thorough quality check and peer review to ensure accuracy and excellence.


Real-time financials

See your cash inflow and outflow in real-time, get granular details on your business’s financial health and make smarter decisions with up-to-date and interactive reports.

Ready to uncomplicate your accounting and make the move from Gusto?

Experience the peace of mind that comes with having accurate, tax-ready financials at your fingertips. Want to get a personalized migration done for free? (Our setup just takes 5 minutes)


mesha is an all-in-one automated solution for your business. Be it Catchup Bookkeeping, Consulting an Accountant or just day to dayBusiness Accounting, mesha aims to make everything related to Accounting as well as Bookkeeping easy for businesses and Accountants.

You can definitely Book a Demo or Start for Free. We also offer different Pricing starting at $49 a month that includes Accounting Software as well as Invoicing. You can choose to include extra add-ons such as Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax. Take a look at mesha’s Pricing.

Yes! You can modify your subscription anytime. Contact your mesha specialist for assistance, and they'll guide you, ensuring a service tailored to your preferences.

You can contact mesha via chat (click on the icon in the bottom right of the page) or via email at

After our in-depth free consultation, where we assess your business's unique needs and objectives, we'll suggest the best package. For a comprehensive understanding, our website offers a detailed package comparison.