Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Gusto
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
Gusto offers payroll, benefits and compliance capabilities. Gusto is scaled for small to mid-sized businesses, and emphasizes an easy to use interface.
$46
per month
Sage Intacct
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Sage Intacct is a cloud ERP system targeted at high-growth small and medium-sized businesses. Intacct includes applications for core financials and accounting, purchasing, order management, and financial reporting and business intelligence. It also integrates with 3rd party software like Salesforce.N/A
Pricing
GustoSage Intacct
Editions & Modules
Simple: A streamlined set of automatic payroll features and benefits integrations
$40/month + $6/mo per person
$12 per employee/contractor
Plus: Comprehensive payroll, benefits, and HR tools for employers building a great place to work
$80/month + $12/mo per person
Premium: Scalable payroll and benefits, expert HR, and dedicated support for the complex needs of growing teams
Exclusive pricing, contact Gusto
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
GustoSage Intacct
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsGusto offers three pricing plans for payroll, benefits, and HR, so you can choose the plan that meets your business needs.Must contact sales team for pricing.
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Community Pulse
GustoSage Intacct
Considered Both Products
Gusto
Chose Gusto
Gusto generally wins on price compared to its competitors. Some organizations nickel-and-dime on billing with headcount, states filed, etc. while Gusto's bills are very easy to calculate and understand. Competitors generally will handle state registrations that Gusto won't do, …
Sage Intacct
Chose Sage Intacct
Sage Intacct offers several automation benefits that can help streamline financial processes and improve efficiency. It's features and interface makes is better than similar other applications. Integration with different portals is easier in Intacct as compared to others. It …
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Features
GustoSage Intacct
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
8.4
295 Ratings
2% above category average
Sage Intacct
7.1
313 Ratings
1% below category average
Pay calculation8.3281 Ratings7.05 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors8.58 Ratings00 Ratings
Benefit plan administration7.8201 Ratings6.45 Ratings
Direct deposit files8.4285 Ratings7.14 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management8.1226 Ratings6.94 Ratings
Reimbursement management9.511 Ratings8.1313 Ratings
Customization
Comparison of Customization features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
-
Ratings
Sage Intacct
8.0
712 Ratings
15% above category average
API for custom integration00 Ratings8.2671 Ratings
Plug-ins00 Ratings7.8538 Ratings
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
-
Ratings
Sage Intacct
8.8
1107 Ratings
12% above category average
Single sign-on capability00 Ratings8.8907 Ratings
Role-based user permissions00 Ratings8.71073 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
-
Ratings
Sage Intacct
8.1
1189 Ratings
8% above category average
Dashboards00 Ratings8.01062 Ratings
Standard reports00 Ratings8.21156 Ratings
Custom reports00 Ratings8.01139 Ratings
General Ledger and Configurable Accounting
Comparison of General Ledger and Configurable Accounting features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
-
Ratings
Sage Intacct
8.3
1304 Ratings
14% above category average
Accounts payable00 Ratings8.41204 Ratings
Accounts receivable00 Ratings8.31057 Ratings
Cash management00 Ratings8.31123 Ratings
Bank reconciliation00 Ratings8.41113 Ratings
Expense management00 Ratings8.1798 Ratings
Time tracking00 Ratings7.9447 Ratings
Fixed asset management00 Ratings7.8575 Ratings
Multi-currency support00 Ratings8.5436 Ratings
Multi-division support00 Ratings8.6716 Ratings
Regulations compliance00 Ratings8.4427 Ratings
Electronic tax filing00 Ratings8.1314 Ratings
Self-service portal00 Ratings7.9524 Ratings
Global Financial Support00 Ratings8.1313 Ratings
Intercompany Accounting00 Ratings8.5746 Ratings
Journals and Reconciliations00 Ratings8.71026 Ratings
Enterprise Accounting00 Ratings8.3437 Ratings
Configurable Accounting00 Ratings8.5586 Ratings
Centralized Rules Framework00 Ratings8.3423 Ratings
Standardized Processes00 Ratings8.4691 Ratings
Inventory Management
Comparison of Inventory Management features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
-
Ratings
Sage Intacct
6.7
415 Ratings
0% above category average
Inventory tracking00 Ratings7.6315 Ratings
Automatic reordering00 Ratings5.58 Ratings
Location management00 Ratings8.3386 Ratings
Manufacturing module00 Ratings5.25 Ratings
Order Management
Comparison of Order Management features of Product A and Product B
Gusto
-
Ratings
Sage Intacct
7.8
621 Ratings
9% above category average
Pricing00 Ratings8.0391 Ratings
Order entry00 Ratings8.3550 Ratings
Credit card processing00 Ratings8.0393 Ratings
Cost of goods sold00 Ratings6.314 Ratings
End-to-end order visibility00 Ratings8.2315 Ratings
