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QuickBooks Online Payroll Core

Cover the basics—easily pay your team and have your payroll taxes done for you.

Discover what you can do with our simplest solution

Set up and run your first payroll in as little as an hour

We do your payroll taxes

Spend time doing what matters most. We’ll calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes automatically once payroll setup is complete.1

Run payroll automatically

Auto Payroll will do the work for you.2 Once your payroll setup is complete, you’ll receive alerts and notifications so you’re always in control.

Easily manage your business

A suite of HR3 and employee services, including health benefits4 (powered by SimplyInsured) and workers’ comp5 (powered by AP Intego), are available right from your payroll account.

Payroll + QuickBooks. Better together.

Save time and energy: Your payroll and accounting data updates in real time.

Stay accountant ready: Easily share real-time payroll and accounting data with your accountant, anytime.

Keep cash longer: Submit payroll when you’re ready with next-day direct deposit.6

Choose a payroll plan that’s right for you

Save an average of $600 per year with QuickBooks Payroll††

QuickBooks Online Payroll Core
$45
$2250/mo
Save 50% for 3 months*
+$4/employee per month

(Free trial excludes discount)

Payroll Features

Full-service payroll

(Includes automated taxes and forms)

Auto Payroll
Health benefits for your team
Expert product support
Next-day direct deposit
Payroll Core with QuickBooks Simple Start
$25
$1250/mo
Save 50% for 3 months*
+$4/employee per month

(Free trial excludes discount)

Payroll Features

Full-service payroll

(Includes automated taxes and forms)

Auto Payroll
Health benefits for your team
Expert product support
Next-day direct deposit
Track income and expenses
Invoice & accept payments
Maximize tax deductions
Run general reports
Capture & organize receipts
Track miles
Manage cash flow
Track sales & sales tax
Send estimates
Manage 1099 contractors
Payroll Core with QuickBooks Plus
$80
$40/mo
Save 50% for 3 months*
+$4/employee per month

(Free trial excludes discount)

Payroll Features

Full-service payroll

(Includes automated taxes and forms)

Auto Payroll
Health benefits for your team
Expert product support
Next-day direct deposit
Track income and expenses
Invoice & accept payments
Maximize tax deductions
Run comprehensive reports
Capture & organize receipts
Track miles
Manage cash flow
Track sales & sales tax
Send estimates
Manage 1099 contractors
Include 5 users
Manage & pay bills
Track time
Track inventory
Track project profitability

Learn more information about these features.

All of our plans include these features:

Fast unlimited payroll runs QuickBooks Online Payroll lets you view and approve employee hours and run payroll in less than 5 minutes.
Calculate paychecks and taxes Get automatic tax calculations on every paycheck. We’ll monitor and update federal and state taxes so you don’t have to.
Automated tax and forms Federal and state payroll taxes (including year-end filings) are calculated, filed, and paid, automatically.
Workforce portal Employees can access pay stubs and W-2s, and safely view PTO balances and withholding allowances online.
Available in all 50 states
Manage garnishments and deductions  ⓘ Set up and calculate garnishments and deductions from each paycheck.
Payroll reports Create and download reports for payroll history, bank transactions, contractor payments, paid time off, tax payments, and more.

Big business benefits on a small business budget

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

HR support

Access helpful resources or talk to an HR advisor. Stay compliant with help from Mineral, Inc.**

Workers’ comp

Save money and get coverage for on-the-job injuries with a policy by AP Intego.**

Health benefits

Offer affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance packages by SimplyInsured.**

401(k) plans

Access affordable retirement plans by Guideline that sync with QuickBooks Payroll.**

Frequently asked questions