With Intuit Enhanced payroll, you get instant paychecks & tax calculations, Fed and State tax forms filled in for you, and free live support from payroll experts. When you step up to Full Service Payroll, you get the added features of Intuit handling your payroll tax payments and forms for you. Everything is guaranteed accurate and on-time and if a tax issue comes up, we’ll resolve it for you. In addition total pay and hours are instantly calculated for you so you can print checks or use free direct deposit.
What do I need to be able to use Enhanced Payroll?
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 website.
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.
Can I switch to Enhanced Payroll mid-year?
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.
Does Enhanced Payroll handle both hourly and salaried employees?
What about bonuses, commissions, and overtime?
Enhanced Payroll handles all of these, plus many other wage types.
How do I pay my employees?
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.
Can I pay employees using direct deposit?
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.
How much does Direct Deposit cost?
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.
How does Enhanced Payroll help me with payroll taxes?
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
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.
Which benefits and deductions does Enhanced Payroll handle?
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.
Does it track workers' compensation?
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.)
How is my data protected?
On paydays, all online transactions are protected using the same kind of encryption used by leading banks.
How do I share data with my accountant?
You can e-mail reports and your company files to your accountant.