REVIEWS - QuickBooks Enhanced Payroll 2008[OLDER VERSION]ViewUserReviewsAverage Customer Rating4.2 out of 5Product FeatureAutomatically fills in state and federal tax formsqwith QuickBooks data--you just print, sign, andmail, or E-File & Pay at no additional chargePayroll taxes, earnings, and deductions areqcalculated automatically based on the data youenterQuickly download the latest federal and state taxqtablesTrack Workers Compensation costs; offer DirectqDeposit to your employeesStep-by-step guidance makes it easy to set-up andqget startedRead moreqProduct DescriptionWe make it efficient to do your entire payroll in-house. Enhanced Payroll gives you powerful tools to help saveyou time and improve the accuracy of your payroll--right within QuickBooks financial software (use yourexisting QuickBooks software or the included QuickBooks Simple Start CD). Track Workers Compensation ratesand deductions (requires QuickBooks Pro, Premier or Enterprise Solutions) Easily share data with youraccountant Pay your employees when and how you want, helping you manage your cash flow effectively OfferDirect Deposit (DD) to your employees; schedule DD up to 45 days in advance (2) Run customized payrollreports from QuickBooks any time you like Read moreProduct DescriptionWe make it efficient to do your entire payroll in-house. Enhanced Payroll gives you powerful tools to help saveyou time and improve the accuracy of your payroll--right within QuickBooks financial software (use yourexisting QuickBooks software or the included QuickBooks Simple Start CD).
Enter your employee information once, and QuickBooks will use the information each payday to automaticallycalculate deductions and prepare paychecks to print.With E-File, you can submit your federal and state forms with a few clicks--no more printing and mailing.EfficientAutomatically fills in federal and state tax forms that are ready to print, sign and mail, or E-File & Pay at noadditional charge (1)Works within QuickBooks, so there’s nothing new to learn and no double entryQuickly download the latest federal and state payroll tax tables and formsEasy to useStep-by-step guidance makes it easy to set up and get startedRun payroll in just a few mouse clicks; just enter hours and you’re ready to goPayroll taxes and deductions are calculated automatically based on the data you enterTrack Worker’s Compensation rates and deductions (requires QuickBooks Pro, Premier or Enterprise Solutions)Easily share data with your accountantFlexiblePay your employees when and how you want, helping you manage your cash flow effectivelyOffer Direct Deposit (DD) to your employees; schedule DD up to 45 days in advance (2)Run customized payroll reports from QuickBooks any time you likeEnhanced Payroll helps you manage everything in-houseAutomatically calculate payroll taxes and deductions based on the data you enterEnter your employee information once, and QuickBooks will use the information each payday to automaticallycalculate deductions and prepare paychecks to print. You can spend less time on payroll and minimize tax filinghassles. Or, you could let us handle all your payroll tax filings and payments--QuickBooks Assisted Payroll will
deposit and file your payroll taxes and forms for you.Quickly download the latest state and federal payroll tax tables and forms, and automatically fillthem in with QuickBooks data--you just print, sign, and mailDownload the most up-to-date tax tables and forms into QuickBooks--automaticallyEvery 45 days, QuickBooks automatically prompts you to download the most current tax tables, helping youkeep your payroll accurate and up-to-date. QuickBooks Payrolls team of compliance professionals works withfederal and state tax authorities to monitor changes and make the necessary updates during the course of ayear.Or, get the protection of our "No Penalties" Guarantee through QuickBooks Assisted Payroll. As long as theinformation you provide to us is on time and accurate and your account is sufficiently funded, your payroll taxdeposits and tax filings will be on time and accurate--or well pay the resulting tax penalty.QuickBooks Direct Deposit will deposit your employees pay into their accounts — no matter where you are onpayday.The Payroll Center (requires QuickBooks 2006 or higher) simplifies payroll management by letting you handle allpayroll activities from one at-a-glance screen.Just print, sign, and mail tax filingsPrepare your tax filings in less time. QuickBooks compiles the payroll data for your 940/Schedule A,941/Schedule B, 943/943A, W-2, W-3, 1099-MISC, and 1096 forms and carries your data directly into yourquarterly federal filings, so you can print signature-ready federal forms4 . Plus, Enhanced Payroll can fill outstate tax forms for more than 40 states. All you have to do is print, sign, and mail.Or, you could let us handle all your payroll tax filings and payments--QuickBooks Assisted Payroll will depositand file your payroll taxes and forms for you.E-File and Pay your payroll taxes and forms at no additional charge (requires QuickBooks 2007 orhigher)Electronic file and electronic pay (E-File & Pay) is an easy and convenient way to make your payroll tax filingsand payments. With E-File, you can submit your federal and state forms with a few clicks?no more printing and
