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Payroll taxes and forms QuickBooks Payroll does for you

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Find out which payroll taxes and forms QuickBooks Payroll pays and files for you.

Paying payroll taxes and filing forms can be confusing and time-consuming. There’s many taxes, forms, and due dates.  Not to mention the many state agencies to keep track of. Who has time for that, unless payroll is your full time job? 

The QuickBooks Payroll products listed below take the guesswork out of this by paying and filing most taxes and forms for you.

Note: Not sure which payroll service you have? Here's how to find your payroll service.

Payroll taxes

We handle all federal and most state taxes for you. Local taxes depend on the product. 

Federal taxes (Withholding, SS, Med, FUTA)State taxes
(WH, SUI, PFL, SDI*) 
Local taxes
QuickBooks Online Payroll CoreYESYESNO
QuickBooks Online Payroll PremiumYESYESYES
QuickBooks Online Payroll EliteYESYESYES
QuickBooks Desktop Payroll AssistedYESYESNO

*We don’t pay or file NY SDI or HI TDI. 

Payroll forms

We file most federal and state payroll forms for you.  Local taxes depend on the product. 

941
944
940943*W2
W3
State WH
SUI
Local formsNew hire reporting
QuickBooks Online Payroll CoreYESYESYESYESYESNOYES
QuickBooks Online Payroll PremiumYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
QuickBooks Online Payroll EliteYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
QuickBooks Desktop Payroll AssistedYESYESNOYESYESNONO

*Form 943 is now available to brand new (on or after June 18, 2022) QuickBooks Online Payroll customers only.  

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