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Getting started with Plane
Getting started with Plane

Learn more about what we do and how we can help your company pay and hire people abroad

Updated over a week ago

Welcome to Plane! We're so happy to have you on board! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

This article will guide you to get started and ensure you get the very best out of our platform.

Here’s how to get started:

You can invite other team members to help you with the process. Every account can only have one owner, and only the owner can invite other admins, or managers. Owners can also transfer account ownership to another admin. For more information, please visit this guide on How to create an admin or manager account and change access levels.

2️⃣ Invite your first contractor or employee β†’
Use Plane to manage the hiring and onboarding process of your workers. The whole process shouldn't take more than a couple of minutes for a contractor. For more information, please visit this quick guide on How to add a new contractor or How to hire and onboard an employee

3️⃣ Schedule your first payment β†’
You can schedule one-time or recurring payments for contractors and customize the payment details according to your needs. You can find instructions on how to do that here: How to schedule a payment.

Here are the essentials of what you need to know to begin exploring Plane:

  • Pay – list of supported countries - If you are a US-based company, we can help you streamline payments and compliance with your contractors all over the globe. We support all the countries besides the sanctioned ones listed.

  • Hire – list of supported countries - If you are a US-based company, we can help you hire employees in all countries listed. We are actively expanding the available countries. If you wish to hire in a country that is not listed, please let us know!

  • How are payment dates calculated - Here, you will find out that the earliest available pay date when scheduling a new payment is calculated based on a few factors, including the time it takes to send a payment to a global contractor.

  • How long does it take to hire and onboard a new employee? - Onboarding takes about a month and varies by country, but in some situations, the process can be faster!

  • Getting set up for US payroll - If you're looking to onboard US employees, this article will guide you through the initial setup of your US payroll.

We look forward to building a meaningful relationship with you and offering you the best payroll, benefits, and compliance solutions for remote teams. Plane is here to support you with a smooth global payroll and be your go-to advisor as we grow together.

Questions? We’re here to help! You can find more of our guides here, reach out to us at, or use Plane's in-app chat.

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