Hey there, @jennrobe,
Welcome and thanks for visiting our forums. I can share some steps on how to view your total tips in QuickBooks Desktop.
We can customize a Payroll Detail Review report to get the information you need before you create your payroll checks. Here's how to do that:
The report will show you a per employee view of the tips item added to their paycheck. You can also save the report, so you do not have to go through the customization process again. Here's how:
To access the report again, go to the Reports menu and clicking Memorized Reports. Here's a great article you can check out: Create, access and modify memorized reports
That should get your work done, @jennrobe. Please update me if you need further help with QuickBooks. I'm here to assist you whenever you need a hand. Have a good one!