Save up to 50% off Assisted Payroll for QuickBooks Desktop.

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Payroll options for QuickBooks Desktop

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Enhanced payroll

$50

/mo

 

$30

$

/mo

Save 40% off for 6 months*

+ $2/employee per month

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Assisted payroll

$109

/month

 

$54

$

50

/month

Save 50% off for 6 months*

+$2/employee per paycheck

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Integrated Quickbooks Payroll
Easy paychecks: just enter hours
Time-tracking integration
Pay W2 and 1099 workers
Free employee Direct Deposit
Online access to paystubs
Free, convenient support
Federal and State tax forms
Free payroll tax e-File & e-Pay
Electronically file W-2’s at year-end
Print W-2’s for employees
24/7 premium support
Exact taxes deducted every payroll
Payroll setup assistance specialist
Completes and files state and federal taxes
No tax penalties, guaranteed

Free next-day direct deposit

Simple Start
25 60105 60
12 30 53 53
/mo
Save 50% for 3 months
  • All in QuickBooks
  • Easy paychecks: just enter hours
  • Pay W-2 employees
  • Pay 1099 contractors
  • Pay by free direct deposit
  • Pay by printed checks
  • Free expert support
  • Free year-end help
  • Electronically file W-2’s at year-end
  • Print W-2’s for employees
  • Federal tax forms included
  • State tax forms included
Simple Start
25 60105 60
12 30 53 53
/mo
Save 50% for 3 months
  • All in QuickBooks
  • Easy paychecks: just enter hours
  • Pay W-2 employees
  • Pay 1099 contractors
  • Pay by free direct deposit
  • Pay by printed checks
  • Free expert support
  • Free year-end help
  • Electronically file W-2’s at year-end
  • Print W-2’s for employees
  • Federal tax forms included
  • State tax forms included
  • Click for payroll tax E-File & E-Pay1
  • Payroll setup assistance specialist
  • We file and pay taxes for you
  • No tax penalties, guaranteed>
Important offers, pricing details, & disclaimers
  • Run payroll on QuickBooks desktop software
    Payroll in QuickBooks
    Save time with everything in one place. No exporting or double checking. Everything is done right in QuickBooks.
  • Pay employees with QuickBooks desktop software
    Paychecks in 3 easy steps
    Just enter your hours in QuickBooks, review, and approve your payroll and pay your employees.
  • Pay employees with direct deposit using QuickBooks Desktop Payroll
    Free direct deposit
    Nearly 75% of employees prefer to be paid via direct deposit. With QuickBooks, you choose the fit for your business needs.
Questions? Call 800-556-9881
Frequently asked questions

Disclaimers

“No tax penalties, guaranteed” — 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.
“Free direct deposit” — Direct deposit service is free for W-2 employees with your QuickBooks Payroll subscription. Additional fees apply for 1099 contractors/employees paid by direct deposit.
“Next-day direct deposit” — Available to QuickBooks Desktop Assisted Payroll users. Payroll processed before 5:00 PM PT shall arrive the next business day (excluding weekends and holidays). Requires setup of direct deposit and bank verification. Next-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.
“Setup specialist” — Phone support for Assisted Payroll onboarding ‘Setup Specialist’ is available Monday – Friday 6am to 6pm PST . Support hours exclude occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance, company events, observed U.S. holidays and events beyond our control. Intuit reserves the right to change these hours without notice.
“24/7 premium support” — Phone and messaging support for Premium level is available 24/7. Support hours exclude occasional downtime due to system and server maintenance, company events, observed U.S. holidays and events beyond our control. Intuit reserves the right to change these hours without notice.
“Time-tracking integration” — Time-tracking integration requires a subscription to TSheets by QuickBooks, sold separately. Click here to learn more.

Offer terms

QuickBooks Desktop Basic, Enhanced, and Assisted Payroll offers valid for new QuickBooks Desktop Payroll customers only. To take advantage of an offer, you must purchase via this website, the given sales phone number or using the Sales chat option.

QuickBooks Enhanced Payroll

Monthly billing plan: Discount applies to the first 6 months of service. After 7 months, you will automatically be charged at the then current rate for your QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll subscription. Discount applies to monthly service fee for QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll only, and does not apply to the per employee fee ($2 per employee per month).
Annual billing plan: Discount applies to the first year of service. After the first year of service, you will automatically be charged at the then current rate for your QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll subscription. Discount applies to the annual service fee for QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll only, and does not apply to the per employee fee ($2 per employee per month).
Payroll subscription requirements: QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll requires a supported version of QuickBooks for Windows (sold separately). Terms, conditions, features, service and support options are subject to change without notice. Active subscription, Internet access, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), and U.S. billing address required. Pricing varies depending on the number of employees. Check stock sold separately. Plus sales tax where applicable.

QuickBooks Desktop Assisted Payroll

Monthly billing plan: Discount applies to the monthly service fee for the Assisted Payroll only, and does not apply to the per employee fee or any other fees. Discount applies to the first 6 months of service, starting at sign up. Starting at month 7, your account will be automatically charged at the then-current monthly service fee for Assisted Payroll. Pricing includes 1 state. If you file taxes in more than one state, each additional state is currently $12/month.
Payroll Usage fee: In addition to your monthly subscription, you will be charged $2.00 per paycheck for each employee paid via QuickBooks Desktop Assisted Payroll. Your account will automatically be billed each month depending on the number of employees paid.
Assisted payroll setup fee: A one-time setup fee of $49 will be charged at the time of QuickBooks Desktop Assisted Payroll sign up. Monthly billing will not begin until product setup and first payroll run has been completed.
Payroll subscription requirements: QuickBooks Assisted Payroll is not available in Indiana or Wyoming. QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll requires a supported version of QuickBooks for Windows (sold separately). Terms, conditions, features, service and support options are subject to change without notice. Active subscription, Internet access, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), and U.S. billing address required. Pricing varies depending on the number of employees. Check stock sold separately. Plus sales tax where applicable. Not compatible with QuickBooks Online editions or QuickBooks for Mac. QuickBooks Pro and Premier support a maximum of 14,500 employees, customers, vendors and other names combined. However, performance may slow when processing payroll files containing more than 250 employees.

Additional details

Click here for additional terms, conditions and limitations. Terms, conditions, features, service and support options are subject to change without notice.
You may cancel at any time. To cancel your Payroll subscription, click here.
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Claims

† Payroll done in minutes claim: Based on Intuit survey March 2018, which found nearly 9 out of 10 (or 89 % of) Assisted customers spend 5 min or less to create a paycheck.
† Direct deposit claim: Based on Intuit survey of 1,000 employees conducted in June 2018 and on reported payroll times for monthly subscription products offered by comparable U.S. online payroll providers.
Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice.