QuickBooks Not Calculating Payroll Taxes

Taxes are the most important parts that you need to take care of when you are trying to run a business. Oftentimes, when you are not able to calculate payroll taxes, it halts your business activities altogether. You will have to resolve this issue to be able to proceed with any other important activity.

So when your QuickBooks is Not Calculating Taxes because of some issue, it’s time you look for help. The SMBaccountants help-team is here to resolve this issue for you instantly. Follow the procedure carefully. And if you faced a problem, you can always contact our QuickBooks Desktop Support Team by calling at our toll-free help-line.

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What Creates Payroll Tax Error?

Sometimes when QuickBooks updates a payroll tax table, a payroll process could get stuck when the payroll update was not completely installed. It happens when you start a payroll process, leave the payroll centre and then return after a while.

What happens?

Let’s say you created payrolls for two different Employees. While the first employee’s payroll consists of taxes you entered, second employee’s taxes don’t show up on its invoice. This could be a daunting problem if there is more than one employee whose taxes don’t show up or partially show up.

Resolving the Payroll Tax Calculation Error

We will follow some simple steps to resolve this issue. Please be careful when you get ahead with the process. Mind that you follow all the instructions with caution.

Total Time: 6 minutes

  1. Step One

    You need to save your first customer’s (The one whose taxes are showing up in the invoices), payroll the way it is.

  2. Step Two

    Go to the payroll of your second customer, reduce the work hours to One (1 hour).

  3. Step Three

    Now, let QuickBooks compute it and then save it.

  4. Step Four

    In case these are the only two employees then you should have no problem. Go ahead and do the same with all the others which are not showing the taxes.

  5. Step Five

    You should finish the payroll normally, just that you would not be printing the actual paychecks.

  6. Step Six

    Now, go to the check register and the Void the paycheck of the second employee.

  7. Step Seven

    Exit QuickBooks and open it again now. At times payroll isn’t completely installed if don’t restart QuickBooks.

  8. Step Eight

    Head back to the payroll center and create a new paycheck for the second employee.

  9. Step Nine

    Ensure that you have entered correct starting, ending and check payment dates.

  10. Step Ten

    QuickBooks will take into consideration the appropriate tax withholding and employer matching amounts while computing the second employee’s paycheck.

  11. Step Eleven

    You should see that the second employee’s check is completely right.

  12. Step Twelve

    Now, go and try the same method with all the other employees that are having the same problem.

  13. Step Thirteen

    Ensure that errors in all the paychecks are resolved by now.

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