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Run your first payroll with ease

This is your one-stop-shop to learn to set up QuickBooks Payroll. Discover helpful how-to videos, training courses, expert support, and more.

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Your first pay run is just a few steps away

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1. Set up employees

Find out what information you need to add new and current employees to QuickBooks Payroll.

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2. Fill in tax information

This will help you file and pay payroll taxes more easily at year-end.

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3. Run your first payroll

Learn how to set up direct deposit or paper cheques to get your team paid.

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Resources to help you get started

Find the training materials that match your needs and learning style - from quick videos to in-depth courses.

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Learn at your own speed

Make the most of QuickBooks Online Payroll with free, self-paced online courses.

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Get personalized setup guidance

Get started on the right foot with a complimentary, 45-minute assisted onboarding call with a product expert before your first payroll run.*

Check out these helpful how-to videos

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Visit our support hub

Access Payroll articles for additional tips on how to run and grow your business.

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Connect with helpful, knowledgeable experts anytime.

Even more ways to save time

Set up other useful features, before or after your first payroll run, to help keep your business organized.

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File and pay taxes

Set up electronic payments to file and remit payroll taxes in a flash.

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Direct deposit

Hold on to cash longer and always pay your team on time.

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Auto payroll

Free up your time when you set payroll to run automatically.

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