There’s no doubt that running payroll is an essential task for any business, but when time is at a premium, you can’t afford to have piles of payroll paperwork and manual data entry distracting you. One tiny mistake can cause big headaches for you, your employees, and your clients.
That’s where Assisted Payroll1 comes in.
Assisted Payroll1 comes integrated with QuickBooks® Enterprise Diamond – the most powerful and flexible QuickBooks that’s built for complex businesses that need custom solutions. Assisted Payroll1 lets you pay your employees faster, and even completes your payroll taxes for you accurately and on time2. Think of it as having your own dedicated payroll assistant who works around the clock, so you don’t have to.
Let’s look at how Assisted Payroll1 works and how your business can use it to confidently conquer payroll.
How does Assisted Payroll work?
Say goodbye to clunky spreadsheets and manual data entry. Here’s what you can expect when you activate Assisted Payroll1 within Enterprise Diamond:
1. Guided payroll setup
You’ll hop on the phone with a U.S.-based QuickBooks Payroll setup specialist – a real human who will take you step-by-step through the Assisted Payroll1 setup process3. You can ask questions in real-time to save time down the road4.
The QuickBooks onboarding team will also get your clients up and running by guiding them through setup and answering any questions they might have.
2. Pick your paycheck preferences
With Assisted Payroll1, you have the flexibility to choose whether you pay your employees with auto-generated checks5, free next-day direct deposit6, or a combination of both. With next-day direct deposit, you can submit payroll up to 5 p.m. (PST) the day before payday, and employees will receive their paycheck in their bank account, or a Turbo Pay Prepaid Visa Card.
3. Start running payroll
Now, you can finish payroll in three clicks, not three days. Just enter the hours your employees worked, approve before payday, and then print the checks, or release the money, via direct deposit.
Since all of your payroll data is in one spot, you don’t have to worry about data double-entry errors or data transfers that take up valuable time.
4. Conquer taxes with technology
Stop sweating over quarter and year-end filings. Assisted Payroll1 handles and files all your payroll taxes, so you and your clients can focus on your strengths. Assisted Payroll1 runs everything on time with 100% accuracy – no penalties, guaranteed.
What’s more, Assisted Payroll1 withdraws taxes every time you run payroll, so that you can avoid lump sum tax bills at the end of each quarter.
It’s like having a dedicated payroll tax assistant that takes all the busy work off your plate.
How can businesses benefit from Assisted Payroll?
When you think of strategies to grow a business, payroll management might not be top of mind. But, here are several ways optimizing payroll can improve your bottom line and free up time so you can stay productive.
Improve cash flow
Putting off taxes until the end of the quarter can leave you with a hefty lump sum bill that can hurt your business’ cash flow. Assisted Payroll1 spreads out your tax payments, taking them out each time you run payroll to ensure cash flow stability – without any extra work on your part.
Make the most of your time
The faster you complete payroll, the quicker you can go back to running your business. Assisted Payroll1 is designed to eliminate tedious data entry tasks, allowing you to pay your team faster than ever. Plus, you can quickly generate easy-to-read payroll reports in a matter of clicks.
Take taxes off your to-do list
Your time is best spent growing your business, not processing tax forms. Assisted Payroll1 manages federal and state payroll tax payments and filings correctly and on time, guaranteed. If not, QuickBooks will resolve the errors and pay any penalty fees.
Get peace of mind with dedicated 24/7 support
Support doesn’t stop after your setup specialist gets you up and running. With Assisted Payroll1, you’ll have U.S.-based product specialists available to answer questions anytime. Whether you have a quick question or a payroll emergency, a real human is ready to help.
Grow with confidence
Enterprise Diamond is highly customizable and built to grow with your business. In addition to Enterprise Diamond’s deeply integrated software, such as Assisted Payroll1, you can connect more than 200 apps to boost productivity.
Assisted Payroll1 lets you pay up to 250 employees per payroll run, and Enterprise Diamond users get a 50% discount per employee. You can even run payroll for up to three separate EINs if you manage multiple companies.
Between Assisted Payroll1, unparalleled job costing functionality, integrated time tracking, 2-way sync with Salesforce CRM, and more, Enterprise Diamond is a robust, yet straightforward suite of tools that lets you manage your business at the pace that’s right for you.
Simplify your payroll and bookkeeping today
Just because your business becomes complex doesn’t mean payroll should too. Assisted Payroll1 is designed to save you time on payday, while also letting you retain maximum control over your operations – it’s the best of both worlds.
Ready to make your next payday hassle-free? Head over to QuickBooks Enterprise Diamond, or call 877-261-6471.
1Money movement services, such as direct deposit, are provided by Intuit Payments Inc., a subsidiary of Intuit Inc. For more information about Intuit Payments Inc.’s money transmission licenses, please visit https://www.intuit.com/legal/licenses/payment-licenses/.
2 Tax penalty guarantee: Intuit assumes responsibility for federal and state payroll filings and payments directly from your account(s) based on the data you supply. As long as the information you provide us is correct and on time, and you have sufficient funds in your account, we’ll file your tax forms and payments accurately and on time or we’ll pay the resulting payroll tax penalties. Guarantee terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice.
3 “U.S.-based setup assistance”: Phone support for Assisted Payroll onboarding & setup assistance is available Monday – Friday 6am to 6pm PST . Support hours exclude occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance, company events, observed U.S. holidays and events beyond our control. Intuit reserves the right to change these hours without notice.
4 “Premium 24/7 Support”: Phone and messaging support for Premium level is available 24/7. Support hours exclude occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance, company events, observed U.S. holidays and events beyond our control. Intuit reserves the right to change these hours without notice.
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6 Free next-day direct deposit: Available to QuickBooks Desktop Assisted Payroll users. Payroll processed before 5:00 PM PT shall arrive the same business day (excluding weekends and holidays). Requires setup of direct deposit and bank verification. Next-day direct deposit may be subject to eligibility criteria. Deposit delays may vary because of third party delays, risk reviews, or issues beyond Intuit’s control. Direct deposit service is free for W-2 employees with your Payroll subscription. Additional fees apply for 1099 contractors paid by direct deposit.