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How do I pay an employee?

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Joesem M

How do I pay an employee?

Congratulations on getting your payroll setup, @englebrothers.


I'll be glad to walk you through the process on how to pay your employees in QuickBooks. The following steps are the same for both paper checks and direct deposit.


  1. Go to the Employees tab and click Run payroll.
  2. Select a pay schedule, then Continue.
  3. Choose the employees you want to pay.
  4. Verify if you have selected the correct bank account, pay period, and pay date. 
  5. Enter hours worked if applicable. 
  6. Select Preview Payroll.
  7. To edit or preview a specific check, select the Edit ✏️ icon next to the check's net pay, then select OK when done.
  8. Once ready, select Submit payroll.
  9. To print paychecks, select Print paychecks, then Finish payroll.

You can read out this article for more information:Process or run payroll


Also, you can check out this article on how to view payroll reports in QuickBooks. It also provides steps on how to print and customize your report:Run payroll reports.


Let me know if you have other questions about paying your employees or any other concerns about QuickBooks. I'll be here to help. Take good care.

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