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How to set up your employer details in QuickBooks Standard Payroll

A step-by-step guide to setting up your business in QuickBooks Online Standard Payroll.

Before you start:
You will need your company information, HMRC Gateway credentials, accounts office and PAYE reference.

Benefits include

  • Get a simple solution to payroll needs.
  • Be ready to add your first employee.
  • Add your details so you can submit records to HMRC.

Step-by-step guide

Step 1 of 4

  • Select the Payroll tab to choose your payroll plan. Click Choose your plan and select Standard Payroll.
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Step 2 of 4

  • Click Let’s go from your Payroll dashboard.
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Step 3 of 4

  • Fill in the following fields in the 4-step wizard
    • Your registered business name and address.
    • How often do you pay your employees and on which date.
    • How you want to assess employees for a workplace pension.
    • If you qualify for Employment Allowance.
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Step 4 of 4

  • Don’t forget to add your HMRC gateway credentials:
    • Go to the company cog at the top right hand corner, select Accounts and Settings and then select payroll.
    • Fill in your online filing and HMRC reference settings.
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