Save for the future, invest in your team

Access affordable 401(k) plans that seamlessly connect with QuickBooks Payroll.**

easy and affortable 401k plans.
  • Start saving in minutes

    Set up in as little as 20 minutes and
    start saving for a retirement you deserve.**
  • Build a strong team

    Attract talent and match contributions
    so your team can grow with you.
  • Keep more money

    Affordable 401(k) plans by Guideline fit
    your budget and free up your cash.**

Access 401(k) plans in QuickBooks Payroll

QuickBooks teamed up with Guideline to keep 401(k) plans affordable and easy to manage.** Set up automatic contributions or let employees decide how much comes out of each paycheck.

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access 401k plans in quickbooks payroll image
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Retirement plans for every budget

Pick the plan that’s right for you:

  • Startup: Full-service 401(k) that integrates with QuickBooks Payroll and comes with live support.**
  • Prime: Everything in Startup, plus a dedicated account manager and comparability profit sharing.
retirement plans for every budget
retirement plans for every budget
retirement plans for every budget

How it works

  • Get QuickBooks Payroll

    Sign up for QuickBooks Payroll or sign into your account to access retirement plans for your team.

  • Pick a 401(k) plan

    Choose the right plan and set contribution levels for your business and employees.

  • Start saving

    Pick a start date and start saving for retirement
    right away.

Explore 401(k) plans. Sign up

Expert support at
your fingertips

  • Call a Guideline expert to get answers to all your 401(k) plan, training, and onboarding questions.**
  • Get personalized support from a dedicated account manager for an additional monthly fee.
expert support to assist with 401k
expert support to assist with 401k
expert support to assist with 401k

Big business benefits on a small business budget

Explore other employee services you can get with QuickBooks Payroll

How it works

  • Get QuickBooks Payroll
    Sign up for QuickBooks Payroll or sign into your account to access retirement plans for your team.
  • Pick a 401(k) plan
    Choose the right plan and set contribution levels for your business and employees.
  • Start saving
    Pick a start date and start saving for retirement right away.

Explore 401(k) plans. Sign up

Expert support at your fingertips

  • Call a Guideline expert to get answers to all your 401(k) plan, training, and onboarding questions.**
  • Get personalized support from a dedicated account manager for an additional monthly fee.
expert support to assist with 401k
expert support to assist with 401k
expert support to assist with 401k

Big business benefits on a small business budget

Explore other employee services you can get with QuickBooks Payroll

Frequently asked questions
Easily access 401(k) plans in QuickBooks Payroll

**Features

401(k) plan: 401(k) offerings are provided and administered by Guideline, an independent third party and not provided by Intuit. Intuit is not a 401(k) plan administrator, fiduciary, or other provider. Requires acceptance of Guideline’s Client Relationship Summary and Privacy Policy. Additional 401(k) plan fees will apply. Employees may manage their contributions directly with Guideline. Admin and payroll access required to sign up for a 401(k) plan with Guideline.

HR services: HR support is provided by experts at Mammoth, Inc. Requires acceptance of Mammoth’s privacy policy and Terms of Use. HR Support Center available only to QuickBooks Online Premium and Elite subscriptions. HR Advisor support only available in QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite. HR support is not available to accountants who are calling on behalf of their clients.

Workers’ comp: Benefits are powered by AP Intego and require acceptance of AP Intego’s privacy policy and Terms of Service. Additional fees will apply. There is a monthly fee (currently, $5 per month) for QuickBooks Online Payroll Core users for the QuickBooks Workers’ Comp Payment Service. This non-refundable fee will be automatically added to each monthly Intuit invoice at the then-current price until you cancel. The fee is separate from any workers’ comp insurance policy premium by AP Intego Insurance Group. Workers’ Compensation Service requires an active and paid QuickBooks payroll subscription. Eligibility criteria applies to transfer active insurance policy broker of record, including insurance carrier, policy renewal date, and payment method. Workers compensation insurance not available in OH, ND, WA and WY.

Health benefits: Powered by SimplyInsured and requiring acceptance of SimplyInsured’s privacy policy and Terms of Service. Additional fees will apply. SimplyInsured does not offer insurance in HI, VT, and DC. Insurance coverage eligibility is not guaranteed, and dependently solely on the rules of the insurance carrier. The insurance carrier has sole and final discretion as to the eligibility for health insurance products. 

Guideline experts: Guideline expert services are provided by and administered by Guideline, an independent third party and not provided by Intuit. Guideline live US-based support is available Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM PT.

Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice.