Payroll software for PC

Choose online payroll software used by 1.4 million people around the world.¹

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All the features you need to manage payroll

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Auto Payroll

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

auto payroll pc

Auto Payroll

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

taxt penalty protection

Tax penalty protection

Payroll Elite subscribers get tax penalty protection. We’ll work with the IRS to resolve filing errors and pay penalties up to $25,000. That’s coverage you won’t find anywhere else.

Learn more about tax penalty protection

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Payroll support


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

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Payroll reports

Take a closer look at your company’s finances with over 15 customizable payroll reports. Create and download reports for cash flow, timesheet activity, and more—all from your PC.

File Taxes

Automated taxes and forms


QuickBooks generates automatic payroll tax calculations on every paycheck and monitors and updates federal and state taxes for you. File payroll taxes yourself, or we’ll file them for you at no extra cost.

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Payroll that’s perfect for you

Small businesses face a lot of challenges. Running payroll doesn’t have to be one of them.Our payroll software for PCs saves you time by automating repetitive tasks and ensuring your payroll and taxes are accurate. QuickBooks Payroll also helps you manage timesheets, pay your team, and more.

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Offer employee benefits that matter

Get access to a full suite of employee services that you can manage from your account. Offer workers’ comp through Next, or access affordable health benefits through our partner, SimplyInsured. Payments auto deduct with each payroll run, so you know you’re always covered.**

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Why use QuickBooks Payroll for PC?

QuickBooks makes PC and Windows security number one whether you use our desktop payroll software or online payroll solution. Get multi-factor authentication and state-of-the-art encryption technologies. Avoid surprises and use powerful reporting dashboards to monitor your bank account transactions.

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?
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