Time tracking and scheduling for franchises and chains

Say goodbye to messy paper time cards for good. QuickBooks Time makes it simple to track time and manage your teams.

Try free for 30 days*. No credit card required.

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Job costing
Job costing

Labor is a major expense for every franchise business. Get a jump on job costing by tracking labor expenses accurately.

Team management.
Crew management

Easily manage your crews. Track jobs, overtime hours, paid time off, and emergency and after-hours calls, even for temporary workers.

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Painless payroll

Shave hours off the payroll process by eliminating manual time entry. Sync time with QuickBooks Payroll or another payroll solution.

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Seamless integrations

Seamlessly export employee time from QuickBooks Time to your existing software and operating systems, for valuable financial insights.

Features franchisers love

Mobile time cards

Throw out your messy paper time card system. Employees can clock in and out remotely, from any device.

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GPS location tracking

Use location data to show managers where crews are working, better coordinate teams, and allocate resources efficiently.

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Job and shift scheduling

Easily create, manage, and edit schedules inside QuickBooks Time. Instantly update employees when their schedules change.

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Time Clock Kiosk

Get tablet-based time clock software that goes wherever work takes you. Employees use four-digit PINs to clock in and out and take breaks.

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How to track and schedule your franchises

Tracking time, building schedules, and managing your crew has never been easier. QuickBooks Time makes it simple to track accurate employee time for accurate billing and payroll. Robust scheduling software and GPS tracking allow admins to manage teams in multiple locations with ease. Ready to start saving time and money? Here’s how to get started: 

  1. Start a free 14-day trial of QuickBooks Time–no credit card required.
  2. Invite your teams to start using QuickBooks Time to track time.
  3. Add jobs or connect with QuickBooks to sync customers.
  4. Open the Who’s Working window to see who’s on the clock and what they’re working on.
  5. Build, edit, and share new jobs and employee schedules from any device.
  6. Use accurate employee time data to run payroll and send invoices.
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Who uses QuickBooks Time?

Thousands of businesses around the world use QuickBooks Time to track and manage employee time for payroll, invoicing, and labor costing. Millions of employees clock in and out using QuickBooks Time each day. Franchisers love using QuickBooks Time to manage their crews across multiple locations and save time and money running payroll. QuickBooks Time is a great fit for franchises and chains across industries.

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Sharon Green
My admins love it because it‘s taking them so much less time to run payroll in QuickBooks. And we can make better decisions with accurate job costing now.
Sharon Green, Paul Davis of Asheville
Shelley Barck
QuickBooks Time has drastically reduced the amount of time it takes us to run payroll.…I‘d estimate it has cut our payroll down by four or five hours per pay period.
Shelley Barck, Rainbow International Restoration of Des Moines
Michael Spoerhase
QuickBooks Time is ideal for us, as it allows us to customize different job descriptions. This is important for us, as we use this to pull reports for Workman‘s Comp Annual Audits from our carrier.
Michael Spoerhase, SERVPRO of Salem West

Why QuickBooks Time for franchises and chains

QuickBooks Time is the top-rated time tracking and team management software on Apps.com. And it has over 20,000 five-star reviews across G2Crowd, Capterra, and Software Advice. Thousands of franchisers and chain managers turn to QuickBooks Time for a robust time tracking and scheduling solution.


Most franchises receive 20% off!

QuickBooks Time loves franchises! Our team will reach out within two business days to help you complete your account setup.

Plans starting at


per active user, per month
+ $20 base fee per month
Unlimited users
Reflects standard pricing
Free for 14 days. No credit card required.
See the difference QuickBooks Time can make in your franchise

Try free for 30 days*. No credit card required.

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