Learn how to pay taxes either electronically or manually in Online Payroll.

Did you know you could easily pay taxes with e-pay or check in Online Payroll? We'll show you how.

Intuit Online Payroll

Pay taxes electronically

  1. Select Taxes & Forms.
  2. Select Pay Taxes.
  3. Next to the payment you want to pay, select Create Payment.
  4. Select Approve.

Pay taxes manually (not active for e-services)

  1. Select Taxes & Forms.
  2. Select Pay Taxes.
  3. Next to the payment you want to pay, select Create Payment.
  4. Select Approve.

Turn off e-pay for one payment

  1. Select Taxes & Forms.
  2. Select Pay Taxes.
  3. Next to the payment you want to pay, select Create Payment.
  4. Select to clear the Pay Electronically checkbox.
  5. Select Approve.

QuickBooks Online Payroll

Pay taxes electronically

  1. From the left menu, select Taxes, then Payroll Tax.

  2. On the Payroll Tax Center page, select Pay Taxes.
  3. Next to the payment you want to pay, select Create Payment.
  4. Select Approve.

Pay taxes manually

  1. From the left menu, select Taxes, then Payroll Tax.

  2. On the Payroll Tax Center page, select Pay Taxes.
  3. Next to the payment you want to pay, select Record Payment.
  4. On the approve payment screen, you have two options:
    • Click Record and Print to print a check to mail
    • Click Record Payment to record the payment - generally when the payment was made outside the system

Turn off e-pay for one payment

  1. From the left menu, select Taxes, then Payroll Tax.

  2. On the Payroll Tax Center page, select Pay Taxes.
  3. Next to the payment you want to pay, select Create Payment.
  4. Select to clear the Pay Electronically checkbox.
  5. Select Approve.

You'll receive an email confirmation once the payment has been posted successfully.

Note Electronic payments for taxes must be for the total amount due in order to be processed through Intuit Online Payroll, QuickBooks Online Payroll, or Intuit Online Payroll for Accountants. Partial electronic tax payments cannot be processed.