Save up to 40% off Assisted Payroll for QuickBooks Desktop

Payday made simple with Assisted Payroll

Faster payroll. 24/7 Support. Payroll taxes done.

Questions? Call us at (800) 365-9621

Discover the easier way to do payroll

  • Pay your team faster than ever
    Just enter your hours in QuickBooks, review, and approve your payroll and pay your employees.
  • Taxes done right, guaranteed
    We’ll complete your federal and state payroll tax filings and payments for you. Guaranteed accurate and on-time.
  • Payroll data all in QuickBooks
    Save time with payroll that does the work for you; pay and tax calculations are handled and automatically entered in QuickBooks.

Watch how Assisted Payroll makes running

payroll a breeze

How it works.

1. Guided payroll setup

Our payroll setup specialists will help you get started and answer any questions you might have1

2. Pick paycheck preferences

Choose free next-day direct deposit2, printed checks, or both — whatever you prefer.

3. Start running payroll

Sign into QuickBooks and enter the hours your employees worked. When you’re done, run payroll.

4. We handle taxes

Don’t sweat quarter and year-end filings, we take care of all the tax stuff for you.

Why you’ll love Assisted Payroll for QuickBooks Desktop

  • It’s easy to use
    Just enter employee hours, review and approve, then pay & tax calculations are done for you.
  • Premium support available 24/73
    Get step-by-step help from payroll experts. We’re here when you need us, via phone or online chat.
  • Taxes completed and filed for you
    We handled your federal and state tax filing and payments and they’re guaranteed done right.
  • Bookkeeping made easy
    No more manual entry or importing payroll data when everything is already in QuickBooks.
  • Free next-day direct deposit2
    Pay your employees faster and take more control over payroll processing – submit up to 5pm (PST) the day before payday.
  • Automatic tax withdrawal and payments4
    Avoid lump sum tax bills at the end of each quarter, payroll taxes are withdrawn from every time you run payroll.
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† “Taxes done right, 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.
[1] “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.
[2] “Free next-day direct deposit” — Available to QuickBooks Desktop Assisted Payroll users. Payroll processed before 5:00 PM PT shall arrive the same 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.
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.
[3] “Premium 24/7 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.
[4] “Automatic tax withdrawal and payments” — Requires active QuickBooks Desktop Assisted payroll subscription, linked bank account, and sufficient funds at the time of withdrawal for each payroll run.

Offer terms

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


† 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.


1. Monday–Friday 6 am–5 pm PST. See for additional information.
2. QuickBooks Time subscription required, additional fees may apply. Learn more.