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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

QuickBooks Online Payments

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.

Payroll features:

Manage labor costs
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.

Pay contractors
Pay contractors

Pay contractors
We’ll track contractor payments and help you fill out your 1099s—just send copies to contractors and get back to business. Tax forms have never been this simple.
Trusted time tracking
Time tracking

Trusted time tracking

Powerful TSheets time-tracking features allow you to create schedules by shift or by job. Avoid surprises with real time employee email alerts for schedule changes. Workers can log their hours online for you to approve in just a few clicks.**

Construction reporting
Construction reporting

Construction reporting

Run reports to find out how much you’re paying in overtime. View project and labor costs by crew, independent contractors, and more so you always know how your business is doing.

Direct deposit
Direct deposit

Direct deposit
Make your workers happy and keep money in your pocket longer with same-day or next-day direct deposit.**
Workers’ comp coverage
Workers comp average

Workers’ comp coverage
Anyone who runs a construction business knows worker’s compensation is vital. Help protect your company and employees with worker’s comp powered by AP Intego. Stay compliant and never miss a payment with automated, pay-as-you-go premiums.**

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 TSheets 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
Time tracking for construction
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
Payroll mobile app
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
How to manage payroll for construction workers
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?
Why use QuickBooks Payroll for your construction company?
Why use QuickBooks Payroll for your construction company?

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Payroll features

  • Full-service payroll
    Includes automated taxes and forms
  • Auto Payroll
  • Health benefits for your team
  • Expert product support
  • Next-day direct deposit
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Payroll features

  • Full-service payroll
    Includes automated taxes and forms
  • Auto Payroll
  • Health benefits for your team
  • Expert product support
  • Same-day direct deposit
  • Workers’ comp administration
  • HR support center
  • Expert setup review
  • Track time on the go
Simple Start
Access on-demand experts to simplify payday and protect what matters most.
25 60105 60
12 30 53 53
/mo
Save 50% for 3 months

Payroll features

  • Full-service payroll
    Includes automated taxes and forms
  • Auto Payroll
  • Health benefits for your team
  • Expert product support
  • Same-day direct deposit
  • Workers’ comp administration
  • HR support center
  • White glove customized setup
  • 24/7 expert product support
  • Track time and projects on the go
  • Tax Penalty Protection1
  • Personal HR advisor

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