Payroll & Auto-enrolment | Small Business Accounting Software
Payroll software that fits every business
Easy-to-use payroll software that takes the hassle out of managing payroll by calculating your employees' take home pay, providing professional payslips and more. Add it to your existing QuickBooks subscription or sign up today.
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QuickBooks Online Standard Payroll
Start payday the simple way
You don't have to be an expert to manage your company's payroll. Our software has been designed with small businesses in mind. QuickBooks Standard Payroll works best for businesses with simple payroll needs and takes the hassle out of the entire process.
Speed through every pay run
Save time and improve efficiency with software that covers all the basics.
Everything in one place
Get your payroll sorted alongside your other business accounts - all in QuickBooks.
Calculations you can count on
Let us do the sums – from overtime and bonus payments, to PAYE, NI and pension contributions.
Total peace of mind
No more non-compliance fines. Our software auto-updates in line with HMRC requirements.
Award winning support
Access video tutorials and webinars to get you started or get help from our UK-based team.
QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll
Manage every payroll challenge
Power through payroll with super-charged software. The complete payroll solution for complex payroll needs.
Your one-stop shop
Handle payroll alongside your business finances and automatically and seamlessly configure your chart of accounts. No need for additional software.
Access for Employees
No more chasing timesheets, sending out payslips, or processing leave requests or expense claims. Employees can enter their own data through the portal and mobile app.
Choose to apply time-saving rules; then make your own amendments. Separate directors' pay from other employees’ or post journals for multiple locations into different accounts.
Assess your workforce and manage auto enrolment contributions. Automatically submit information to a pension provider and even trigger Direct Debit payments.
Multiple pay days
QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll supports multiple pay schedules, from weekly to annual. You can print or email payslips for employees.
Handy HR features
Create rotas and assign them to employees. They can enter their timesheets and request days off, ready for approval.
Meet all your maternity, paternity and statutory sick payments and workplace pensions obligations. You can also opt in to CIS, salary sacrifice schemes and court order deductions.
Know where you stand
Log in at any time for a real-time view of your payroll. Get instant updates after each pay run with an automatic email with one of 30 off-the-peg payroll reports.
Get started with QuickBooks Payroll
If you already have a QuickBooks subscription, adding Payroll couldn't be easier - just follow the steps below. If you're not using QuickBooks yet, .
or sign in to QuickBooks
Click on Employees tab
Select your Payroll plan
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There's a plan whatever your business needs
Need multiple accounts? Call us on 0808 168 4246.
Frequently asked questions
Does QuickBooks offer a payroll service? I’m not sure how to do payroll.
No, but our intuitive payroll software make it easy for you to be your own payroll manager. The software automatically calculates your employees' take-home pay, factoring in their auto enrolment contributions, National Insurance deductions and tax. If you need it, our a step-by-step guides to the process, our how-to videos and webinars are here to help.
Will I need to do the calculations for staff on different hourly rates?
No. With QuickBooks Payroll you don’t need to worry about how to work out hourly pay. Just enter each employee’s rate and the number of hours worked and our built-in pay calculator will do the rest. With Advanced Payroll software employees can even enter their hours into timesheets, ready for approval, making payroll management even easier.
Will I need to get separate payslip software?
No, payslips can be created for every employee in both QuickBooks Payroll products. Simply print them off or email them to members of staff.
What the difference between HMRC’s free payroll software and the QuickBooks payroll system?
Free software is available from a range of suppliers, but these only offer basic features (such as payroll tax) and are only suitable if you have a very small number of employees. If you're looking for payroll software with more features and that's linked to your online accounting system, check out QuickBooks Payroll.
Should I go for QuickBooks Standard or Advanced Payroll?
It depends on your needs. Look at our list of features to decide which is best for your business.
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QuickBooks Making Tax Digital for VAT software is available to all QuickBooks Simple Start, Essential and Plus subscribers. Use of QuickBooks MTD for VAT software and bridging software must be aligned with HMRC's eligibility requirements and includes additional set up between the small business and HMRC.
QuickBooks MTD software currently supports Standard, Cash and Flat Rate schemes. QuickBooks Bridging Software supports Standard and Cash schemes. Annual submissions are not currently supported but will be coming soon. Businesses whose home currency is not GBP are currently not supported.
Receive a 50% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Simple Start or 50% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Essentials or 50% discount off the current monthly price for QuickBooks Online Plus for the first 6 months of service, starting from date of enrolment, followed by the then current monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option and will not receive a 30-day trial. Offer valid for new QuickBooks Online customers only. No limit on the number of subscriptions ordered. You can cancel at any time by calling 0808 168 9533. Discount cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers, such as the Movemybooks service. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.
Receive a 50% discount off the current monthly subscription price for the first 6 months of service starting from the date you subscribe for the service. In order to obtain the discount you need to select the Buy Now option and will not receive the free 30 days trial offer. After the first 6 months, your account will be charged on a monthly basis at the then current price until you cancel. The above discount offer is available only to new QuickBooks Self-Employed customers and cannot be combined with any other QuickBooks Online offers.
1QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll introductory offer will end at 23:59 on 25th November 2019. Receive QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll for £1 per paid employee per month until the 5th April 2020, starting from the date of signup. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis for all payruns processed in the previous month. Offer available to all customers with an active subscription QuickBooks Simple Start, Essentials or Plus who sign up to QuickBooks Online Advanced Payroll before the offer end date on 25th November 2019. After the 5th April 2020, your account will be charged on a monthly basis at a rate of £8/ month subscription fee + £1 per paid employee per month until you cancel. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice.
2QuickBooks Advanced Payroll allows you to automatically submit information to the following pension providers: NEST, The Peoples Pension, Smart Pensions, Aviva and NOW:Pensions
3Mileage tracking is available on QuickBooks Self-Employed Android and iOS and the QuickBooks Online App on iOS
These terms apply to QuickBooks UK customers only. Bulk-pricing discount offer is valid only if you are signing up for more than one QuickBooks Online subscription with each order. View terms and conditions for multiple accounts pricing here. To inquire further about the bulk-pricing discount offer, please call 0808 168 4246.
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