There are a number of reasons why you're getting zero taxes when creating paychecks. This includes outdated tax table and if the item has reached the annual limit. Check out this article for more info.
We can fix this one by making sure the tax table is updated. For the detailed steps, you can check out this article.
If you've already created a paycheck, you'll have to delete and recreate them. This way, we can check if the payroll taxes are now calculating.
If you haven't created yet, you can follow these steps.
Go back to the Payroll Center.
Click Resume Scheduled Payroll or Pay Employees.
Right-click employee's name that's highlighted in yellow.