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Change paycheck numbers

by Intuit Updated 1 month ago

Learn how to edit or modify check numbers in QuickBooks Online Payroll and QuickBooks Desktop Payroll.

If you’ve accidentally entered an incorrect paycheck number in QuickBooks, you can change it anytime.

Follow the steps below to modify check numbers for your product.

Note: Not sure which payroll service you have? Here's how to find your payroll service.

QuickBooks Online Payroll

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  1. Go to Payroll, then Employees.
  2. Below Run payroll, select Paycheck list.
  3. Select Filter to find the paycheck. You can filter it by date range or employee.
  4. Enter the correct Check number.
  5. If you want to reprint the paycheck with the correct check numbers, select Print.

QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

  1. Go to Banking, then Use Register.
  2. Select the account where the check or paycheck is located.
  3. Find and double-click the paycheck to open it.
  4. In the Check Number field, enter the correct check number.
  5. Select Save & Close.
  6. Select Yes when prompted to record the changes.
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