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Payroll software that helps your business run smoothly

With QuickBooks Online, adding payroll means you can manage your business accounting and payroll in one place.

Easily pay employees right in QuickBooks Online

Run payroll easily and accurately in QuickBooks

  • We’ll do the math and stay on top of tax rates to help keep your payroll accurate and on time.
  • You have the ability to set up multiple pay schedules and frequencies.
  • Set up vacation and sick leave policies, plus easily track the accrued balances for each employee.

Easily track time for your employees

  • Enter your employee hours in timesheets and sync with payroll.
  • TSheets integration to QuickBooks Online timesheet available.
  • Pull in complete labour costs automatically when you sync up with the Projects feature.*
*Projects feature requires QuickBooks Online Plus.

Prepare and file your taxes in a flash

  • Calculate and track payroll taxes with the CRA or Revenu Québec.
  • We help you prepare PD7A and TPZ-1015 remittance forms to print and file.

Year end forms and Record of Employment made simple

  • We prepare T4 and RL-1 forms so they’re ready to print and file for your employees.
  • We make it easy to get all the info you need to complete a Record of Employment — we’ll do the calculations and fill in the form for you.

Keep it secure with employee portal access

  • Employees can track their vacation days and view their pay stubs online in the QuickBooks Workforce portal.
  • Employee access to year end forms (T4/RL1 slips).
  • Save time and stay compliant without manually distributing pay stubs.

Free payroll specialists are here for you

  • A dedicated payroll specialist will help you set up your payroll.
  • We will help you easily run your first payroll.
  • Free support throughout the onboarding experience.

Stay on top of workers’ compensation

  • Automatically calculate and track workers’ compensation for employees.
  • Get reminders when workers’ compensation payments are due to avoid late fees.
  • Currently available in Quebec, Ontario, and BC.

Don’t just take our word for it

See why Tanis from Maven Bookkeeping keeps it all in one place with online payroll software from QuickBooks.

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QuickBooks Online with Payroll ensures that small business owners can pay employees with the confidence and accuracy they require.
Tanis Young, Maven Bookkeeping Owner

First things first—you need QuickBooks Online

Get QuickBooks Online to save time and stay organized, then add
Payroll to do everything in one place.
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Run payroll right in your QuickBooks

QuickBooks Online Payroll
$20 + $3/employee
Per month


Schedule a Payroll consultation today

An expert will show you how easy QuickBooks Payroll can be.
We’re here to help you choose the payroll that fits best. Let’s talk about it:

Plus, hear from more QuickBooks Payroll customers

I recommend QuickBooks Online Payroll to all my friends who are also business owners knowing that it will save them time, and their pay cheques and deductions will be done correctly.
Patricia Reeves, Portage and Main Owner & Creative Director
QuickBooks Online Payroll is always the first payroll solution I consider for my customers. They love the simplicity and fast turnaround for direct deposit.
Marnie Stretch, Accounting Loft Owner

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More resources to help manage payroll

Do you want to get a handle on your payroll? Learn how to streamline payroll, which payroll frequency is right for your business, and more in our Small Business Resource Centre.

More about payroll

Tips for changing payroll frequency

See how to save time and money on payroll processing costs by switching to less-frequent payroll periods properly.

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Common payroll mistakes that small businesses make

Learn how to avoid making payroll mistakes that can be costly and have financial, legal, and reputational consequences.

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Payroll tax compliance: what every small business needs to know

Check out the rules the Canada Revenue Agency has established for Canadian business owners when it comes to payroll.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We do not offer a standalone online payroll service, you will need to set up a QuickBooks Online plan & add-on payroll as a service.

QuickBooks Online Payroll offers two solutions designed to fit your business needs. You will be able to conveniently manage both QuickBooks and payroll all in one place. We will help you keep your payroll accurate and on time with free direct deposit. We also have no hidden payroll service fees.

You’ll need the following information to set up your online payroll. You can find the information from your previous payroll provider, in your own records, from your accountant, or from federal and provincial agencies.

  1. Compensation and Benefits
  2. Employees
  3. Tax Information
  4. Prior Payrolls
  5. Liability Information

You can easily set up payroll direct deposit in QuickBooks Online. After you do the initial setup, you can set up each employee on direct deposit and also verify your test transaction.