Learn how to file your state payroll tax forms and pay your state taxes electronically.
Paying your state payroll taxes and filing the necessary state forms on time throughout the year is an essential task. In QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Enhanced, you can pay taxes and file forms electronically for most states. This is the fastest and easiest way to make sure you stay compliant with the state agencies.
Do you use another QuickBooks Desktop Payroll product or need info on federal taxes and forms?
- If you use QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted, we pay and file your taxes and forms for you
- If you use QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Basic or Standard, see Pay and file your payroll taxes and forms manually in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll
- Looking to e-file and e-pay your federal taxes and forms? See E-file and e-pay Federal taxes and forms in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Enhanced
Step 1: Set up state e-file and e-pay
First, you need to make sure you’re set up to e-file and e-pay your state taxes and forms.
Step 2: Find the e-file and e-pay method for your state
There are different filing and payment methods depending on your state tax. Check out the table below to see which method you need to use.
Step 3: Select your e-file and e-pay method
When you’re ready to e-file and e-pay, select the method for your state tax: E-file and e-pay separately or E-file and e-pay together.
If you need to file your state forms and pay your state taxes manually, see Pay and file payroll taxes and forms manually in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll.