2016-12-11 00:00:00 Payroll English Activate a payroll service in your QuickBooks software. There are differences in activation procedures that depend on how you purchased the... https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/ca_qrc/uploads/2017/03/Payroll-employee-sits-at-office-table-with-laptop-and-photos.jpg https://quickbooks.intuit.com/ca/resources/payroll/how-to-activate-a-payroll-service-in-quickbooks/ How to Activate a Payroll Service in QuickBooks

How to Activate a Payroll Service in QuickBooks

0 min read

If your new small business has employees, activate your payroll service in your QuickBooks desktop software.

If you bought QuickBooks online, you have received an activation key. If you bought it in a store, you need to go to the service’s site to get the activation key.

Once you have the activation key, in your QuickBooks account, go to Employees, then click Payroll and click Install Payroll. You will then be asked to complete the licence and information page as well as the legal information section. You need to read and accept a disclaimer; once that is done, you will be able to use the payroll functions by clicking Start Payroll.

References & Resources

Information may be abridged and therefore incomplete. This document/information does not constitute, and should not be considered a substitute for, legal or financial advice. Each financial situation is different, the advice provided is intended to be general. Please contact your financial or legal advisors for information specific to your situation.

Related Articles

Ultimate Canadian Payroll Guide for Small Businesses

Understanding business is tough enough, but as the rules begin to pile…

Read more

Construction 101: How to Streamline Payroll

When you run a construction company, payroll is often one of your…

Read more

You're Still Not Using Payroll Direct Deposit?

Using payroll direct deposit to pay staff wages benefits your small business…

Read more