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You'll want to ensure that you have a current version of QuickBooks Desktop Payroll and updated billing information, so you can reactivate the payroll.
To reactivate payroll inside your QuickBooks company file:
Now, let's verify that your service is active by signing back in. Go back to the Account/Billing Information page and check the Service Status.
Otherwise, reactivate payroll service key. I'll show you how.
If you're getting any payroll message alerts, follow the troubleshooting steps in this article: Update or renew your subscription
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