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Stress-Free Pay Day With Intuit Online Payroll

Free Video Tutorial Shows Small Businesses How to Easily Pay Employees, Pay Taxes and File Tax Forms Online

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - July 30, 2008 - Paying employees can't be that hard, right? Wrong. Many small business owners are fearful about filing inaccurate paycheck information because it can lead to hefty fines by the IRS.

Using the expertise gained from serving the payroll needs of more than one million small business customers, Intuit created Intuit Online Payroll to give small businesses a reliable way to pay employees easily and confidently, which helps reduce stress and the likelihood of expensive mistakes and government fines. And now, for the millions of small businesses that use current versions of QuickBooks Pro, Premier and Enterprise Solutions, Intuit Online Payroll integrates with the accounting software, making it easier to keep finances up to date.

To further reduce anxiety around small business payroll, Intuit Online Payroll is providing a free video tutorial on how to easily setup and run payroll online at www.intuitonlinepayroll.com/video.

"Let's face it, payroll can be a daunting task especially if you're paying your first employee," said Cameron Schmidt of Intuit's Payroll Division. "What businesses want is a simple and easy experience that gives them the confidence that payroll is done right. As the leading provider of small business payroll solutions, we're proud to provide products and educational resources to help small businesses work efficiently and take the stress and worry out of payroll."

Stressful payroll? Intuit Online Payroll can help!

There are three primary ways that Intuit Online Payroll helps small businesses manage their payroll online with accuracy, confidence and ease.

  1. Get Up and Running Quickly, Easily and Correctly
  2. Intuit Online Payroll users can get up and running quickly, saving time versus manual methods, such as pen and paper or Excel tables. Simply enter employees' hours and Intuit Online Payroll automatically calculates earnings, payroll taxes and deductions.

  3. Manage Payroll and Taxes with Confidence
  4. Paying employees and managing tax liabilities is a breeze with Intuit Online Payroll. To pay employees, users just print paychecks or use free direct deposit, instead of writing checks manually. When it comes to federal and state taxes, Intuit Online Payroll helps users every step of the way, telling them how much they owe, when payments are due and sending reminders to ensure everything is done on time, helping users stay away from costly government fines and fees. The service automatically fills in the latest federal and many state tax forms - users simply print, sign and mail. Small businesses can also conveniently pay federal and select state taxes with E-Pay at no additional cost.

  5. Be Protected and Up to Date
  6. Intuit Online Payroll gives small business owners peace of mind, knowing that their payroll information is backed-up on Intuit's firewall-protected servers. As an online service, you don't have to worry; there are never any patches, updates or tax tables for small businesses to download. And, you can access your payroll information anywhere, anytime you have an Internet connection.

"Intuit Online Payroll does what I need, it's easy and that's the right fit for me," said Ken Marek of Absolute Yogi. "Processing each paycheck is so easy; I don't have to think about it."

Pricing and Availability

For more information about Intuit Online Payroll and to learn about our free online payroll three-month trial, please visit www.intuitonlinepayroll.com. Intuit Online Payroll is currently priced at $29.95 per month.

About Intuit Inc.

Intuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses; financial institutions, including banks and credit unions; consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax® software, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation software suites for professional accountants. The company's financial institutions division, anchored by Digital Insight, provides on-demand banking services to help banks and credit unions serve businesses and consumers with innovative solutions.

Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of $2.67 billion in its fiscal year 2007. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.

Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Intuit, the Intuit logo, and QuickBooks, among others, are registered trademarks and/or registered service marks of Intuit Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other parties' marks are the property of their respective owners and should be treated as such.

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