How to Adjust SUI Wage Bases in QuickBooks


In case you need to adjust SUI wage bases or amounts reported for the employees, set up a Payroll report to analyze these numbers.


Follow the steps given below for sui wage bases in Quickbooks


Step 1:

Select Reports >Employees & Payroll > Payroll Item Detail

Step 2:

Set the date to view each specific (affected) quarter.

Step 3:

Select Customize Report Button and select the following:

  • Date
  • Source Name
  • Payroll Item
  • Wage Base
  • Amount


Step 4:

Select the Filters Tab. Under Filter select Payroll Item from the list.

Step 5:

Select the down arrow under payroll Item and select your State Unemployment item.

Step 6:

Select OK.

Step 7:

Look at the total wage base column for the SUI and multiply it by your current rate.

Step 8:

Match results with amount calculated.

Step 9:

In case you have employees who are over or under collected for SUI, you can set up correct positive or negative liability adjustment for the affected employee and affected quarter.

Read More:

Entering wage base and tax adjustment to correct employee’s quarter (qtd) or year to date (ytd) total.

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