Intuit Payroll Services

Pay employees easily in QuickBooks with Intuit Assisted Payroll.

From getting you set up to handling your payroll taxes, Intuit makes sure your payroll and employees are taken care of. Get a free payroll quote today.

$65.40  / month

Paychecks done fast

Just enter your hours in QuickBooks, review, and approve your payroll and pay your employees.

Error free gaurantee

Intuit will take care of your payroll tax payments and filings for you – accurate and on-time.

See payroll in QuickBooks

With your payroll data all in one spot, you can save time and keep your payroll simple.

How Intuit Payroll works

  • Guided payroll setup
    Intuit’s payroll experts will help you get set up and answer any questions you might have.
  • Pick paycheck preferences
    Choose free direct deposit, printed checks, or both—whatever you prefer.
  • Start running payroll
    Sign into QuickBooks and enter the hours your employees worked. When you’re done, run payroll.
  • Intuit handles your taxes
    Don’t sweat quarter and year-end filings, we take care of all the tax stuff for you.

Why you'll love QuickBooks payroll services

Free live U.S.-based support

  • Our payroll experts can guide you step-by-step through the payroll setup and answer any questions you have along the way.

Free direct deposit

  • Pay your employees directly to their bank account or a Turbo℠ Pay Prepaid Visa® Card.

Workforce employee portal

  • Secure and easy online access for employees to view pay stubs and W-2’s.

Error-free guarantee

  • Intuit will file your tax forms and payments, resolve filing errors, and pay any penalty fees.

Includes advanced features for payroll

  • Get detailed reporting, online new employee self setup, and integrated time tracking through the optional TSheets by Quickbooks add-on.

Less than the cost of outsourcing

  • Get the benefits of full service payroll at a lower cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to be able to use QuickBooks Desktop Payroll?
You will need to have QuickBooks Pro, Premier, or Enterprise 2017 or newer. The federal government requires every person or company paying wages to have an Employer Identification Number (EIN). Employers must include it on all federal forms and returns. You can apply for an EIN at the following IRS Web site. You’ll also need Internet access to automatically download the latest payroll tax rates.

Can I switch to QuickBooks Desktop Payroll anytime?
Yes. However, if you’ve already paid employees this year, you’ll need to enter your year-to-date payroll history to ensure the calculations are correct. If you subscribe to Assisted Payroll, one of our payroll experts will guide you through the set-up process.

Does QuickBooks Desktop Payroll handle both hourly and salaried employees?
Yes. QuickBooks Desktop payroll covers both hourly and salaried employees.

What about bonuses, commissions, and overtime?
QuickBooks Desktop Payroll handles all of these, plus many other wage types.

How do I pay my employees?
Just enter your employees’ hours, and QuickBooks Desktop Payroll will calculate paychecks, subtracting payroll taxes and deductions. Then print paychecks instantly, or use our convenient Direct Deposit.
You can also pay groups of employees on different days. For example, you may pay salaried employees monthly, while paying hourly employees weekly.

Can I pay contractors and produce 1099s?
Yes. You can pay both regular employees and independent contractors with QuickBooks Desktop Payroll.

Can I pay employees using direct deposit?
Yes. With Intuit’s direct deposit, you can deposit pay into U.S. bank accounts. You can always add or remove an employee, or edit their banking information as needed. You can also choose to pay some employees by direct deposit and others by check. You must send direct deposit transactions to us by 5:00 PM PT two business banking days before the paycheck date. You can deposit paychecks into up to two different accounts per employee.

How much does direct deposit cost?
Direct deposit is free for W-2 employees with your Payroll subscription. However, there is an additional cost for 1099 contractors.