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Contractor Payment Receipts


Important Notice

Providing access to Contractor Payment Receipts is a required step. All partners must implement Contractor Payment Receipts.

All Contractor Payments which result in ACH movement of money require that a receipt be available once the payment has been funded. Contractor Payments are funded when the ACH transfer for the payment has been initiated. This receipt must contain:

  • A receipt ID
  • The name of the sender
  • The name of the recipient
  • The ACH debit date
  • The total ACH debit amount
  • The amounts debited for contractor wage pay, bonus, and reimbursements
  • Licensee information (The licensee is Gusto)
  • Link to license details, right to refund and liability information (Links to Gusto)

Receipt Availability

Receipts are available for all Contractor Payments which are paid by direct deposit and have been funded. Receipt requests for Contractor Payment Receipts will return a 404 Not Found Response if the payment method is by check or the payment has been canceled or reversed.

Step By Step Instructions

All of the information needed to display a Contractor Payment Receipt can be obtained from a single Contractor Payment Receipt request. To fetch the data, make a GET request to the Get a Contractor Payment Receipt endpoint with the required contractor_payment_uuid parameter. This endpoint accepts no optional parameters.



The Contractor Payment Receipt endpoint is identified by the Contractor Payment UUID only. Passing the Contractor Payment ID instead of UUID will result in a 404 Not Found response.

General Contractor Payment Information

The response payload will contain general information about the Contractor Payment. The following data is required and must be displayed:

  • The Contractor Payment ID
  • The name of the sender
  • The name of the recipient. This will be the contractor’s full name if an individual or business name if a business.
  • The ACH debit date
  • The total ACH debit amount

Contractor Payment Details

The contractor_payments response attribute provides detail about the amounts paid to the contractor. Use the data in this object to display the amounts debited for the contractor’s:

  • Wage pay
  • Bonus
  • Reimbursements

License Information

Processing contractor payments requires a Money Transmitter License (MTL) and the information for the license holder must be displayed on the Payroll Receipt. The licensee for the MTL is Gusto.

The following license information must be shown:

  • License text
  • Name, address, and phone number of the Licensee
  • Links to “License”, “Right to Refund”, and “Liability of License”

Text for licensee information and URLs for the links are included in the response object.