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User Ratings
GustoSage Intacct
Likelihood to Recommend
7.2
(312 ratings)
8.5
(1360 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.8
(9 ratings)
9.5
(81 ratings)
Usability
8.4
(136 ratings)
6.6
(139 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(13 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(14 ratings)
Support Rating
1.4
(24 ratings)
5.8
(127 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(6 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
2.1
(13 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.2
(1 ratings)
6.6
(20 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(12 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(308 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(11 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(10 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.5
(10 ratings)
User Testimonials
GustoSage Intacct
Likelihood to Recommend
Gusto
I think if you are a small business, with anywhere from 0-50 employees, Gusto is a good choice. If you start getting bigger than that, it might not be the right tool. To me, it feels best suited for that range of employees. It isn't that it couldn't work with more, I just don't know that I feel like that is who it was made for.
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Sage
We are a two-entity environment (church with a separate foundation). We have about 15 operating departments with an overall operating budget of $10M. The solution fits our needs, but Sage Intacct would be expensive for smaller churches (organizations) to consider. It is a robust package that requires strong financial management skills to work with Sage Intacct.
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Pros
Gusto
  • The punch clock is no-nonsense, very simple, and has all of the relevant information displayed in an easy-to-read layout that doesn't overwhelm the viewer.
  • Overall, the user interface for every page is extremely intuitive. I have had no issues finding or making changes to any information I'd need to access.
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Sage
  • Sage intacct will be useful in month end reconciliation by extracting all the required reports.
  • It is helpful for viewing of any type/particular GL codes directly in the General ledger folder
  • It will be helpful to apply the credit memos for a particular date
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Cons
Gusto
  • Have an "auto breaks" option to make it easier to add break times (e.g., "30-minute lunch break") to the schedule when inputting hours.
  • Ability to revise pre-existed time off requests (of course, would still need updated approval) instead of having to delete the request/start over entirely (e.g., if the time off request extends from 1 to 2 hours).
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Sage
  • More "in your face" notice of added features that require being added to a user profile
  • Clearer explanations of what is needed on importing sheets
  • Go back to emailing office hours recaps for people that attended or signed up to attend
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Likelihood to Renew
Gusto
Unless they break it, I'm never leaving. It's just too easy. Gusto is also really affordable, and for what I pay, it's worth having the historical record within the system. I like that I can go back and pull up W2's for year's past. This sort of easy access reporting, has been helpful especially when getting reports for PPP loans.
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Sage
Sage Intacct is continuously evolving and increasing it's functionalities. I am excited to attend conferences to learn what is in the roadmap for future releases. Additionally, using Sage Intacct allows me grow as a professional, I am really enjoy the knowledge that I have within the product to be able to share my experiences.
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Usability
Gusto
I gave Gusto this rating because overall, it is an excellent, versatile program that allows for optimal success and encourages productivity as a whole. In terms of tracking pay and monitoring a person's spending habits (consumer insights), it is spot on for that. However, one feature that it lacks and needs to improve is the benefits package, which is not really good for me. It provides me with next to nothing in terms of benefits. The only benefit it gives me is prescriptions, which is pretty much it. I enjoy the ability to clock time in and out while working remotely. I also like the organization feature of seeing all the coworkers working in your company, which is great because it allows for me to get to know everyone's name.
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Sage
The ease of use as a seasoned user is wonderful; however, new users struggle to adapt to the program efficiently. Better training videos--all in one location--would be beneficial. The use of a "sandbox" environment is a great tool for new employees or for the fiscal department to test certain journal entries or other transactions to verify accuracy of data.
