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Online payroll for construction

Construction payroll software helps you complete the tasks that matter, faster. Easily manage payroll and timesheets for your crew—on site or on the go. It’s no wonder that 30,000 construction small businesses use QuickBooks Online Payroll.1

Payroll for construction

Construction payroll service

Auto payroll, time tracking, and automated tax payments and filing make it easier to save time and stay organized.** Keep your finances in one place and work smarter with reports that help you make informed decisions for your construction business.

Manage labor costs

Manage labor costs

Do your employees work jobs with different hourly rates? No problem. Create multiple pay rates for the same worker or for each crew member in QuickBooks. With straightforward reporting features, track expenses and get labor costs for each project.

Time tracking for construction

Construction and field crews have a lot to keep track of on a job site. QuickBooks makes things easier with integrated QuickBooks Time tracking. Enter employee work hours yourself or give employees protected time entry access. Even better, time data flows right into QuickBooks, shaving three hours off each payroll run2 and saving 5% on payroll costs, on average.3

Time tracking for construction

Payroll mobile app

With the QuickBooks Payroll app you can pay your workers and even file taxes on the go.** Whether you’re running payroll on a job site or at your desk, all your work is synced and saved.

Payroll mobile app

How to manage payroll for construction workers

Once you’ve set up your payroll in QuickBooks, you can get started paying your construction workers and set your payroll to run automatically with direct deposit. With automated tax payments and filing, QuickBooks even monitors and updates your federal, state, and local taxes so you don’t have to.**


  • Sign in to QuickBooks to confirm details like your bank account and pay date.
  • Select the employees you want to pay and enter their hours worked, or simply review and approve their timesheets.
  • Once everything’s in, preview and edit checks as needed.
  • When you’re ready, submit and run payroll.
  • You’re all set. Print paychecks or pay stubs from QuickBooks, or allow employees and contractors to view them online. Conquer payroll with the confidence it’s done right.
How to manage payroll for construction workers

Why use QuickBooks Payroll for your construction company?

When managing a construction company, it’s important to know where your money is going and ensure your financials are accurate. With QuickBooks, federal and state payroll taxes are calculated, filed, and deducted automatically.** There’s even Tax Penalty Protection with QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite so you won’t have to worry about penalties or filing errors.**

Why use QuickBooks Payroll for your construction company?

Choose the payroll plan that works for you

Core
Cover the basics—easily pay your team and have your payroll taxes done for you.
$45
$2250/mo
Save 50% for 3 months*
+$4/employee per month
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Premium
Manage your team and perfect payday with powerful tools and services.
$75
$3750/mo
Save 50% for 3 months*
+$8/employee per month
Elite
Access on-demand experts to simplify payday and protect what matters most.
$125
$6250/mo
Save 50% for 3 months*
+$10/employee per month

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