What's New

Bug Fixes and Performance Enhancements

App Description

Run payroll for your small business in less than a minute. Wave’s payroll tool is the easiest, most affordable way for small businesses to pay their employees.

Featured in: The New York Times, Forbes, Mashable, CNBC, Inc.

Running your payroll with Wave is super fast, ridiculously easy, with one simple, everything-included price. Made for small businesses, Wave keeps you compliant with taxes and deductions while saving you time and money.

You won’t pay a penny until you complete your first payroll. A low base fee of $15 or less, plus $4 per employee per month is all it takes.

Employers: Run your payroll in seconds, wherever you are.
Employees: View your pay stubs and get alerts when you’re paid.

* The Payroll by Wave for iOS is a companion to WaveApps.com. Use them together to run easy, painless and quick payrolls from wherever you are.
* You must have a Wave account to use Payroll by Wave for iOS. Download the app and create a free account or sign in with your existing Wave credentials.
* Only available in the US and Canada. Not yet available in Quebec.

- Run your payroll from your iOS device anytime, wherever you are, in less than a minute
- Syncs automatically with Wave
- Free support from Wave's Customer Support Heroes
- Safe and secure

- Payroll deduction calculations (federal, state and local/municipal taxes)
- View all of your past payrolls and employee pay stubs
- Reminders and notifications to ensure employees are paid accurately and on time

- Banking information is not stored on your device
- Account number information is never transmitted
- Read our privacy policy


You guys have revolutionized payroll for SMBs. Many thanks for that.
- Karim Hemraj, KCI Corp.

So pleasantly simple - thank you!
- Helen Clarke, Shoebox Bookkeeping

Functionality & simplicity... fast & clear. I like everything about it.
- Christian Painchaud, 12punch.biz

Straightforward to use, well laid out. I like it a lot!
- Jim Kroeker, PetGrow.com

I've used Ceridian and ADP, and would recommend you guys over them anytime.
- Mike Potter, AddIn Social

We love hearing from you and your ideas for making Wave better! Email us any time [email protected]

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 13, 2014 Initial release

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