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How do you create a bi-weekly recurring transaction?


How do you create a bi-weekly recurring transaction?


Please see screenshot below as example.  This is a check scheduled to occur every 2 weeks starting on Monday.


Keep in mind, you cannot create recurring transactions in SimpleStart.  You need to have QBO Essentials or QBO Plus.

Content Leader

How do you create a bi-weekly recurring transaction?

Hi, gstandford.


I appreciate you reaching out for support here in the Community. I'd be happy to help you with creating a bi-weekly recurring transaction.


There are just a few steps to create a recurring transaction. Here's how:


1. Click the Gear icon in the top right corner.

2. Choose Recurring Transactions, under the Lists column.

3. Select New, and then choose the Transaction Type.

4. Enter a name for the template.

5. Choose the Type.


This article offers details on what each type will do, and more information on setting up recurring transactions:


You'll now be able to set up recurring transactions and schedule them for whenever you need. Please don't hesitate to reach out to me if you have any other questions. Take care.



Active Member

How do you create a bi-weekly recurring transaction?

I DID EXACTLY that and mine is STILL entering EVERY week!!

please see attached screen shot


I set up several payroll payments to enter bi weekly and ALL are entering weekly anyway!


Thank you for your help!


QuickBooks Team

How do you create a bi-weekly recurring transaction?

Hello there, @harrisondev.


Thank you for sharing the screenshot. However, there is an ongoing investigation INV-39832 on setting up a bi-weekly recurring transaction. Our developers are now looking into what might have caused this issue.


In the meantime, I suggest calling our Customer Care Support. This way, you'll be included in the list of affected users and updates will be sent to you via email regarding the progress of the investigation 


Here’s how.


  1. Go to the Help button.
  2. Select Contact Us.
  3. Enter your concern.
  4. Click Let’s talk.
  5. Choose Get a callback
  6. Type in your contact info.
  7. Select Confirm my call


For your future reference, you can use this article for future issues or concerns. Help articles.


If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below. Have a great day!

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