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Health Insurance amount in PAY TAXES & OTHER LIABILITIES

The Health Insurance Payment in the PAY TAXES & OTHER LIABILITIES doesn't have an accurate amount.  How do I remove or adjust the amount?

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Health Insurance amount in PAY TAXES & OTHER LIABILITIES

I'm here to walk you through the process of adjusting the health insurance amount, EllenKowal.


Here's how:

  1. From the Employees menu, select Payroll Taxes and Liabilities, then Adjust Payroll Liabilities.
  2. Choose the correct Effective Date. It should be the same date as the last paycheck of the affected quarter.
  3. In the Adjustment is for section, select if the adjustment is for the company or an employee.
  4. Under the Item Name column, choose the correct health insurance payroll item.
  5. In the Amount field, enter the total amount.
    - Make sure to enter a negative amount to decrease the amount.
  6. Select the Accounts Affected button, then select Affect liability and expense accounts.
  7. Click OK to save the entry.


For more information about using a liability adjustment to correct employees’ year-to-date or payroll info, I recommended checking this article: Adjust Payroll Liabilities in QuickBooks Desktop.


Once done adjusting, let's run the Payroll Summary report to make sure everything is accurate.


Additionally, you can set up calendar notices to ensure you are reminded of the upcoming payroll tax and liability payments in QuickBooks. To learn more about the details, I encourage you to browse this article: Set up and Pay Scheduled or Custom (Unscheduled) Liabilities.


Let us know if you have other payroll concerns in QuickBooks. This way, we'll be able to help you.

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