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Has anyone done retroactive pay?

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QuickBooks Team

Has anyone done retroactive pay?

Hello bblizzardppss-gm,


Welcome to Community!  QuickBooks Online Payroll enables you to 'back date' an employee pay cheque, when situations arise.  I would be glad to assist!


Creating a pay cheque with a past date, can be accomplished as long as it’s not direct deposit, and it's not after the tax period due date to pay or file forms for that period.


Here's how;


1. Open Payroll, then Employees

2. Select Run payroll

3. Change the Pay date and Pay period

4. Select your employee and then add their salary or hours worked

5. Pay method should be Paper cheque

6. Preview and submit payroll.


Should you require additional assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us outside of Community. We'd love the opportunity to work with you in real time, and ensure you're able to accomplish your payroll goals without delay!


If you have any other questions, feel free to reach back out. We'd be happy to help!

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