Intuit Full Service Payroll

Prosper with accurate and automated payroll services

Control and flexibility.

Features that support your needs

Tax penalty protection†

Tax penalty protection

Get peace of mind knowing QuickBooks will resolve your filing errors and pay up to $25,000 if they receive a payroll tax penalty.

Same-day direct deposit

Help clients hold on to cash longer with same-day direct deposit for employees.**

Save money and time

Reduce expenses with automated payroll and time tracking on the go.**

Help clients recruit and retain top talent

Offer additional integrated services from within QuickBooks Online Payroll—HR solutions, health benefits, and 401(k) plans—with single login anytime, anywhere.

Reduce liability and save time

With automated taxes and forms, your clients’ federal and state payroll taxes are calculated, filed, and paid automatically.

QuickBooks Online Payroll
subscriptions that fit your needs

Feature Core Premium Elite
Retail price $45/mo + $4/employee/mo $75/mo + $8/employee/mo $125/mo + $10/employee/mo
Additional state filing (single state filing included) $12 fee add on per additional state $12 fee add on per additional state Unlimited states included
Full-service payroll (automated taxes and forms) Federal, state, year-end filings Federal, state, local, year-end filings Federal, state, local, year-end filings
Auto payroll
Direct deposit Next day Same day Same day
1099 e-file and pay
Health benefits (powered by SimplyInsured)
Product support Support experts available via phone and chat Support experts available via phone and chat 24/7 support experts available via phone and chat
401(k) plans (provided and administered by Guideline)
Mobile time tracking** QuickBooks Time Premium QuickBooks Time Elite
Flexible setup /employee onboarding Self-serve Self-serve + expert review Self-serve + expert setup
HR support HR support center HR support center + HR advisor
Manage garnishments and deductions
Fast unlimited payroll runs
Calculate paychecks and taxes
Payroll reports
Workforce portal
State new-hire reporting
Grant user permissions
Workers’ comp administration (powered by AP Intego) $5 administration fee add on/mo Administration fee included Administration fee included
Available in all 50 states
Filing guarantee Intuit Guarantee Intuit Guarantee Intuit Guarantee + tax penalty protection†


Tax penalty protection: Only QuickBooks Online Payroll Elite users are eligible to receive tax penalty protection. If you receive a tax notice and send it to us within 15- days of the tax notice we will cover the payroll tax penalty, up to $25,000. Additional conditions and restrictions apply.


Same-day direct deposit: Available to QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite users. Payroll processed before 7 AM PT shall arrive the same business day (excluding weekends and holidays). Requires setup of direct deposit and bank verification. Same-day direct deposit may be subject to eligibility criteria. Deposit delays may vary because of third party delays, risk reviews, or issues beyond Intuit’s control. Same-day direct deposit available only for employees.

Time tracking: The QuickBooks Time mobile app works with iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets. Devices sold separately; data plan required. Data access is subject to cellular/internet provider network availability. GPS tracking requires cell service and that users set their location settings to “Always” in order to click-in and track time using the mobile app. Not all features are available on the mobile apps and mobile browser. QuickBooks Time mobile access is included with your QuickBooks Online Payroll Premium and Elite subscription at no additional cost.