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Where to put employee social

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QuickBooks Team

Where to put employee social

Setting up your employee's Social Security number is easy as 1 2 3, @actconstruction2.


You can go to the Payroll Taxes Setup and Compliance page and fill out the W-4 information of your employee, which includes the Social Security number. Let me guide you through the steps.


  1. Click Payroll from the left menu, then select Employees.
  2. Select the employee you want to enter a Social Security number. Or click Add an employee if you haven't them added yet.1.PNG
  3. Hit the Edit Employee button.2.PNG
  4. Then, go to the What are this employee's withholdings? section and click Enter W-4 form.3.PNG
  5. Select Yes, I have Employee's W-4 Form. You'll be routed to the Payroll Taxes Setup and Compliance page.
  6. On the page, fill out the information as well as the Social Security number.
  7. Click Done once finished.4.PNG

I'm adding this article for more details: Edit or change employee info in payroll.


You might also want to check out this article to learn how to process payroll in QuickBooks Online: Process or run payroll.


Please feel free to keep in touch with me here if you have other concerns with QuickBooks payroll. I want to make sure you're taken care of. 

QuickBooks Team

Where to put employee social

I'm back to check on you, @actconstruction2.


May I know if you were able to enter your employee's Social Security number in QuickBooks Online (QBO)? If you need more clarification on this, just leave a comment below. I'll be sure to get back to you.

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