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Reliability and Availability
Gusto
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Sage
There has only been one occurrence where Sage Intacct was not available to me, however I had already been working a number of hours trying to get a project completed. It honestly allowed me to step back and take a much needed break.
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Performance
Gusto
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Sage
As fas as integration is concerned I don't feel this slows Sage Intacct down at all. However, sometimes I do feel it takes some larger reports more time to load due to all the detail. As well as, I "move very fast" in my motions so sometimes I double click on fuctions too quickly and the system seems to think that I have a duplicate request.
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Support Rating
Gusto
Gusto's customer service has really deteriorated lately and they seem to have really changed their focus. It used to be when you called you were routed to an individual who knew about payroll, benefits, reporting, etc. but now you get someone who seems to have not received the correct training. My last call about a dismissal payroll took me over an hour of my time and the person still could not help me and finally transferred me to someone else.
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Sage
Only a few times have we had to reach out to support, and every time we did, we received a relatively quick response and a solution was found fairly quickly. Only once was there an issue that took longer than a week to resolve, but it still did eventually get solved.
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In-Person Training
Gusto
No answers on this topic
Sage
I have taken in person training classes at several of the annual Sage Intacct user conferences. It is very interactive and the trainers are very easy to follow and understand. They are great at getting everyone in the class involved. They also make sure everyone has learned to task before moving to a new one.
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Online Training
Gusto
No answers on this topic
Sage
The free training is very minimal. For what we pay for the service, I would like more training. We end up training new users in-house because the provided free training is not nearly comprehensive enough. That being said, the training provided, for the material covered, was adequate and relevant for the given topics.
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Implementation Rating
Gusto
Super easy to implement and use!
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Sage
I would not use a thrid party administrator to implement your system, especially if you are going to be modifying the system at all. Use Intacct implementors as they will be able to better support you on any issues that come up after you go live.
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Alternatives Considered
Gusto
Gusto has a glitch-free on-boarding process that surpasses all of the other systems that I have ever tried and used. Rippling is the only other platform that comes close to the Gusto online experience, but Rippling has its PEO/behind-the-scenes legacy system glitches, and it's not nearly as user friendly as Gusto. Gusto's reports are THE best compared with all the other platforms that I have tried.
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Sage
Sage intacct is known for its robust financial management capabilities. It offers features like general ledger, accounts payable and recievable, project accounting, expense management and more. It is suitable for small top mid sized businesses and larger enterprises. Sage intacct is highlyscalable and can accommodate the needs of growing businesses.
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Scalability
Gusto
No answers on this topic
Sage
You can do a lot with this system and integrate it with a lot of your additional systems you use daily.
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Return on Investment
Gusto
  • After a recent glitch with the payroll processing system, employees were forced to accept paper checks for a few weeks while Gusto's technical support team figured out the problem. This led to some employees being forced to miss work and lose money while having to deal with an antiquated paper check process.
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Sage
  • Sage Intacct provides multiple modules based on business requirements and it will fulfill the client's needs as per their budget.
  • AP aging and AR aging help clients to make the decision at any time to allow reserve for doubtful debts to ensure the financials are shown with correct values.
  • Financials are published on time with minimal adjustments or corrections. This client benefits and files taxes on time.
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ScreenShots

Gusto Screenshots

Screenshot of Flexible, automated payrollScreenshot of Time-off trackingScreenshot of The source of truth for HR data

Sage Intacct Screenshots

Screenshot of Accounts Receivable: Automate accounts receivable processes.Screenshot of Revenue Recognition: Automated and compliant revenue recognition with complete support for ASC 606 and IFRS 15.Screenshot of Real-Time Reporting: Real-time reporting with up-to-minute financials across multiple business dimensions. Show only the metrics that matter based on the user viewing the dashboard.Screenshot of the times and expense management dashboard, which is customized to reflect the user's role, displaying relevant information that aligns with their position, thereby presenting each individual with the data most pertinent to their responsibilities.Screenshot of the detailed company metrics used to forecast business growth.Screenshot of the order management workflows, which are automated to accelerate quote-to-cash sales