Getting started

Thanks for choosing Intuit Online Payroll! If you're a payroll pro most of this topic won't apply to you, but check out the sections on mobile apps and on setting preferences. If you're new to payroll, welcome!

Learn about the basics of payroll

There's a huge amount of information in our Introduction to Payroll and Taxes (Payroll 101). If you want to know how payroll generally works, and what our service does, this is a great way to educate yourself.

For links to important agency websites, links to buying paper for check printing, and links to sites that offer guidance for small businesses, visit the Resources Page.

First steps

When you start out with Intuit Online Payroll, these are some tasks you might need to do:

Payroll mobile apps

If you're interested in paying employees on the go, don't miss these time-saving mobile apps for iPhone and Android.

For more info, check out our mobile faqs.

Check your preferences

It's always a good idea to check out your preferences.With Intuit Online Payroll, you can choose options for email reminders, paycheck steps, and print settings:

  1. Go here.
    (Or choose Setup > Preferences.)
  2. Step through the tabs and make your changes.

Ways to get help

If you're not sure what to do, search the online help for instructions (the search box is above on the top-right). You can also search Intuit Online Payroll Community to see whether someone has asked a question similar to yours.

If you don't find what you're looking for, please get in touch. We want your payroll to run successfully, and it's our job to make sure you have the tools you need.

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