QuickBooks: Enter state payroll tax information for individual employees


Regardless, how you have set up your employee defaults, you are able to customize the state tax information for each employee. Then, QuickBooks will use this information when you write a paycheck for your employee.


Here are the steps to do this task:

Step 1 –

Click on Employee Center.

Step 2 –

Click on Employees tab, if required.

Step 3 –

If the employee is already on the list, then double-click on the employee’s name.

Step 4 –

Click on Change tabs drop-down menu and select Payroll and Compensation Info.

Step 5 –

Click on the Taxes button. Then, select State tab.

Step 6 –

In the State Worked window, click on the State drop-down list and select the state where the employee works.

Step 7 –

If the employee is subject to state unemployment insurance, either the company-paid or withheld, then click on SUI checkbox. If the employee is subject to state disability insurance, then click on SDI checkbox.

Step 8 –

In the State Subject to Withholding section, click the State drop-down list and choose the state where the employee is subject to state withholding.

Step 9 –

Now, enter the filing status and other information from the state withholding form the employee gave you.

Step 10 –

Do one of the following:-

•    Click either the Federal or the Other tab to continue entering tax information.
•    If you have no more tax information to enter, then click on OK to return to the New or Edit Employee window.

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