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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

 
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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

Hey there, @skaczmarek.

 

Welcome to the Community! I'm happy to help out here. The error, "Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions." can be caused by a few things:
 

  • Invalid security certificate.
  • Sending in multi-user mode.
  • A network time-out prevents QuickBooks Desktop from accessing the server.
  • General Internet connection issues.
  • Internet security and personal firewall software settings.
  • Incorrect system date and time properties.

 

What I recommend is checking out our article on troubleshooting payroll errors and one of the solutions will resolve your issue. 

 

If you still run into any issues or just have other questions, feel free to let me know by using the Reply button below. I'll be here for you.

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

@skaczmarekI don't suppose you figured out a solution to this issue? I'm having the same issue today and none of the standard troubleshooting articles are helping. I thought I would ask before I jump on a 2 hour phone call with Intuit...

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

I appreciate the steps you've performed when trying to fix the issue you're getting, @wendylacroix.

 

Since the solution provided doesn't work on your end, we can proceed by updating your QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release. Once completed, restart your computer, and download the latest payroll tax table update.

 

To update QuickBooks manually:

 

  1. Close your company files and QuickBooks.
  2. Open the Windows Start menu.
  3. Search for QuickBooks Desktop. Right-click the icon and select Run as administrator.
  4. While on the No Company Open screen, go to the Help menu and select Update QuickBooks Desktop.
  5. Go to the Options tab. Select Mark All and then select Save.
  6. Go to the Update Now tab and select the Reset Update checkbox.
  7. When you're ready, select Get Updates.

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When the update finishes, close and reopen QuickBooks Desktop. To install the updates, select Yes. Then, restart your computer.

 

To update your payroll tax table, tap Get Payroll Updates from the Employees tab. Then, select the Download Entire Update radio button and tap Update.a3 5.PNG

 

Once everything is back in place, open this link for more information about sending payroll and direct deposit paychecks in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

 

As always, read our help articles as your reference while working with QuickBooks in the future.

 

If there's anything else you need help with, let me know by adding a comment. I'm always here for you. Have a good one!

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

I've done all of these things. I had an expert on chat and he told me to wait for a phone call. No help. I have submitted two requests for phone calls and no one has called yet. Our payroll is on a deadline. Need some assistance asap. 

 

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QuickBooks Team

In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

Hi there, nickyyoung0622.

 

I see you've been in contact with us multiple times to get this issue fixed. I'll provide information about the inconsistent data when sending in payroll.

 

Please know that we recently received a report about the inconsistent data error. Our product engineers are now working to fix this as soon as possible.

 

I suggest contacting our Phone Support Team again, so they can add you to our notification list. This will help our engineers determine the number of affected users. You'll also receive an update through email once this has been resolved. Then, please have our representative link your case number to INV-46520.

 

Please check this article on how you can view the different statuses of an employee's direct deposit paycheck: Check the status of an employee's direct deposit.

 

Please know that you're always welcome to post if you have any other concerns. Wishing you and your business continued success.

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

I have ftried all the things you sugested.  Still can't send my payroll.  Get the measasge "Problem adding new data to QuickBooks. Inconsistent data in downloaded employees"  Can't get a call back from QB Suport!"  Need to pay people on Friday!

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

Hi there,

 

Did you ever get this issue figured out? We are hitting it today as well.

 

Thank you!

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QuickBooks Team

In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

Currently, this is still an ongoing investigation, and we haven't received any updates yet, @Bizisblooming. Rest assured that our engineers are currently investigating and working on an immediate fix.

 

Meanwhile, let's run the Verify/Rebuild tool to detect data damage.

 

Here's how:

  1. Go to the File menu.
  2. Select Utilities, and choose Verify Data.
  3. If QuickBooks detected an issue, select Rebuild Now. Some users recommended that rebuilding data thrice fixes data damage.
  4. Click OK when you get the message "Rebuild has completed."

 

Once done, update your payroll tax table

 

If you're getting the same error message, I encourage you to reach out to our Customer Support Team. This way, they can add your account to the list of affected users so that you will be notified of any updates on the investigation's progress via email.

 

Here's how to contact our support:

1. Go to Help.

2. Click on Contact Us.

3. Enter your questions or concerns and click on Let's talk.

4. Choose either Start a chat or Get a callback.

 

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have limited staffing and have reduced our support hours to 6 AM-6 PM PT Monday-Friday. For more details about our support availability, refer to this article: Contact Support

 

I appreciate your patience as we work through this. If you have any other concerns, please don't hesitate to drop a comment below. We're always around to help. Take care.

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

I have the error.  What is the work around?

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In sending payroll information for direct deposit, I receive an error message: Problem adding new data to QB - Inconsistent data in downloaded transactions.

This error is still under investigation by engineering however the work around is calling in or requesting a call for help. There is a verification problem related to modifying Direct Deposit information (adding / changing). Customer Support can request engineering to put a stop on erroneous error so you can push payroll through, all while you're on hold. I ran into this issue today, I modified an hourly employees direct deposit on 08/18/20 and am now attempting to run payroll today for our semi monthly salaried employees - Error Problem adding new data to QB. Inconsistent data in downloaded employees.  **Its an ongoing issue but my immediate problem was resolved in about 15 minutes**

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