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Set up and assign company deductions in QuickBooks Online Payroll

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Set up company deductions

Here's how to set up company deductions:

  1. Go to Settings ⚙ and select Payroll settings.
  2. Select Deductions/Contributions.
  3. Select Add a New Deduction/Contribution.
  4. Select the deduction/contribution Category and Type.
  5. Enter the Description or Provider. Note: This field name may vary depending upon the Category you've selected.
  6. Select OK.


Assign company deductions to employees and contractors

Here's how to assign company deductions to employees and contractors:

  1. Go to Payroll and select Employees (Take me there).
  2. Select the employee, then select the edit icon next to Pay.
  3. In the deductions/contributions section, select + Add deductions.
  4. On the Deductions & contributions page, select + Add deduction/contribution.
  5. From the Deduction/contribution dropdown, select the deduction/contribution that you created.
  6. From Calculated as dropdown, select if the deduction is to be calculated as:
    • Flat amount
    • Percent of gross pay
  7. Enter Amount or Percent per paycheque.
  8. Enter other details as needed.
  9. Select Save, then select Done.
  10. Select Done to close the Edit employee details page.

Now you’re able to assign the company deductions to employees and contractors after you’ve set them up.

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