Self-Employed

Independent Contractors

$9.99 $7.99 /month

Save 20% for 12 months**

  • Untangle business from personal expenses
  • Simplify estimated quarterly taxes
  • Maximize tax-saving deductions
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Small Business

Simple Start

$12.95 $10.36 /month

Save 20% for 12 months*

  • Track income and expenses
  • Create estimates and invoices
  • Sync bank accounts1 and apps
Essentials

$26.95 $13.47 /month

Save 50% for 6 months*

  • Track income and expenses
  • Create estimates and invoices
  • Sync bank accounts1 and apps
  • Manage and pay bills
  • Instant sales and profit reports
Plus

$39.95 $15.98 /month

Save 60% for 6 months*

  • Track income and expenses
  • Create estimates and invoices
  • Sync bank accounts1 and apps
  • Manage and pay bills
  • Instant sales and profit reports
  • Track inventory
  • Prepare and print 1099s
Have employees?

Save 70% OFF QuickBooks Online
with Payroll

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Self-Employed

$9.99

$7.99/month

Save 20% for 12-months**

Simple Start

$12.95

$10.36/month

Save 20% for 12-months*

Essentials

$26.95

$13.47/month

Save 50% for 6-months*

Plus

$39.95

$15.98/month

Save 60% for 6-months*

Separate business from personal spending      
Calculate and pay estimated quarterly taxes      
Track mileage and Schedule C deductions      
Track your income and expenses
Download transactions from your bank and credit card accounts1
Back up your data online automatically2
Same security and encryption as banks3
Access your data from a tablet or smartphone4
Send unlimited estimates and invoices  
Print checks and record transactions  
Import data from Excel5 or QuickBooks desktop6  
Invite up to two accountants to access your data7  
Integrate with available applications8  
Set up invoices to automatically bill on a recurring schedule    
Manage and pay bills from vendors
   
Enter bills and schedule payments for later    
Compare your sales and profitability with industry trends    
Control what your users can access    
Create and send purchase orders      
Track inventory      
Prepare and print 1099s      
Give employees and subcontractors limited access to enter time worked      
Track billable hours by customer      
Create budgets to estimate future income and expenses      
Categorize your income and expenses using class tracking      
Track sales and profitability for each of your locations      
Number of people who can access QuickBooks Online 1 1 3 5
Number of built-in business reports 3 20+ 40+ 65+
Pay W-2 employees and file payroll taxes   With Payroll you save 70%. See pricing with payroll9
Get Paid 2x Faster10
Send invoices with a Pay Now button so customers can instantly pay online
  Set up Payments inside your QuickBooks account; per transaction fees apply.


Customize your QuickBooks by adding Payments

 

Standard Rates

No monthly fee
 

$0

Reduced Rates

Low monthly fee
 

$19.95

Swipe Rate 2.40% + 25¢ 1.75% + 25¢
Keyed Rate 3.40% + 25¢ 3.15% + 25¢
ACH Bank Transfers 50¢ 50¢
See features    

##Email invoices with a Pay Now link

##Take online and mobile payments anywhere

##Accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express

##Accept ACH bank transfers 

##Payments deposited in 2-3 days

##PCI compliant

##Live, free US based customer support

Payments is not available for QuickBooks Self-Employed.

Important pricing terms, offer details and disclosures

** 20% off the monthly price for QuickBooks Self-Employed for the first twelve (12) months of service starting from date of enrollment, followed by the then-current fee for the service. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. Offer not applicable with free trial. You must select the Buy Now option. Offer valid for new QuickBooks Self-Employed customers only. Promotional period starts March 9, 2015 and is available for a limited time only. No limit on the number of subscriptions ordered. QuickBooks Online Payroll is not available with QuickBooks Self-Employed.

Trial use of QuickBooks Self-Employed is free starting from the date of signup until you decide to subscribe, or a maximum of 30 days, whichever comes first. When you subscribe, or at the end of 30 days, you'll be asked to present a valid credit card for authorization, and you'll be charged the then-current fee for the service you've selected. Offers are valid for new QuickBooks Self-Employed subscriptions only and are available for a limited time. Offer cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Self-Employed offers. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice.  

  1. Online services vary by participating financial institutions or other parties and may be subject to application approval, additional terms, conditions, and fees.
  2. Data access is subject to Internet or cellular provider network availability and occasional downtime due to events beyond our control.
  3. Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol is the same encryption technology used by some of the world's top banking institutions to secure data that is sent over the Internet.
  4. QuickBooks Online requires a computer with a supported Internet browser (see System Requirements for a list of supported browsers) and an Internet connection (a high-speed connection is recommended). The QuickBooks Online mobile and QuickBooks Self-Employed mobile companion apps work with iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets. Devices sold separately; data plan required. Not all features are available on the mobile apps and mobile browser. QuickBooks Online mobile access is included with your QuickBooks Online subscription at no additional cost. Data access is subject to cellular/internet provider network availability and occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance and events beyond your control. Product registration required.
  5. Microsoft Word and Excel integration requires Word and Excel 2003, 2007 or 2010.
  6. Data can be imported to QuickBooks Online Simple Start, Essentials, or Plus from the following QuickBooks desktop versions: Pro 2008 or later, Premier 2008 or later, Mac 2013 or later. Earlier versions: Basic 99-2005, Simple Start Edition, Pro & Premier 99-2007 can be imported using a downloadable tool. Import from QuickBooks desktop must be completed within the first 60 days of setting up your new QuickBooks Online account.
  7. Invite up to two accounting professionals, such as your accountant or bookkeeper, to access your data. Once they accept your invitation they will automatically get signed up for QuickBooks Online Accountant, allowing them to access your data.
  8. Each application may have its own terms and fees.
  9. 50% off the monthly price for QuickBooks Online Simple Start with Payroll for the first 6 months of service, and QuickBooks Online Essentials with Payroll for the first 12 months of service, and QuickBooks Online Plus with Payroll for the first 12 months of service, starting from date of enrollment, followed by the then current monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. Offer not applicable with free trial. You must select the Buy Now option. Offer valid for new QuickBooks Online customers only, from Monday at 12:00 AM PST through Friday at 11:59 PM PST during the promotional period. Promotional period starts March 9, 2015 and is available Monday through Friday for a limited time only. You can place orders weekdays by phone by calling 800-286-6800 between 6:00 AM PST through 6:00 PM PST. No limit on the number of subscriptions ordered. To cancel your subscription, call 866-272-8734 x111. Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice. 
    After the discount period, you will be automatically charged at the then-current fee for the service(s) you've selected, unless you cancel. Service includes 1 state. Each employee you pay is an additional $1.50 per month. If you file taxes in more than one state, each additional state is $12/month. Sales tax may be applied where applicable. You may cancel the service at anytime by calling 866-272-8734 x111. Offer is valid for new QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Online with Payroll customers only and is available for a limited time. This offer cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online or Payroll offers. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support options are subject to change without notice. QuickBooks Online Payroll is not available with QuickBooks Self-Employed.
  10. QuickBooks Payments is an optional fee-based service. Subscription to the latest version of QuickBooks Online is required, sold separately. Application approval, an Internet connection on a Windows PC and Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10, or Safari 6.1 browser required.  Rates are determined by the financial institution and are subject to change without notice. Transactions are subject to Association guidelines. Starting at approval or first use (depending on service you select) your debit/credit card account will automatically be charged on a per transaction, monthly and/or annual basis at the then current transaction and/or monthly fees for the service you selected, until you cancel.  To cancel call 800-558-9558. Swiped rate applies to qualified swiped Visa/MC/Discover network transactions. Most rewards, corporate and special card types are considered non-qualified transactions and merchant will be charged the keyed rate. American Express fees and transactions are based on industry type; additional fees may apply when accepting American Express. Additional fees may apply for specific occurrences, including chargebacks. QuickBooks Online Payments is not available with QuickBooks Self-Employed.

Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice