comprehensive nonprofit payroll services

payroll services tailored to the needs of nonprofits. use your time to serve your mission – let us handle payroll.

"to have access to a database that gives me access to everything from forms and templates to somebody i can reach out to has been a huge advantage for us as an organization"

brennan aschleman

executive director, daybreak

Online payroll processed in 3 clicks

automatic employee deductions and tracking

State, federal, and
local tax filing

Backed by 5-star customer service

Join dozens of other nonprofits saving time, money, and simplifying their payroll.

Process payroll in a snap.

How do our payroll software for nonprofits work? Check out this demo of our software:

payroll with a purpose

guHRoo is your ally for change. Five percent of our company goes to charity - three percent of our revenue, one percent of our time, and one percent of our resources. Check out a few of the amazing organizations we support below.

Save money with nonprofit payroll services

save money by outsourcing

We know budgets are tight or nonprofits. We handle payroll, tax filing, and more so that you don’t have to hire full-time payroll staff or spend a ton of time trying to figure out the complexities of nonprofit payroll yourself.

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Experience fast, easy-to-use payroll software

Run your payroll in just three clicks. We built our payroll software for non-techies, so that you can pay your team and get back to serving your mission.

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Customize your payroll to fit your needs

Every nonprofit is different. Whether you want to print your checks yourself, do direct deposits, or have checks delivered, we have got you covered.

get personalized support from local experts that know you by name

no one likes waiting on hold with large, national call-centers. get personal support from local payroll experts who knows you and your business.

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Avoid fines and make compliance easy

From complex reporting requirements to employee classifications, staying compliant can be difficult for many nonprofits. Let our nonprofit payroll experts handle payroll and tax compliance so that you can avoid fines and penalties.

Trusted payroll services for nonprofits

We’ve been serving nonprofits for years. From tax exemption to unique employee classification, we’ve seen it all. Get help from experts who know your industry inside and out.

Giovanna Lauro
Giovanna Lauro
We came to guHRoo after a horrid experience with another payroll company. GuHRoo was absolutely fabulous and even fixed all of our left over problems from the other company. The whole payroll process is easy and Matt is always there if I have any questions. We are so happy we found guHRoo!
Sam Bell
Sam Bell
Kelsey got us back on track after my fat fingers had derailed us! Her product knowledge was exceeded only by her patience.
Astin Adams
Astin Adams
We have been using this payroll solution for a year now. We previously were using a much larger name/ larger company. We constantly had issues with the other company not responding, couldnt get anyone on the phone, poor communication and very steep pricing. Since switching to guHRoo, we have been beyond happy. The program is user friendly and intuitive, the staff is helpful and communicative. I reach out once and have either an answer or confirmation that someone is working to help me. On top of all of this, it is a fraction of the cost. There are no hidden fees or surprises on the pricing. I cannot speak highly enough about my experience with the product as well as the staff.
Matt and his team are great to work with and very flexible on the solutions they offer!
Dwayne Siekman
Dwayne Siekman
guHRoo has been fabulous with our new company. The onboarding process was seamless, staff is very attentive, personable and quick to respond. Outsourcing our HR needs to guHRoo was definitely the right decision for our needs. Would highly recommend.
Duke Hartman
Duke Hartman
Matt Vaadi and team have been a great asset to Integer. Responsive, knowledgable, affordable; their PEO Service model just works for us. Thanks for all the support, guHRoo!
Dr. David Ivey
Dr. David Ivey
We are more than pleased with the service we receive from Guhroo! Their staff is amazing and very helpful.
Blake Montgomery
Blake Montgomery
Great team and great experience! Matt has put together some outstanding people. Support is first class and glad we made the move!

resources for nonprofits

Join hundreds of nonprofits and small businesses building a better company culture with the help of our payroll guHRoos.

You did what you thought you were supposed to. You signed up with one of the big national payroll companies. They sold you on great support and then you never saw your sales rep again

Most small businesses need two things from their payroll provider:

  1. You can’t attract and retain top talent without a well-developed company culture.
  2. You can’t create one without the help of a dedicated HR guide.

That’s why we built guHRoo

to give small businesses a solution that was built just for them. A solution to help you grow. In the last eight years, we have helped more than 500 small businesses automate their payroll and HR. I’d love for you to give us a try and experience the guHRoo difference


Matt Vaadi

CEO & Founder of Guhroo


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between nonprofit payroll and for-profit payroll?

Nonprofit payroll and for-profit payroll are similar in basic compliance with payroll laws, but they differ mainly due to the unique nature of nonprofit organizations:

1. Tax-Exempt Status: Many nonprofits are tax-exempt under IRS code 501(c)(3), but this doesn’t exempt them from withholding payroll taxes from employees’ wages.

2. Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT): Nonprofits may be subject to UBIT for income from business activities unrelated to their tax-exempt purpose, adding complexity to their financial management.

3. Funding Constraints: Nonprofits often rely on grants and donations, which may come with restrictions on how much can be spent on salaries and wages, making payroll management more complex.

5. Reporting Requirements: Nonprofits may have additional reporting requirements, especially if they receive government funding, impacting how payroll data is managed and reported.

In essence, while the mechanics of processing payroll are similar, nonprofits face unique challenges and considerations, particularly in terms of funding restrictions, tax-exempt status implications, and reporting requirements.

do I have to outsource everything?

no, you choose the different payroll solutions that make sense for your company. At any point, we can adjust your outsourcing services to ensure your needs are effectively covered.

we pride ourselves on providing solutions that scale with businesses. If you have ten employees when you start and then scale to 100 people, you can adjust your services with your needs.

is my payroll support team local?

that depends on where you are! If you are in SC – yes, your team is located right here in Columbia, South Carolina and is available during normal office business hours.

if you are in another state, your team is a quick Zoom, telephone call, or chat away. We pride ourselves on being a “national company with a local feel”.