Before and after QuickBooks Payroll

Paying yourself correctly is a complex process, with many rules to follow.

QuickBooks Payroll is HMRC-recognised software that makes doing pay runs quick and easy. It gives entrepreneurs like you peace of mind so that you can focus on growing your business, without worrying about back-office admin.

Manage your payroll and business finances in one place

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The stress of getting it right

Even when you're just paying yourself, every payment has to be correct to the penny or you could find yourself facing penalties from HMRC.

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Complicated deductions

Paying yourself isn't as simple as transferring money into your personal bank account. It means calculating the correct amount of tax, pension contributions, and other payroll deductions.

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More systems, more confusion

Keeping payroll info in different places - like spreadsheets, HR apps, and post-it notes - could lead to confusion and costly errors, especially when your payroll info is not linked to your accounts.

Payroll: how QuickBooks can help

See how an entrepreneur like you could benefit from QuickBooks Payroll with our before and after snapshots. Our HMRC-recognised software gives you peace of mind, so you can focus on what you do best.

Read on to see how QuickBooks Payroll can help.

Before

Lots of manual input

Having to be at your desk when it’s time to run payroll can feel like a tie. It isn’t an efficient use of time and the need for multiple systems can lead to mistakes.

After

Run payroll anywhere, anytime

Our secure, cloud-based software helps you to be compliant and confidently pay yourself from any location, in just a few clicks. QuickBooks Payroll syncs seamlessly with your accounts, so your data is always up to date.1

Before

Payslips are a pain

Creating payslips with all the correct information is difficult. And hunting for previous payslips can be time-consuming.

After

Payslips are a breeze

Email or print your payslip in just a few clicks. You can also go to a self-serve portal to download past and current payslips whenever you need to.2

Before

You're in the dark

Running your payroll off a spreadsheet or manual ledger means that you can't see how it impacts your cash flow. And your online banking app might not give you a clear picture of your finances over the long term.

After

You're in the know

QuickBooks mirrors your bank account. This means that you can see money going in and out at a glance. Quickly see your net pay and deductions, and employee tax and national insurance costs. Budgeting is instantly quicker and easier when you have a clear view of your finances after payday.3

Before

Just getting by with spreadsheets

Maybe you’re using spreadsheets and ledgers because it takes time to learn to use new software. But doing payroll manually is time-consuming and may lead to mistakes.

After

Get set up, fast

QuickBooks Payroll guides you smoothly through set-up. Our award-winning support team is also on hand to help via web chat or phone, or you can check out our how-to blogs and videos.

Before

You're worried about complying with the law

Paying yourself correctly can be difficult sometimes. And if you get it wrong, you could face HMRC penalties. Or it could lead to inconsistencies in your self-assessment at the end of the year.

After

Compliance made easy

With QuickBooks Payroll, your tax code is automatically updated. We're HMRC-recognised and submitting a pay run is quick and easy. Relax knowing we’re up to date with all of HMRC’s changes to help you be compliant.

Before

Pension...one more thing to worry about

You need to plan for retirement. But calculating contributions and submitting details to your pension provider is time-consuming. How will you know you’ve got it right?

After

Let us take care of pension auto-enrolment

Think of QuickBooks Payroll as the world’s fastest administrative assistant. QuickBooks Payroll can assess and then automatically enrol you onto a pension scheme, saving you time. We’ll also calculate your contributions and can automatically submit details to Nest, Smart Pension, The People’s Pension, NOW and Aviva.4

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With QuickBooks Payroll, there's no commitment and you can cancel anytime.

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[1] Based on an August 2020 survey of QuickBooks active subscribers, 82% of respondents who state they use QB for payroll and that they previously used spreadsheets agree or strongly agree they feel more confident running their payroll with QuickBooks. [2] Based on an August 2020 survey of QuickBooks active subscribers, 87% of respondents who state they use QB for payroll and that they previously used spreadsheets agree or strongly agree QuickBooks helps them save time by managing payroll and finances together [3] Based on an August 2020 survey of QuickBooks active subscribers, 87% of respondents who state they use QB for payroll and that they previously used spreadsheets agree or strongly agree QuickBooks helps them save time by managing payroll and finances together. [4] Some pension schemes accessed by QuickBooks Advanced Payroll only.

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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. 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 one month 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. 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 one month 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.

Receive 50% off the current monthly subscription price for QuickBooks Standard or QuickBooks Advanced Payroll for the first 6 months of service, starting from the date of enrollment, followed by the then monthly price. Your account will automatically be charged on a monthly basis for the subscription fee and for all pay runs processed in the previous month, until you cancel. You must select the Buy Now option and will not receive a one month 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. Terms, conditions, features, pricing, service and support are subject to change without notice. All prices shown exclude VAT.

Greater savings over a 6 month period can be found by reviewing our promotion price on the website – please visit here for our latest promotion: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/uk/pricing/

QuickBooks Advanced Payroll allows you to automatically submit information to the following pension providers: NEST, The Peoples Pension, Smart Pensions, Aviva and NOW:Pensions

Free onboarding sessions are offered to all newly subscribed customers and trialists, excluding customers on our QuickBooks Self-Employed product. We offer 1 session per customer and reserve the right to remove this offering at anytime. Invitations are sent via email and in product messaging once sign up has been completed. A link will be included in the messaging for you to book in a session using our calendar tool.

Mileage tracking is available on QuickBooks Self-Employed and QuickBooks Online on iOS and Android only.

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. To inquire further about the bulk-pricing discount offer, please call 0808 168 9533.

*QuickBooks UK have temporarily changed our support hours due to the mandated travel and office restrictions. Please see temporary customer support opening times:

  • QuickBooks Online Phone – Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm.
  • QuickBooks Online Live Messaging – Monday to Friday 8am to 12am, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 8pm.
  • QuickBooks Self Employed Live Messaging – Monday to Friday 7am to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 8pm.

'Save around 8 hours a month' based on respondents new to QuickBooks; Intuit survey June 2016.

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