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Basics of Setting Up Payroll


The Payroll app is Zenefits' in-house payroll product, currently available in 50 states and DC. 


By the end of this section, you will know how the setup process works for Zenefits Payroll, including filling out the application for Payroll.


The information contained in this article pairs with the following Education Services courses:

We recommend that you explore these courses in addition to referencing these articles, as the courses expand upon the information included here. 

Check the instructions contained within your Education Services registration email for the step-by-step guide on setting up the Payroll app. 
Applying to Use Zenefits Payroll

Note that the Payroll setup process includes filling out an in-product  application.  Zenefits Payroll considers a number of factors when making a decision on a company's application, including the company's credit, legal, and financial history and its industry type. Credit verification is a standard industry practice that helps payroll providers manage risk.


Note that companies who were declined can apply again once they've built up sufficient financial and credit history.

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