Payroll software for trucking businesses

More than 10,000 transportation small businesses use QuickBooks Payroll.1

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All the features you need to manage trucking payroll

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Manage labor costs

When you run a trucking company, you have to stay on top of driver and vehicle expenses. Keep tabs on labor costs, and view costs by fleet, driver, and more, so you’ll always know how your business is doing.

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Manage labor costs

When you run a trucking company, you have to stay on top of driver and vehicle expenses. Keep tabs on labor costs, and view costs by fleet, driver, and more, so you’ll always know how your business is doing.

direct deposit.

Tackle payroll taxes

Set up payroll, and we’ll calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes automatically. All plans come with full-service payroll, including automated taxes and forms.**

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Trusted time tracking

Drivers can clock in or out anywhere, on any device. GPS tracking makes it easy to see who’s working and where.**

Explore time tracking

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Tax penalty protection

With tax penalty protection, we’ll resolve filing errors and pay penalties up to $25,000. We deal directly with the IRS so that you don’t have to.

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Same-day direct deposit

Make your drivers happy and keep money in your pocket longer with same-day direct deposit. Submit payroll up to 7 AM PT payday morning to have funds withdrawn that day.**

Explore direct deposit

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Workers’ comp

Help protect your transportation company and drivers with workers’ comp powered by Next. Stay compliant and never miss a payment with automated, pay-as-you-go premiums.**


Explore worker’s comp

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Customizable payroll reports

Take a closer look at your company’s finances and get the information you need with customizable payroll reports. Create and download reports for cash flow, contractor payments, multiple worksites, timesheet activity, and more—all from your dashboard.

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Payroll for truck drivers made easy

When your drivers are spread out across the country and don’t always work set hours, payroll processing can be challenging. But QuickBooks makes payday easy. Get automatic local, state, and federal tax calculations on every paycheck. Drivers can even view their pay stubs online.** Even tax time is a breeze—automatically generate W-2s and prepare contractor 1099s in one place.

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Why use QuickBooks Online Payroll for trucking companies?

Trucking companies are complex, so it’s important to choose a payroll system you trust to simplify things. QuickBooks lets you run real-time workers’ comp and tax reports showing what you’ve paid and what you owe over any date range. And with tax penalty protection, you don’t have to worry about fees or filing errors.

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

Frequently asked questions

How can we help?
Talk to sales 1-877-202-0537

Monday - Friday, 5 AM to 6 PM PT

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