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How to make an employee inactive

There are a few reasons why you might want to make an employee inactive in QuickBooks Online:

  • Paid leave of absence
  • Unpaid leave of absence
  • Not on payroll
  • Terminated
  • Deceased

The following steps will show you how to make an employee inactive, and how to re-activate an inactive employee.

Make an employee inactive

  1. From the left menu, select Workers, then Employee.

  2. Select the name of the employee you want to make inactive.
  3. Select Make inactive, then select Yes to confirm.

Make an inactive employee active again

Here's how to make an inactive employee active again:

  1. From the left menu, select Workers, then Employee.

  2. Under Add an employee select the Gear icon.
  3. Select Include inactive and then Make active under the Action column.

Now you're able to make an employee inactive and then active again.