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Intuit Enhanced Payroll
- Instant paychecks & automatic tax calculations
- Federal & State tax forms completed for you
- Free live support from payroll experts
- Works with or without QuickBooks
Let us enhance your business' payroll and productivity.
With decades of experience with small businesses, Intuit Payroll ensures you stay in compliance with the latest tax laws. That way you can focus on why you started your business in the first place.
Enter hours and get instant paychecks. Then print checks yourself or use free direct deposit.
Pay payroll taxes
Enhanced Payroll calculates federal and state payroll taxes for you. It keeps track of what you owe and reminds you when to pay. Just click to e-pay your taxes.
File payroll tax forms
Enhanced Payroll automatically fills in the latest federal and most state payroll tax forms for you. Just click to e-file your tax forms.
FREE for 30 days!*
After the free trial, your price will be:
$29 mo+$1.50/month per employee
Enhanced Payroll Features
We offer two options of Enhanced Payroll: one that works in QuickBooks, and an online version which doesn't require QuickBooks. Both have the following features:
- Instant paychecks
- Free direct deposit
- Automatic tax calculations
- Federal and State tax forms completed for you
- Click to electronically file and pay taxes
- Run payroll online anytime, anywhere or in QuickBooks
- Reminders when taxes and forms are due
- Free live support from payroll experts
- Ability to print year-end W-2s
- Pay employees and contractors
- Run payroll from your phone (online version only)
How It Works
Enhanced Payroll Online (does not require QuickBooks)
Don’t have QuickBooks? See how easy it is to run payroll online in 3 easy steps. You can also run payroll from your mobile phone on-the-go.
Payroll Anywhere, Anytime
Enhanced Payroll in QuickBooks (requires QuickBooks)
If you use QuickBooks, running payroll in QuickBooks is a snap. Check out our videos to learn how to get started.
Enhanced Payroll gives you the flexibility to pay monthly or pay annually and save!
($348 $290 billed annually)
+$1.50/month per employee
+$1.50/month per employee
Includes: Free direct deposit Unlimited payroll runs each month Print year-end W-2s
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Q: What do I need to be able to use Enhanced Payroll?
A: You'll need Internet access so Payroll Enhanced can automatically download the latest payroll tax rates.
Also, 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 and get it immediately at the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Apply-for-an-Employer-Identification-Number-%28EIN%29-Online
If you choose to buy Enhanced Payroll in QuickBooks, you will also need to have QuickBooks Pro or Premier 2011 or newer. If you choose to buy Online Enhanced Payroll, QuickBooks is not required.
Q: Can I switch to Enhanced Payroll mid-year?
A: Yes. But, if you've already paid employees this year, you'll need to enter your year-to-date payroll history, so our calculations are correct. Our step-by step guide can help you.
If you're paying employees for the first time this year, there's no payroll history to enter. So, it’s easy to get started.
Q: Does Enhanced Payroll handle both hourly and salaried employees?
Q: What about bonuses, commissions, and overtime?
A: Enhanced Payroll handles all of these, plus other many other wage types.
Q: Can I pay contractors and produce 1099s?
A: Yes. You can pay both employees and independent contractors with Enhanced Payroll.
Q: How do I pay my employees?
A: Just enter employees' hours, and Enhanced 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 every two weeks.
Q: Can I pay employees using direct deposit?
A: You can deposit pay into U.S. bank accounts with Intuit's Direct Deposit. You can also deposit pay to Intuit Pay Cards (ATM/debit cards that don't require bank accounts).
With our flexible Direct Deposit, you can add or remove an employee, or edit their banking information, anytime. You can also choose to pay some employees by direct deposit and others by check.
You must send Direct Deposit transactions to us by 5pm (Pacific Time) two business banking days before the paycheck date. You can deposit paychecks into up to two different accounts per employee.
Q: How much does Direct Deposit cost?
A: Direct Deposit is free with your subscription to Enhanced Payroll. By using Direct Deposit, you no longer need to print pay stubs, since employees can view their paystubs online.
Q: Which federal and state payroll tax forms are included?
A: Enhanced Payroll completes these federal payroll tax forms for you: W-2, W-3, 940/Schedule A, 941/Schedule B, 944/945a, 943/943a, 1099-MISC and 1096.
Enhanced Payroll includes many state forms. For state forms not yet supported, we provide a State Tax Summary report with all the payroll data you need.
Q: How does Enhanced Payroll help me with payroll taxes?
A: Enhanced Payroll calculates your federal and state payroll taxes, and keeps track of when tax payments are due. It completes the latest federal and most state tax forms for you - just print, sign, and mail. You can also file and pay your payroll taxes electronically with e-file and Pay
A: Want to spend even less time on payroll tax filings? Choose Full Service Payroll and our payroll experts will handle all your payroll tax requirements. It's guaranteed accurate and on time.
Q: Which benefits and deductions does Enhanced Payroll handle?
A: Enhanced Payroll tracks vacation time, sick time, paid time off, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) and other retirement plans, cash advances, and more. You can choose different deductions for different employees.
Q: Does it track workers' compensation?
A: Yes. Enhanced Payroll helps you apply the right workers’ compensation codes, so you can generate detailed reports of exactly how much you owe. You can also use our pay-as-you-go workers' compensation service to automatically pay exactly what you owe each pay day. (Extra fees apply.)
Q: How is my data protected?
A: On paydays, all online transactions are protected using the same kind of encryption used by leading banks.
Q: How do I share data with my accountant?
A: You can e-mail reports and your company files to your accountant.