mailing. And E-Pay lets you avoid double entry and inconvenient trips to the bank?simply make your federaland state payroll tax payments directly from the QuickBooks Payroll Center. You can set up payments inadvance and funds wont be withdrawn by the government agency until the date you specify. Confirmations arerecorded directly in QuickBooks.Track Workers Compensation rates and deductionsKeeping track of Workers Compensation can be very time consuming. And if you dont accurately track thecodes and rates for each employee, you could end up paying more than you should. QuickBooks Payroll helpsyou set up and apply the right codes, so you can generate accurate, detailed reports of exactly how much youowe. Great for contractors!Calculate net-to-gross amounts for bonuses and commissions in just one stepWe help you avoid the time-consuming, trial-and-error approach to performing net-to-gross calculations.QuickBooks instantly determines the gross amount needed to match a determined net amount, in one easystep.Run customized payroll reports from QuickBooks anytime you likeRun reports to see how payroll affects your bottom line. QuickBooks Payroll offers customizable summary-leveland detail-level reports. You can even use payroll data for more accurate job costing analysis.You can process your payroll more efficientlyRun payroll in just a few mouse clicks: simply enter hours and youre ready to go.Create and print paychecks from your own PC in minutesJust set up your payroll in QuickBooks, enter your employees hours (if applicable), and then print yourpaychecks. QuickBooks stores your payroll data and automatically retrieves it each time you run payroll. Youcan also use optional built-in Direct Deposit to make paydays a breeze.Enter all employees hours from a single screen to help save time and eliminate hasslesUsing the Pay Employees workflow (requires QuickBooks 2007 or higher) or Rapid Time Entry (QuickBooks 2005or higher), you can enter all employee hours quickly and accurately on a single screen, rather than onindividual screens. You can streamline your payroll process, minimize the hassle, and finish your payroll in afraction of the time.Offer Direct Deposit to your employees and schedule deposits up to 45 days in advanceWith optional Direct Deposit, you dont need to be in the office on payday. If youre away on business orenjoying a vacation, employees can still get paid. QuickBooks Direct Deposit will deposit your employees payinto their accounts--no matter where you are on payday. Plus, employees dont have to run to the bank todeposit their paychecks. (Additional fees apply.)Manage all your payroll activities from a single screenThe Payroll Center (requires QuickBooks 2006 or higher) simplifies payroll management by letting you handleall payroll activities--from paying employees, taxes, and liabilities, to filing tax forms and tracking payrollexpenses--all from one at-a-glance screen.The Payroll Center lets you see an end-to-end view of your most important payroll tasks and quickly check duedates for your payroll schedule, including when to pay your taxes, who to pay, and how much. Everything isavailable with one-click access.60-day satisfaction guarantee--or your money backTry QuickBooks Payroll. Were confident youll like it. But if youre not completely satisfied, contact us within 60days of purchase for a full refund of the purchase price.Enhanced Payroll makes the rest easyWorks within QuickBooks financial software, so theres nothing new to learn and no double data entryWorks within QuickBooks financial software--so its easy to useAll QuickBooks Payroll services work within your existing QuickBooks software, so there is nothing new to learn.
All payroll data is in QuickBooks, so you dont need to re-enter data manuallyEvery time you get a report from ADP or Paychex, or calculate payroll in Excel, you have to manually re-enterthe data into QuickBooks. Why waste time? With QuickBooks Payroll, your data is already integrated. Thatmeans no double data entry and fewer chances for data-entry errors. QuickBooks Payroll offers an easy,all-in-one solution for managing both your business finances and your payroll.Share data easily with your accountantIts simple to share your QuickBooks company financial and payroll data file with your accountant. And youraccountant can run reports and make adjustments for you, without ever leaving the office. Just e-mail yourcompany file to your accountant or give them remote access to your file via their QuickBooks AccountantEdition software.Get set up quickly with step-by-step guidanceEasy to switch, easy to learn. Once youve signed up, QuickBooks Payroll guides you step-by-step throughpayroll setup. Youll enter your employees payroll information, your companys tax information, and youryear-to-date payroll amounts. You only need to enter this information once--QuickBooks remembers it eachtime you run payroll. You can easily add employees or update an employees information at any time.Get ongoing help through the included callback phone support available via Web requestQuickBooks Enhanced Payroll offers free unlimited callback support for setup and usage for active subscribers.Theres no need to wait on hold. Submit an online callback support request and a support expert will researchyour question and usually call you back within 2 hours.1 Requires QuickBooks Pro or Premier 2007/2008 or Simple Start 2008, and an active Enhanced Payroll subscription, activation andInternet access. E-File & Pay is available for federal and select state taxes. Please check availability at www.payroll.com/fileandpay.You may need to register with tax agencies in order to use E-File & Pay.2 Direct Deposit requires activation, a currently supported version of QuickBooks, a QuickBooks Payroll subscription and Internetaccess. Additional fees apply. Terms, conditions, pricing, features, service options and support subject to change without notice.Read more