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Product feature comparison for Payroll

by Intuit Updated 1 year ago

Here's a complete list of features for QuickBooks Online Standard Payroll and Advanced Payroll, so you can choose which is best for you and your business.

FeatureStandard PayrollAdvanced Payroll
HMRC recognised
Automatically calculates NI, tax and student loan
Can also pay overtime, bonus and other payments
Deductions After-tax deductions and repayments
Pay schedulesMonthly and weeklyWeekly, fortnightly, monthly, four weekly, quarterly, annually
Send FPS (full payment submission) to HMRC
Send EPS (employer payment summary) to HMRCManualAutomatic or Manual
Generate payslips for employees
Assess employees for workplace pensions and calculate pension contributions
Automatic pension submissionsNESTNEST, Aviva, NOW, Smart Pensions, The People's Pension
Supports Multiple pension schemes including non-workplace pension schemes ✔
Automatically calculates statutory paymentsSMP, SSP, SPPSMP, SSP, SPP, bereavement leave, adoption leave
Automatic tax code updates ✔
Self-serve employee portal Self set-up, view payslips and view P60sView payslips, request leave, view rotas, clock in and out, submit expense claims
Self-serve employee mobile app
Time tracking Sync approved hours from T-Sheets
Automatically update at the start of the new tax year, tax tables and tax codes
Automatic payroll runs
Report your Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) Suffered AutomaticManual
View RTI summary and filings  
Import information from previous payroll software for quick and easy setup 
Pay Statutory Sick Pay without any waiting days and track furloughed employees  
Customised journal mapping Automatic/No data entry Automatic/No data entry and can be categorised by class and location
QuickBooks Online EssentialsQuickBooks Online Payroll AdvancedQuickBooks Online Payroll StandardQuickBooks Online PlusQuickBooks Online Simple Start

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