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Pay bills from vendors through Direct Deposit

SOLVEDby QuickBooks12Updated April 19, 2023

Learn how to use direct deposit to pay vendors' bills.

Have you considered using direct deposit to pay bills for your vendors? With direct deposit, you’ll never have to worry about misplaced or lost paper checks. It’s a more secure and convenient way to pay vendors. The best part? No wait time. They’ll have access to their money immediately. 

Note: Direct deposit checks must be sent by 5:00 PM PT at least two banking days before the check date.

To pay your vendors through direct deposit:

Step 1: Sign up for the Direct Deposit service

Step 2: Set up your vendors for Direct Deposit

Step 3: Pay bills from your vendors through Direct Deposit

When you enter bills from your vendor invoices in QuickBooks Desktop, you have the option to pay them through Direct Deposit.

  1. Go to the Vendors menu, then select Pay Bills.
  2. Select the vendor you want to pay.
    • Filter the list so that only vendors marked for payment by Direct Deposit appear. From the Filter By list, select Direct Deposit Vendors.
  3. In the Payment section, select Direct Deposit from the Method dropdown list.
  4. In the Account dropdown, select the bank account you set up to pay your vendors for Direct Deposit.
  5. In the Payment section, double-check the date.
  6. Select Pay Selected Bills.
  7. Select Send Direct Deposit.
  8. Select Send.

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