Payroll software that helps your business run smoothly
Easily pay employees right in QuickBooks Online
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See why Tanis from Maven Bookkeeping keeps it all in one place with online payroll software from QuickBooks.
First things first—you need QuickBooks Online
Payroll to do everything in one place.
Add the perfect Payroll solution to your QuickBooks
Try Payroll free for 30 days first with QuickBooks Online
- Pay contractors
- Workers’ compensation
- Print pay cheques
- Time Tracking
- Project Costing
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Video tutorials, webinars, and articles are all available to help you run your business with QuickBooks.
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Work with a QuickBooks certified accounting professional (ProAdvisor) to get expert help and grow your business.
Free phone & chat support from QuickBooks experts.†
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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.
- Compensation and Benefits
- Tax Information
- Prior Payrolls
- 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.
† Upon activation of the QuickBooks Online Payroll service, your subsequent monthly charges will be $20 + $2/employee in addition to your QuickBooks Online subscription cost, plus all applicable taxes, until you cancel. The $2/employee fee is charged per unique active employee that has run a payroll during the monthly billing cycle. To cancel your subscription, contact us here. A valid credit card is required to continue using QuickBooks Online Payroll. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support are subject to change without notice. Canada only.
§ Upon activation of the QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll service, your subsequent payroll charges will be $20 plus $2 per employee per pay run until you cancel. To cancel your subscription, contact us here. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support are subject to change without notice. Canada only.
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