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PAYROLL SOFTWARE FOR ACCOUNTANTS & BOOKKEEPERS

Pay runs never felt so good

QuickBooks Payroll powered by Employment Hero radically changes the way accountants and bookkeepers do payroll. Discover what it can do for you.

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Why accountants choose us for their Payroll needs

All-in-one integrated platform

All-in-one integrated platform

No more double-handling. From the general ledger to your quarterly BAS, access everything you need, fast.
We’re compliance obsessed

We’re compliance obsessed

With Single Touch Payroll 2.0 and automated Modern Awards, you can count on us to keep you compliant.
Award-winning customer support

Award-winning customer support

Pick up the phone and speak to our dedicated payroll experts based in Australia. No question is too big or small.

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Built locally, loved globally

Employment Hero is made for Australian accountants and small businesses. In fact, 47% of them* use it to power their payroll.
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Let your employees serve themselves

All our Payroll plans include the Swag app, which gives your clients’ employees access to self-manage payslips, leave, timesheets and expenses on the go.

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Super streamlined contributions

No more switching between tasks and software. We’ve teamed up with Beam to offer you a game-changing super fund clearing house integrated with QuickBooks Payroll.

The Advanced Payroll difference

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Automated award interpretation

Our prebuilt awards are updated automatically in line with Fair Work conditions, so you can rest assured knowing your clients are paying their employees correctly.

Hear what top Australian accountants are saying about our Payroll Software

Hear what top Australian accountants are saying about our Payroll Software

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I highly recommend QuickBooks Payroll and the pre-built Awards feature. It is an affordable, time saving feature that is a must have across the multiple industries I provide payroll services to.
Leanne P. Bookkeeper and BAS Agent,
By All Accounts, Kingscliff, NSW.
Customer since 2016
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Which plan is right for you?

Chat with our local team of payroll experts to get guidance on which plan is best for your needs.

Get 50% off Payroll plans for your clients

Standard payroll

The perfect small business Payroll solution.


$ 0 monthly fee
+ $2.50 /mo per employee paid

Feature highlights

  • Employee portal
  • Employee mobile app
  • Timesheets
  • Single touch payroll
  • Super payments
  • Leave management

Advanced payroll

For clients who also manage awards and assign rosters.


$ 5 monthly fee
+ $2.50 /mo per employee paid

Feature highlights

  • Standard payroll functionality
  • Employee portal
  • Employee mobile app
  • Timesheets
  • Single touch payroll
  • Automated super payments
  • Leave management
  • Automated award interpretation
  • Rostering
  • Time and attendance tracking

How to set up QuickBooks Payroll

  1. Sign in to QuickBooks.
  2. Select the client who needs Payroll.
  3. Click on the Employee tab.
  4. Choose your Payroll plan.

Note: You'll need a QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Online Accountant subscription to use QuickBooks Payroll.

New to QuickBooks and want more info? Learn more.

Did you know? You can access a QuickBooks Payroll for your firm for free by signing up to the ProAdvisor Program. Find out more.

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