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Payroll is not taking taxes out of checks. I am active. Why is this happening?

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QuickBooks Team
QuickBooks Team

Payroll is not taking taxes out of checks. I am active. Why is this happening?

Let me share some information about why payroll taxes are not deducting form your paychecks, patriot19357.


There are several reasons why payroll taxes aren't calculating. Among these are:


  • The total annual salary exceeds the salary limit.
  • The gross wages of the employee's last payroll are too low.
  • Ensure to run the latest payroll update to keep your taxes updated.

Let's make sure your QuickBooks is in the latest version as well as your tax table. Then, review the employee's tax setup since it affects how QuickBooks calculates it.


Once done running payroll update, please revert your employee's paycheck. This refreshes your payroll information to calculate the taxes on the transaction.


Here's how:


  1. Open your employee's Payroll Information.
  2. Right-click the name of your employee which highlighted in yellow. 
  3. Select Revert Paycheck

For more troubleshooting solutions when payroll taxes are not withholding, please refer to these articles:


Feel free to reply to this post if you need a hand with running employees' payroll reports. I'll be here to help.

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