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Payroll services for one employee

Trust your payroll to QuickBooks, the No. 1 payroll provider for small businesses.1

Payroll that pays off

Auto Payroll
Auto Payroll

Auto Payroll

Automate repetitive payroll tasks, and get more time back for the work only you can do.** Turn on Auto Payroll, and you’re done in just 5 minutes.2
Direct deposit
Direct deposit

Direct deposit

Keep cash in your account longer, and issue paychecks at your pace with direct deposit at no additional cost.**Explore direct deposit
US-based support
US-based support

US-based support

Call us Monday-Saturday, or get answers to your payroll questions 24/7 through our online chat. We’ll get you on your way to payroll perfection.**Learn more about US-based support
Automated tax payments
Automated tax payments

Automated tax payments

Take the stress out of tax season. We calculate, file, and pay your federal and state payroll taxes automatically.**
Trusted time tracking
Trusted time tracking

Trusted time tracking

Track projects, approve employee work hours, and view everything in QuickBooks. Then run payroll right from your phone.**Learn more about time trackingLearn more about time tracking

Setting up payroll for one employee

Even with just one employee, you’ll still need a lot of tax and financial information to get payroll up and running. From bank account details and W-2s to tax ID numbers and IRS filing schedules, having everything organized in one place can help you stay compliant. Get QuickBooks’ expert support to access help setting up your payroll, paying your employee, and taking care of taxes.**

Run payroll automatically

Whether you’re running payroll for one employee or 100 employees, payroll can take up a lot of your day. QuickBooks Auto Payroll helps you relax, knowing your payroll is accurate and on time. Your payroll is done in minutes. Turn on auto notifications and never miss a deadline.**

Why use QuickBooks Payroll for one employee?

When you’re running a small business, it’s important to invest in tools that get you closer to your goals. QuickBooks Payroll goes beyond paychecks to help you manage your finances. With over 15 customizable payroll reports, you can view payroll tax deductions, bank transactions, total payroll costs, and more. Real-time data means it’s easy to make smarter decisions for your business.

Choose the payroll plan that works for you

Simple Start
Cover the basics—easily pay your team and have your payroll taxes done for you.
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
  • Next-day direct deposit
Simple Start
Manage your team and perfect payday with powerful tools and services.
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
  • 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