Most people shy away from payroll and outsource it.
In my opinion, this is costly and for some companies this is acceptable. However, in today’s economy where the accountant or bookkeeper can save the company money is in payroll.
Intuit has a few levels of payroll service. I have been subscribing to the enhanced payroll service with no issues whatsoever.
The most difficult area of payroll is setting it up: The Federal portion has a few accounts and are the easiest to set up. However, depending on which State of the Union you happen to be that is the most problematic, but not insurmontable.
I have two states that, in my opinion, are the worst. New York and New Jersey.
If you are interested in setting up payroll in Quickbooks; you need to response to my blog.