Find out which payroll taxes and forms QuickBooks Payroll pays and files for you.
This article gives you an overview of the payroll taxes and forms that QuickBooks Payroll handles for you. It’ll help you understand which payroll taxes and forms are covered by each QuickBooks Payroll product.
If you use QuickBooks Enhanced Payroll, you need to pay and file taxes yourself. With QuickBooks Online Payroll, you can also opt to pay and file them yourself. Check out these helpful articles for more info.
|Note: Not sure which payroll service you have? Here's how to find your payroll service.|
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*)
|QuickBooks Online Payroll Core||YES||YES||NO|
|QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium||YES||YES||YES|
|QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite||YES||YES||YES|
|QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted||YES||YES||NO|
*We don’t pay or file NY SDI or HI TDI.
We file most federal and state payroll forms for you. Local taxes depend on the product.
|State WH |
|Local forms||New hire reporting|
|QuickBooks Online Payroll Core||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||NO||YES|
|QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted||YES||YES||NO||YES||YES||NO||NO|
More helpful articles for payroll taxes and forms
Manage automatic tax payments and form filings
Set up local taxes in QuickBooks Online Payroll
Pay and file payroll taxes and forms in QuickBooks Online Payroll
Set up Federal e-file and e-pay in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Enhanced
E-file and e-pay state forms and taxes in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Enhanced
Pay and file payroll taxes and forms manually in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll
Understand federal forms 941, 944, 943, and 940
File your W-2 forms
View your previously filed tax forms and payments