Easy, accurate payroll

Get paychecks in minutes and have your taxes calculated for you.

QuickBooks Basic Payroll software for desktop

Payroll solutions for your small business

  • Use QuickBooks Basic Payroll for desktop to print paychecks
    Easily pay employees
    Enter employee hours and get instant, accurate paychecks. Use free direct deposit or print checks yourself.
  • Use QuickBooks Basic Payroll for desktop to automatically calculate taxes
    Be ready for tax time
    View automatic tax calculations, run reports for your accountant, and save time during tax season.

What you get with QuickBooks Payroll

Basic Payroll features

  • Instant paychecks for W-2 employees
  • Automatic tax calculations
  • Free direct deposit
  • Free live support from experts

Additional employer services

New to QuickBooks Payroll?

Basic Payroll features

  • Instant paychecks for W-2 employees
  • Automatic tax calculations
  • Free direct deposit
  • Free live support from experts

How it works

See how easy Payroll can be with QuickBooks

Choose your billing option

Simple Start
2055100
10 27 50
/mo
Save 50% for 3 months
+$2/employee per month
Simple Start
2055100
10 27 50
/mo
Save 50% for 3 months
+$2/employee per month

Frequently asked questions

Getting started

Paying employees

Direct deposit

Payroll taxes

Benefits and deductions

Security

Offer terms

*QuickBooks Desktop Basic Payroll offer valid for new QuickBooks Desktop Basic Payroll customers only. 20% off applies to the monthly service fee for QuickBooks Desktop Basic Payroll monthly billing only, and does not apply to the per employee fee. Discount applies to the first 6 months of service, starting at sign up. Staring at month 7, your account will be automatically charged at the then-current monthly service fee for QuickBooks Desktop Basic Payroll. First year discount on QuickBooks Desktop Basic Payroll annual billing applies to the annual service fee only, and does not apply to the per employee fee. Discount applies to the first year of service, starting at sign up. At renewal, your account will be automatically charged at the then-current monthly service fee for QuickBooks Desktop Basic Payroll. If you’ve selected to add payroll, each employee you pay is at a per employee cost at the stated rate.
This limited time offer is valid for new Intuit Payroll subscribers only and cannot be combined with other offers. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service and support 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 number of employees. Check stock sold separately. Plus sales tax where applicable. Basic Payroll subscriptions in QuickBooks requires QuickBooks 2017 and above (sold separately). See additional terms, conditions and limitations.
To take advantage of this special offer, you must purchase via this website. Requires QuickBooks 2017 and above (sold separately). Terms, conditions, features, service and support options are subject to change without notice.
Cancellation policy: You may cancel at any time. To cancel your Payroll subscription, sign in to your payroll account or call 866-729-2925.
Terms, conditions, pricing, special features, and service and support options subject to change without notice.