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Intuit Online Payroll for Accounting Professionals by Intuit ProLine




2011 Overall Rating 4.25


Best Fit

Small businesses and accounting professionals who want a web-based payroll application that provides the ability to collaborate with users at other sites. It’s also a good fit for QuickBooks for Mac and QuickBooks Online users who want a payroll tool that integrates directly with their software.


  • Web-based payroll application with employee portals, electronic filing & collaboration with remote personnel.
  • Mobile app is available for iOS
  • Portals & reports can be branded with the firm’s name.
  • Integration supported for QuickBooks (Windows, Mac & Online), Quicken, Sage Peachtree, and ATX/TaxWise Write Up, as well as Excel or text-based data export.
  • SaaS model eliminates the need for application installation or updating.

Potential Limitations

  • Custom reporting may require export & manipulation of data in Excel.
  • Although multiple logins are permitted for each company, access is restricts for each company to only one user at a time, and companies cannot have more than 150 employees.


Intuit Online Payroll for Accounting Professionals offers a clean interface that is easy to use and allows accounting professionals to brand themselves through payroll service offerings. Several included features may aid in increased profitability. All pricing is flat rate and includes most payroll features such as unlimited payroll runs, direct deposit and employee portals. Pricing starts at $19.99 per client, per month for up to five clients, with each client having five or fewer employees. For six or more clients, pricing is tiered and billing will automatically revert to lower pricing as more clients are added. For those with 50 or more clients, pricing is $10.99 per client, per month for five or fewer employees. A time tracking module is available and is priced per employee at $2 per month.

Product Delivery Methods

___ On-Premises

_X_ SaaS

___ Hosted by Vendor


Basic System Functions 4.25

Reporting & Monitoring 4.25

Integration/Import/Export 4.25

Help/Support 4.25

Client Self-Service Features 4.5

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