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Payroll in QBO

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Alicia Katz Pollock
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QuickBooks Online’s built-in Payroll has timesheets, direct deposit, automatic tax payments, and even pays Contractors for you. The subscription levels offer HR services, same-day deposit, and guaranteed accuracy.

After completing this course, you will be able to: 

  • Identify the right payroll subscription level for your needs
  • List the steps to creating company payroll policies
  • Recall how to use time sheets and time tracking
  • Recognize the workflows to remit payroll taxes
  • Recall how to pay subcontractors using your QBO Payroll

What You’ll Learn 

  • Choosing a Payroll Subscription
  • How to set up your company’s payroll
  • Setting up an employee
  • Using and importing Workforce timesheets
  • How to do a payroll run
  • Paying payroll taxes
  • Setting up Contractors
  • Paying subcontractors
  • Managing 1099s

Instructional Level


Course Length

2 hours

Course Credits

2 CPE, Certificate of Completion

Field of Study

Computer Software & Applications

Delivery Method

QAS Self Study 


  • Our “QuickBooks® Online Fundamentals” live class/webinar or On-Demand video course, or 
  • Prior QuickBooks® Online experience

Who should take this class?

  • Companies with employees who need payroll processing
  • Companies with basic payroll needs

Advance Preparation 



Preview this course:

Get a sneak peek of what's inside this value-packed training. Watch the brief video below to explore the topics we'll cover and see the quality of content you can expect. Your journey to mastering the material starts here!


Payroll in QBO Course Description

“Show me the money!!!”

Your employees and independent contractors want to get paid on time. And you want to pay them accurately and easily.

Why do Payroll the hard way, printing out your own checks, and manually calculating and submitting taxes? There’s no need to spend hours when it can take only minutes every pay period.

If your company’s payroll is straightforward, QuickBooks Online’s built-in Full-Service Payroll takes away the headaches.

Join us as we teach the Payroll Subscription options, settings, and even how to do a payroll run. We’ll also look at how to pay your subcontractors by direct deposit right in the Contractors Center so neither of you have to deal with checks. You’ll even see how QBO can calculate, file, and pay your payroll taxes automatically.

Take this class and you’ll not only save time, but you’ll have peace of mind knowing payroll was done accurately and on schedule. more payroll headaches from employees yelling in your ear, “Show me the money!!!”


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Evergreen Content

You'll have lifetime access to the on-demand course including all handouts and class material, including future updates. You'll also be able to ask questions in the Q&A forum and get answers, even years later. You can pause, rewind, speed up, and watch again later as you apply what you learn to each situation as it crops up.


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Course Credits: 2 CPE, Certificate of Completion. Must be awarded within one year of enrollment.

Course Updated: February 2024

Page Updated: February 2024

Here is the course outline:

1. Download the Handout

Download your class handout here

Download the handout here
Glossary of Terms

2. Payroll in QBO 2024

QuickBooks Online’s built-in Payroll has timesheets, direct deposit, automatic tax payments, and even pays Contractors for you. The subscription levels offer HR services, same-day deposit, QuickBooks Time, and guaranteed accuracy.

Intro and Agenda
Getting to Know QBO Payroll: Benefits of Payroll
Choosing the Right Version
Understanding Payroll
Navigating the Payroll Center in QBO
Setting Up Payroll
Adding Employees to QBO Payroll
Pay Schedules
Types of Pay
Setting Up Company Policies and Benefits
Deductions and Contributions
S-Corp Owners Health Insurance
Year to Date Payroll
Setting Up Payroll Taxes
Payroll Settings
Review 1: QBO Payroll
Tracking Time
Running Payroll
Bonus Runs
Tips and Gratuities
Voiding and Deleting Paychecks
Paying Subcontractors with Direct Deposit
Payroll Taxes
Payroll Reports
Sending W2 Forms
Bells and Whistles
Getting Payroll Support & Conclusion
Review 2: QBO Payroll

3. Payroll in QBO Quizzes

Take these quizzes to demonstrate your mastery of the material. Pass each quiz with an 80% or higher to complete the Course, earn your Certificate, and win points!

Quiz: Payroll in QBO
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The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Royalwise CPE Certificate
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