How to Enable Direct Deposit for Independent Contractors


  • In our previous tutorial, we have learnt how to set your file up to create 1099-MISC forms.
  • In this tutorial, we will learn how to enable direct Deposit for Independent Contractors.


Step by Step process to enable Direct Deposit for Independent Contractors


Step 1:

Open the Vendor Center.

Step 2:

Choose a vendor and double-click their name. The Edit Vendor window will get opened.

Step 3:

Select the Additional Settings tab, and choose the Direct Deposit button.The Payroll Service Account Information page will get opened.
Additional Settings tab - QB
Direct Deposit button - QB

Step 4:

For the Basic, Standard & Enhanced Payroll only: Go to Direct Deposit, next to 1099 Vendors, Select the Activate link. For Assisted Payroll skip to the next step.
Basic, Standard & Enhanced Payroll : QB

Step 5:

Input your Direct Deposit PIN and Select Continue.
Direct Deposit PIN and Select Continue

Step 6:

Follow the onscreen guidelines until you get the Confirmation on the screen. Now you will be allowed to set up your independent contractors for direct deposit.
Confirmation on the screen

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