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Year-end checklist for QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

by Intuit Updated 7 months ago

Use this year-end checklist to prepare your tax forms in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll.

December and January are important months for every business. Whether it’s filing your taxes or sending out your employees’ W-2s, there are several things you need to get done.

Use this guide if you use one of the following payroll products:

  • QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Basic
  • QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Standard
  • QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Enhanced

Go over these important dates and tasks as you plan your work. If you need more info, select the link for more help.

December 27, 2023

Run final payroll for 2023

Order year-end supplies

Before the first payroll of 2024

Invite your employees to view W-2s online

Review and update employee information

Review and update company information

January 25, 2024

Prepare and file payroll tax forms and payments

January 29, 2024

Before January 31, 2024

  • E-file your 1099s early so they can be processed and postmarked to your contractors by January 31.

January 31, 2024

February 28 and March 31, 2024

QuickBooks Payroll BasicQuickBooks Payroll EnhancedQuickBooks Payroll Standard

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