Rippling vs. Quickbooks: What’s the difference?

Rippling is the only software that unifies all your siloed HR, IT and Finance systems into one, easy-to-use platform—so you can fully automate your most repetitive busywork across every system, like payroll, benefits, time tracking, app and device management, and more.

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Data as of 4/10/23

Why do people choose Rippling over Quickbooks?

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HR, benefits and payroll—all in one system

Unlike Quickbooks—which is mainly an accounting system used to pay employees—Rippling offers an all-in-one, self service HR system including benefits, PTO tracking, org charts, reporting and much more.

Automatic tax filing

Unlike Quickbooks, Rippling offers full service payroll—including local, provincial and federal tax filing, T4 generation and more. It all comes at no extra cost; we won't charge you any hidden fees for the additional services.

Accounting software integrations

If you already use Quickbooks as your accounting software and don’t want to switch, no problem! We integrate with Quickbooks, so running payroll in Rippling will automatically generate a general ledger file that seamlessly connects all your payroll data to Quickbooks.

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Voted Best Online Payroll Software in 2023 by PCMag

What we’re hearing from customers

Cenk Y

Rippling saved us from combining multiple platforms and paying and tracking them individually—now all of our HR and IT is in one place. It is a comprehensive, one-and-done solution that saved us from hiring an HR and IT manager (which can cost more than $200K). Definitely recommend that other companies implement Rippling early on.

Penny F

I love how Rippling Support is so responsive and reactionary. They are there for any question I have and are always very friendly.

Jacob C

I've worked with a lot of HR tools in the past and ultimately businesses move away from them because they refuse to innovate and consolidate softwares. Rippling is literally a one-stop shop for HR, ERP and IT services, so you can't beat that.

Daniel J

Something insanely hard, like setting up unemployment taxes in Ohio, is done effortlessly and simply in Rippling. The customer service and the customer support team (Shout out to RONIKA!!!) makes it EVEN more user friendly and innovative.

See how we stack up

See how Rippling compares to Quickbooks and learn how to get rid of your most tedious HR, IT and Finance busywork with our unified system—from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between.