Handling Payroll Service Alert! – Your QuickBooks Subscription Has Expired

In this tutorial, we will learn how to reactivate your QuickBooks payroll when you get the QuickBooks alert as follows:“Payroll Service Alert! Your QuickBooks subscription has expired.”

Important Note :

In case you miss to reactivate the subscription within the mentioned period, the features of the QuickBooks Payroll for example: automatic calculation of payroll taxes and payroll forms will get turned off.

Step by step process to reactivate your QuickBooks Payroll for the mentioned alert


Step 1:

Choose the Reactivate Account button in the Payroll Service Alert window.

Step 2:

Sign in via. your Intuit Account login. If you need any help while signing in, read Intuit Account login help for QuickBooks Payroll Account Maintenance page.

Step 3:

Move to the Service Information section, choose the Reactivate link.

Step 4 :

Review the information related to your payroll service.

Step 5:

Choose Proceed to Checkout.

Step 6:

Choose a Payment Method (payment details you have used to renew the service in the past), or you may choose to add a new payment information.

Step 7:

Enter the Card Security Code, and then click Submit.

Step 8:

Choose Continue.

Step 9:

Choose Place Order.

Step 10:

Choose Next.

Step 11:

Choose Return to QuickBooks.

Related Reading:

  • Handling Payroll Service Alert! – Please update your billing information.
  • Handling Payroll Service Alert! – Your QuickBooks Payroll account needs attention.
  • Subscription Alert! – Update Credit Card in Payroll Center
  • Update Required! – Get Update in Payroll Center


Techarex Networks is a trusted cloud-based QuickBooks Hosting service provider of QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier, and QuickBooks Enterprise versions. Guaranteed 99.995% uptime and 24X7 free supports enable CPAs, accountants and business owners with anytime, anywhere, multi-device access capabilities.