About QuickBooks Payroll

QuickBooks Payroll is a complete payroll management platform for small businesses that provides companies with complete control over their employee salary calculations and labor hours. The payroll solution incorporates an internal calculator which automatically assesses tax returns based on the amount of employee hours entered.

QuickBooks Payroll lets users enter the salaries and hours of employees, then allocates staff wages to their linked accounts. Full tax reports can also be viewed and return payments are automatically calculated and can be processed within a matter of seconds. Tax returns can be managed based on geographical location to abide by state employment laws.

All data entered into QuickBooks Payroll is completely transparent and users can view real-time reports which can be exported to Excel spreadsheets. The complete backend dashboard is optimised for mobile devices giving users the ability to control payroll operations whilst out of office. Once logged in, QuickBooks Payroll lets users add, edit and execute payment tasks, and generates notifications for important updates.

Key benefits of QuickBooks Payroll

• QuickBooks Payroll fully automates tax calculations for employee paychecks, and monitors local, state, and federal taxes for updates.

• The online employee portal allows employees to view their W-2s and pay stubs at any time.

• Self-service payroll lets users prepare and file their own tax forms, and QuickBooks Payroll also offers a full service option which provides US-based support for state and federal forms and payments.

• Payroll can be run as many times as required with no extra fees, and users can create additional checks and bonuses outside of regularly scheduled payroll.

• Native iOS and Android mobile apps allow users to create paychecks, electronically pay taxes and file forms, pay workers, receive reminders, view paycheck histories, and more from anywhere.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

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Multiple payment options are supported by QuickBooks Payroll
All federal and state tax information can be managed
Electronic signature allows users to securely sign tax documents
Users can control the frequency at which payroll is run, employee salaries and hourly wages
Overall payroll costs and payment types are visualized before payroll is submitted
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QuickBooks Payroll screenshot: Multiple payment options are supported by QuickBooks Payroll QuickBooks Payroll screenshot: All federal and state tax information can be managed QuickBooks Payroll screenshot: Electronic signature allows users to securely sign tax documents QuickBooks Payroll screenshot: Users can control the frequency at which payroll is run, employee salaries and hourly wages QuickBooks Payroll screenshot: Overall payroll costs and payment types are visualized before payroll is submitted

Features

Total features of QuickBooks Payroll: 62

  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Approval Process Control
  • Benefits Management
  • Bonus Management
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • COBRA Administration
  • Check Printing
  • Compensation Management
  • Compensation Statements
  • Contractor Management
  • Deduction Management
  • Direct Deposit
  • Disability Insurance Administration
  • Electronic Submission
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Portal
  • Employee Profiles
  • Employee Reward Programs
  • FMLA Administration
  • Forms Management
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Historical Reporting
  • Incentive Management
  • Labor Forecasting
  • Learning & Development
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Currency
  • Multi-State
  • Onboarding
  • Organisational Charting
  • Payroll Management
  • Payroll Reporting
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • QuickBooks Integration
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-time Updates
  • Receipt Management
  • Recruitment Management
  • Reimbursement Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Salary History
  • Self Service Portal
  • Skills Tracking
  • Succession Planning
  • Tax Compliance
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Clock
  • Time Off Management
  • Timesheet Management
  • Training Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • W-2 Preparation
  • Wage Garnishment
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5
(597)
Value for Money
4.4/5
Features
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Support
4.4/5

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Joanne R.
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  • Industry: Consumer Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

A useful tool for money

Reviewed on 1/4/2021

very god

very god

Pros

This is a good product easy to use for advantage person

Cons

Maybe more online instructions would be good

Paul B.
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Quickbooks Online Payroll

Reviewed on 26/3/2020

The software continues to be very efficient and provides ease of use. However, the confidence I...

The software continues to be very efficient and provides ease of use. However, the confidence I have in customer service is what makes me stick with this software and not look elsewhere for an alternative.

Pros

Ease of implementation and constant guidance available from customer service to resolve any issue. Also the ability to access and run payroll from any device that can reach the internet provides so much productivity.

Cons

The Elite payroll service seems so restrictive. I cannot access many of the settings or execute many of the functions that I could through the Core payroll service. To change these settings I need to go through customer service, which was very confusing and frustrating during the implementation of the payroll service.

Gethsun M.
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  • Industry: Oil & Energy
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

QuickBooks Review

Reviewed on 14/3/2021

Quickbooks will make a great choice for a small-medium size business as an introductory software...

Quickbooks will make a great choice for a small-medium size business as an introductory software for managing purchases, accounting, and financials.

Pros

Customizable reports
Pricing controls feature
Real-time financial tools and advanced tools to manage employees & payments.

Cons

Absence of vital reports outside accounting & finance.

Lack of industry & business-specific features like tracking/e-commerce and tracking

Kimberly P.
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  • Industry: Accounting
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Quickbooks Payroll don't be fooled

Reviewed on 29/12/2020

If you have a simple payroll this is not a terrible product. If you have employees in multiple...

If you have a simple payroll this is not a terrible product. If you have employees in multiple states, I would not recommend.

Pros

The integration with Quickbooks online was a key factor. It is also very easy to use once the setup is complete.

Cons

The customer service is non-existent. I have a client that uses the full service payroll, and if there is an error where Quickbooks is at fault, it is impossible to ever get them to pay for the error, they will admit the responsibility, but they will not pay for the responsibility. The customer service is tiered so you never speak to a decision maker even when the error is a significant dollar amount. I had this issue in two cases. 1. Quickbooks processed a duplicate payroll costing my client $15,000+ and despite full documentation that they were responsible, they would not pay for the error. 2. I set up a new client on full service payroll with employees in the state of Nevada. QB did not support filing one of the taxes required for the state. They did not disclose this and admitted that they did not disclose at the beginning nor did they prompt the client to file the return when it came due. Quickbooks did take responsibility for the error by admitting it, but they would not take responsibility for the taxes and penalties.

Luke G.
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  • Industry: Accounting
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

An Industry-Leader & Solid Product

Reviewed on 12/1/2021

Overall, the experience has been positive but I am unsure about the current trends and future

Overall, the experience has been positive but I am unsure about the current trends and future

Pros

Name recognition; ease of access & availability to our firm and also the clients; and familiarity of the product.

Cons

The overall cost to use the product, largely due to always-increasing subscription prices, is the primary downside to using QuickBooks Payroll, or any Intuit/QuickBooks product.

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QuickBooks Payroll FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for QuickBooks Payroll.

QuickBooks Payroll offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$35.00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Payroll only: Self Service Payroll: $17.50/month for the first three months ($35/month thereafter) + $4/employee/month. Full Service Payroll: $40/month for the first three months ($80/month thereafter) + $4/employee/month. Payroll with QuickBooks Simple Start: Self Service Payroll: $27/month for the first three months ($55/month thereafter) + $4/employee/month. Full Service Payroll: $50/month for the first three months ($100/month thereafter) + $4/employee/month.

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QuickBooks Payroll has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200

QuickBooks Payroll supports the following languages:

English

QuickBooks Payroll supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

QuickBooks Payroll integrates with the following applications:

QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quickbooks Online

QuickBooks Payroll offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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