Payroll services for one employee

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

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Payroll that pays off

Auto Payroll

Auto Payroll

Set payroll to run automatically and get notifications so you're always in control.**

Auto Payroll

Auto Payroll

Set payroll to run automatically and get notifications so you're always in control.**

Direct deposit

Direct deposit

Keep cash in your account longer and pay your team fast with direct deposit, at no additional cost.**

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US-based support

Payroll support

Need help, troubleshooting assistance, or tips? Call a payroll specialist or chat online.**

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

Manage time and projects, approve timesheets, and run payroll right from your phone.**



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Set up payroll for 1 employee

Stay compliant by gathering your employee's tax and financial info, such as W-2, tax ID number, and IRS filing schedule. If you need help getting set up, reach out to a QuickBooks expert.**

Female business owner sitting at desk with an auto payroll message indicating her team will get paid on Nov. 15.

Run payroll automatically

Whether you’re running payroll for a single employee or a team of 100, Auto Payroll simplifies payroll so you can relax. Turn on auto notifications and never miss a thing.**

Business owners look over paperwork with a payroll report overlay from QuickBooks payroll.

Why use QuickBooks Payroll for one employee?

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.

Pick the plan that’s right for you

Payroll Core
Pay your team and get payroll taxes done for you. Time not included.
$45
$2250/mo
+$6/employee/mo


Take care of payday
Full-service payroll
We’ll calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes for you and more.
Includes automated taxes & forms
Auto Payroll
Run Auto Payroll for salaried employees on direct deposit. Review, approve, or edit payroll before payday.**
1099 E-File & Pay
Create and e-file unlimited 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC forms.
Next-day direct deposit
Offer fast direct deposit for your team.
Expert product support
Get step-by-step help, troubleshooting assistance, tips, and resources via phone or chat.**
Take care of your team
Employee portal
Your team can access their pay stubs and W-2s and enter their personal, direct deposit, and tax info online or in app.**
Health benefits for your team
Offer affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance packages by Allstate Health Solutions.**
401(k) plans
Access affordable retirement plans by Guideline that sync with QuickBooks Payroll.**
Workers’ comp administration
Save money and get coverage for on-the-job injuries with a policy by NEXT.**
Payroll Premium
Streamline payday and access HR. Includes Time Premium.

$80
$40/mo
+$8/employee/mo


Take care of payday
Full-service payroll
We’ll calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes for you and more.
Includes automated taxes & forms
Auto Payroll
Run Auto Payroll for salaried employees on direct deposit. Review, approve, or edit payroll before payday.**
1099 E-File & Pay
Create and e-file unlimited 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC forms.
Same-day direct deposit
Pay employees faster, for free. Submit payroll up to the morning of payday.
24/7 expert product support
Get troubleshooting assistance, tips, and resources from payroll support experts by phone, chat, or video.**
Expert review
An expert will review your payroll setup for you.**
Take care of your team
Employee portal
Your team can access their pay stubs and W-2s and enter their personal, direct deposit, and tax info online or in app.**
Health benefits for your team
Offer affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance packages by Allstate Health Solutions.**
401(k) plans
Access affordable retirement plans by Guideline that sync with QuickBooks Payroll.**
Workers’ comp administration
Save money and get coverage for on-the-job injuries with a policy by NEXT.**
HR support center
Mineral Inc offers customized job descriptions and best practices on everything from hiring to performance.**
Track your team’s time
Includes Time Premium
Track, submit, and approve time from anywhere
Track time and attendance
Mobile app with GPS
See who’s working
Payroll Elite
Access on-demand experts and tax protection. Includes Time Elite.
$125
$6250/mo
+$10/employee/mo


Take care of payday
Full-service payroll
We’ll calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes for you and more.
Includes automated taxes & forms
Auto Payroll
Run Auto Payroll for salaried employees on direct deposit. Review, approve, or edit payroll before payday.**
1099 E-File & Pay
Create and e-file unlimited 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC forms.
Same-day direct deposit
Pay employees faster, for free. Submit payroll up to the morning of payday.
24/7 expert product support
Get troubleshooting assistance, tips, and resources from payroll support experts by phone, chat, or video.**
Expert setup
A payroll expert will complete your setup for you.**
Tax penalty protection
We’ll pay up to $25,000 if you receive a payroll tax penalty.**
Personal HR advisor
Get professional help on critical HR issues and custom handbooks and policies, powered by Mineral, Inc.**
Take care of your team
Employee portal
Your team can access their pay stubs and W-2s and enter their personal, direct deposit, and tax info online or in app.**
Health benefits for your team
Offer affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance packages by Allstate Health Solutions.**
401(k) plans
Access affordable retirement plans by Guideline that sync with QuickBooks Payroll.**
Workers’ comp administration
Save money and get coverage for on-the-job injuries with a policy by NEXT.**
HR support center
Mineral Inc offers customized job descriptions and best practices on everything from hiring to performance.**
Track your team’s time
Includes Time Elite
Combine project management with time tracking for more insights into how your team is working.
Track projects and time
Mobile app with GPS
See who’s working
Geofencing
Project management tools
How can we help?
Talk to sales 1-877-202-0537

Monday - Friday, 5 AM to 6 PM PT

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