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Extra Withholding

I had an employee send a new W4 asking for an extra $50 withheld from her check.  I got into her profile and the extra $50 was already set up for her.  But I got and look through her paychecks and only 1 in 21 total paychecks has withholding of more than $50, when at a minimum they should all be at least $50.  Any thoughts as to why it is not calculating correctly?

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QuickBooks Team

Re: Extra Withholding

Hello there, @Dirk22.

 

Welcome to the QuickBooks Community. I can help you correct the withholding amount on your employee paycheck.

 

Ideally, after updating the employee's setup for an extra $50 withholding, it should calculate moving forward. However, please take note that it doesn't apply to the historical paycheck.

 

To deduct the amount which was not withheld on the other 20 paychecks, I recommend adjusting the employee's upcoming paycheck. Enter the additional amount to the current federal withholding in the Employee Summary section.
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That should guide you to the right direction, Dirk22. Keep me posted on how these steps work out for you. I'll be here to keep helping. Have a great day.