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Payroll services that go beyond a paycheck

Pay your team and access HR and benefits with the #1 online payroll provider.1
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  • time on your side.
    Time on your side
    Set payroll to run automatically and focus on your day-to-day.**
  • worry-free taxes.
    Worry-free taxes
    We’ll calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes for you.**
  • cash on hand.
    Cash on hand
    Hold onto your money longer with same-day direct deposit.**
  • motivated team.
    Motivated team
    Manage HR and employee benefits from your account.**

Easy, accurate payroll—every time

Approve payroll when you’re ready, access integrated employee services, and manage everything in one place.

Easy, accurate payroll—every time

Explore what payroll features fit your business

Explore payroll features
time tracking.
same day direct deposit.
auto payroll.
automated tax forms.
expert support.

Tax penalty protection

We’ll pay up to $25,000 if you make an error and receive a payroll tax penalty.**

Time tracking

Approve timesheets, pay your team, and create invoices on-the-go.**

Same-day direct deposit

Hold onto your cash longer and pay your team on your schedule.**

Auto Payroll

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

Automated taxes and forms

We’ll calculate, file, and pay your federal and state payroll taxes for you.**

Expert support

Call an expert or start a chat. Experts can also review or complete your setup.**

Big business benefits on a small business budget

Explore all the employee services you can get with QuickBooks Payroll.

Solid support when you need it most

Our experts care about you and your team. Get answers to your questions, help with setting up your account, and tax-time coverage you can’t find anywhere else.

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Payroll takes me about 20 minutes total. If we put that into context [with a savings of 3 hours a week], that’s 7 or 8 more events that I can get estimates out for and book, which can be up to $15,000 or more revenue for our company. That’s a big deal. That’s keeping all of us in business.

Emily Pelsma, office manager for 3 Girls Catering

Frequently asked questions

Guarantees

Accuracy Guaranteed: Available with QuickBooks Online Payroll Core, Premium, and Elite. We assume responsibility for federal and state payroll filings and payments directly from your account(s) based on the data you supply. As long as the information you provide us is correct and on time, and you have sufficient funds in your account, we’ll file your tax forms and payments accurately and on time or we’ll pay the resulting payroll tax penalties. Guarantee terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice.

Tax penalty protection: If you receive a tax notice and send it to us within 15-days of the tax notice we will cover the payroll tax penalty, up to $25,000. Additional conditions and restrictions apply. Only QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite users are eligible to receive tax penalty protection.

Offer terms*

30-day free trial: First thirty (30) days of subscription to QuickBooks Online Payroll Core, Premium, or Elite (“Payroll”), starting from the date of enrollment is free. To continue using Payroll after your 30-day trial, you’ll be asked to present a valid credit card for authorization, and you’ll be charged on a monthly basis at the then-current fee for the service(s) you’ve selected until you cancel. Each employee is an additional $4/month for Core, $8/month for Premium, and $10/month for Elite. Contractor payments via direct deposit are $4/month for Core, $8/month for Premium, and $10/month for Elite. Service optimized for up to 50 employees or contractors. The service includes 1 state filing. If you file taxes in more than one state, each additional state is $12/month for only Core and Premium. There is no additional charge for additional state tax filings in Elite. The discounts do not apply to additional employees and state tax filing fees. If you add or remove services, your service fees will be adjusted accordingly. Sales tax may be applied where applicable. To be eligible for this offer you must be a new Payroll customer and sign up for the monthly plan using the “Free 30-Day Trial” option. This offer can’t be combined with any other QuickBooks offers. Offer available for a limited time only. To cancel your subscription at any time call 866-272-8734 or go to Account & Settings in QuickBooks and select “Cancel.” Your cancellation will become effective at the end of the monthly billing period. You will not receive a pro-rated refund; your access and subscription benefits will continue for the remainder of the billing period. Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice.

50% off for 3 months: 50% off the monthly price for QuickBooks Online Payroll Core, QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium, or QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite is for the first 3 months of service, starting from the date of enrollment, followed by the then-current monthly list price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. Each employee is an additional $4/8/10/month. Contractor payments are $4 a month. Service optimized for up to 50 employees or contractors, and capped at 150. The service includes 1 state tax filing. If you file taxes in more than one state, each additional state is $12/month for only Core and Premium. The discounts do not apply to additional employees and state tax filing fees. If you add or remove services, your service fees will be adjusted accordingly. Sales tax may be applied where applicable. To be eligible for this offer you must be a new Payroll customer and sign up for the monthly plan using the “Buy Now” option. This offer can’t be combined with any other QuickBooks offers. Offer available for a limited time only. To cancel your subscription at any time go to Account & Settings in QuickBooks and select Cancel. Your cancellation will become effective at the end of the monthly billing period. You will not receive a prorated refund; your access and subscription benefits will continue for the remainder of the billing period. Offer cannot be combined with any other Intuit offer. Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice.

Money movement services are brought to you by Intuit Payments Inc. subject to eligibility criteria, credit and application approval.

Features**

Auto Payroll: Available if setup for employees and the company are complete, all employees are salaried employees, all employees are set up on direct deposit, bank verification, e-services is enabled, the account has not been on hold in the last 6 months, and and first payroll has been run successfully.

Automated tax payments and filings: Automated tax payments and filing available only for state and federal taxes. Enrollment in e-services is required. Local taxes require the user to print the forms and upload it to the necessary local sites. QuickBooks Online Payroll Core does not offer local tax payments and filings. Automatic filings for state new hire paperwork available in QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite only.

Same-day direct deposit: Available to QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite users. Payroll processed before 7:00 AM PT shall arrive the same business day (excluding weekends and holidays). Requires setup of direct deposit and bank verification. Same-day direct deposit may be subject to eligibility criteria. Deposit delays may vary because of third party delays, risk reviews, or issues beyond Intuit’s control. Same-day direct deposit available only for employees.

HR services: Provided by experts at Mammoth, Inc. See 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.

TSheets time tracking: Additional fees may apply. Time tracking included in the QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite subscription services. Features vary. The TSheets mobile app works with iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets. Devices sold separately; data plan required. Not all features are available on the mobile apps and mobile browser. TSheets mobile access is included with your QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite subscription at no additional cost. Data access is subject to cellular/internet provider network availability and occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance and events beyond your control. Product registration required.

Expert product support: Included with your paid subscription to QuickBooks Online Payroll. Chat support available 24/7. U.S. based phone support is available Monday through Friday 6 AM to 6 PM PT and Saturday 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM PT. Your subscription must be current. Intuit reserves the right to limit the length of the call. Terms conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice.

Expert review: Available upon request for QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite.

Expert setup: Available to QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite users only.

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 is not available in OH, ND, WA and WY.

Health benefits: Powered by SimplyInsured and require 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.

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.

Claims

Peace of mind: QuickBooks Payroll is the #1 payroll provider for small businesses: Based on the overall number of customers for QB payroll products as of 06/2020.

Peace of mind: We help 1.4 million businesses do payroll and file taxes. Based on the overall number of customers for QB payroll products as of 10/2018.

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