QuickBooks Online Payroll

Accountant-inspired and better than ever

QuickBooks Online Payroll is automated and reliable, giving you more control and flexibility. Not only will your clients know that their payroll is done right, you’ll also have more time to focus on advising them and growing your business.

Everything you need in one place

Manage payroll and access health benefits and HR support for your clients right from QuickBooks Online Payroll.

Full-service setup

With Premium and Elite, experts will review your payroll setup so you’ll know it’s done right. With Elite you can also have an expert do it for you.

Integrated ecosystem

Access accounting, payroll and time tracking by QuickBooks Time**, all within QuickBooks for seamless business management.

Run Payroll

After initial setup, payroll will run automatically**. Keep control of payments with clear alerts and notifications.

Advanced new features to support your clients

Single platform

Everything works right within QuickBooks

Easily manage your client’s books by integrating accounting and payroll in one place.

  • Use the integrated collection of QuickBooks products, whenever you need them
  • Access a full suite of HR and employee services**, including health benefits** and workers comp, managed right from your payroll account
  • Automated time tracking by QuickBooks Time** is seamlessly integrated with QuickBooks Online Payroll so you can approve payroll anytime


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Expert support

A wealth of expert knowledge at your disposal

Our experts are here to help, whether you’re growing your firm, sharpening your skills, or managing your work schedule.

  • Our experts will review your payroll setup, or do it for you**, so you’ll know it’s done right
  • Our payroll experts have deep product knowledge and are available to help when you have questions**
  • With our Tax Penalty Protection in Elite, we’ll resolve filing errors and pay penalties – regardless of who caused the error**


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Paychecks

Know which way the cash flows

Set yourself up for success–eliminate tax penalties, choose how you pay your employees, and set up your own payroll system.

  • Federal and state payroll taxes are calculated, filed, and paid, automatically**
  • After initial set up, payroll will run automatically. Auto Payroll makes it easy to stay in control with clear alerts and notifications**
  • Seamlessly pay W2’s and 1099 contractors on one platform. Employees can also view paychecks online**


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Pricing

Help your clients share in your success


Sign in to QuickBooks Online Accountant to add the QuickBooks Online Payroll subscription that fits your client, plus take advantage of exclusive discounts for you and your client with ProAdvisor Preferred Pricing. Learn more


Or contact our dedicated sales team to learn more about how QuickBooks Online Payroll can elevate your firm and business clients: 877-300-7345.

ProAdvisor
(we bill your firm)


30% off ongoing*
Direct
(we bill your client)


30% off for 12 months*
Revenue Share
(we bill your client)


50% off first 3 months
QuickBooks Online Payroll
30% off base subscription
+15% off employee and contractor fees
30% off base subscription
+15% off employee and contractor fees
 
Core
$45 $31.50/mo
+ $5 $4.25/mo per employee or contractor
$45 $31.50/mo
+ $5 $4.25/mo per employee or contractor
$45 $22.50/mo
$5/mo per employee or contractor
Premium
$75$52.50/mo
+ $8 $6.80/mo per employee or contractor
$75$52.50/mo
+ $8 $6.80/mo per employee or contractor
$75$37.50/mo
$8/mo per employee or contractor
Elite
$125$87.50/mo
+ $10 $8.50/mo per employee or contractor
$125$87.50/mo
+ $10 $8.50/mo per employee or contractor
$125$62.50/mo
$10/mo per employee or contractor
QuickBooks Online Payroll
Core
Premium
Elite
Fast unlimited payroll runs

QuickBooks Online Payroll lets you view and approve employee hours and run payroll in less than 5 minutes.1

Auto Payroll

Run Auto Payroll for some or all of your eligible employees. Review and approve payroll before paychecks are sent.**

Automated tax payments and filing
Federal, state, year-end filings
Federal, state, local, year-end filings
Federal, state, local, year-end filings

Federal and state payroll taxes—including year-end filings—are calculated, filed, and paid, automatically**; with the option to turn on or off.

Calculate paychecks & taxes

Get automatic tax calculations on every paycheck. We’ll monitor and update federal and state taxes so you don’t have to.**

Self-service employee portal (Workforce)

Employees can access pay stubs and W-2s, and safely view PTO balances and withholding allowances online.**

Available in all 50 states

Whether your business is a corner shop in a small town or spread throughout the country, we’ve got you covered.

Manage garnishments and deductions

Set up and calculate garnishments and deductions from each paycheck.**

Payroll Reports

Create and download reports for payroll history, bank transactions, contractor payments, paid time off, tax payments, and more.

1099 E-File & Pay

Easily e-file with the IRS. Create and e-file unlimited 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC forms. We’ll automatically send copies to your contractors.

Health benefits (SimplyInsured)

Compare plans for affordable coverage, powered by SimplyInsured. Get instant quotes that fit your needs and budget. Save time with a quick 3-step application and manage your benefits all in one place.**

State new-hire reporting

Automatically file state new hire paperwork to stay compliant.

Multi-state filing (single state filing included)**
$12 fee add on per additional state
$12 fee add on per additional state
Unlimited states included

For Core and Premium, the service includes 1 state filing, additional states are $12 per state. There is no additional charge for multi-state tax filings in Elite.

Workers’ comp administration (AP Intego)
$5 administration fee add on/mo
Administration fee included
Administration fee included

Get quotes inside QuickBooks—our broker AP Intego will compare plans and pricing for you. If you already have a policy, AP Intego will connect it to QuickBooks. Pay as you go and stop paying one lump sum. Premiums are automatically calculated so you don’t miss payments and reduce audit expenses.**

Product support
Expert product support
Expert product support
24/7 expert product support**

Prioritized help when you need it. US-based payroll support experts available via phone or chat. Get step-by-step help, troubleshooting assistance, tips, and resources. Call back support means you’ll get answers on your time—no waiting on hold.**

Direct deposit
Next-day**
Same-day**
Same-day**

Pay employees faster, easier, and without the hassle. Depending on your plan, you’ll get direct deposits for either the next day or same day. It’s your choice.

HR support (Mineral)
 
HR support center**
HR support center + Personal HR advisor**

Powered by Mineral, you’ll receive professional guidance on HR issues. With Elite, you’ll get additional levels of compliance with state and federal laws.

401(k) plans (Guideline)**

An affordable way to save for the future. Quick setup means employees can start saving for retirement right away. Attract top talent and match contributions so employees can grow with you. Guideline experts handle 401(k) administration, compliance, and recordkeeping, at no extra cost.

Time tracking (QuickBooks Time**)
 
QuickBooks Time Premium
QuickBooks Time Elite

Workers can clock in or out anywhere, on any device. GPS tracking makes it easy to see who’s working where, at a glance. Review, edit, and approve employee hours right inside QuickBooks. Elite lets you track project hours and geofencing alerts.

Onboarding
Self-serve setup**
Self-serve setup + Expert review**
Self-serve + Expert review OR Expert setup**

Whether you do your own setup, get some help, or have it done for you, QuickBooks makes payroll setup easier, giving you the confidence to know it’s done right.

Filing Guarantees
Existing error-free filing guarantee
Existing error-free filing guarantee
Existing error-free filing guarantee + Tax penalty protection†

No matter which level of payroll service you choose, you’ll have a level of protection should you receive an IRS penalty.

Get Payroll Elite for free

Get access to expert setup, tax penalty protection, and a personal HR advisor for your firm by adding QuickBooks Online Accountant. Sign up today for free.

Get Payroll Elite for free

Get access to expert setup, tax penalty protection, and a personal HR advisor for your firm by adding QuickBooks Online Accountant. Sign up today for free.

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