How to set up manual payroll in QuickBooks
In case you have chosen not to subscribe to a QuickBooks Payroll service, you can set up QuickBooks to permit you to manually calculate your employees’ payroll.
The steps mentioned below need not be followed if you are a current subscriber to any Intuit Payroll Service.
When you have your company file established for manual payroll calculations, QuickBooks enter a zero amount for each payroll item associated with a tax.
Step by step process to set up manual payroll:
Open QuickBooks, go to Help > QuickBooks Help (or F1 on your keyboard).
Select the Search tab, enter “manual payroll,” and press Enter.
Choose the topic: Calculate payroll taxes manually (without a subscription to QuickBooks Payroll).
Go to Set your company file to use the manual payroll calculations setting, select the manual payroll calculations link.
Select the Set my company file to use manual calculations link.
- lose and reopen QuickBooks.
- Congratulations! You have successfully set up manual payroll in QuickBooks.