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Set up time tracking in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

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Learn how to use time tracking features in QuickBooks Payroll.

You can use the time tracking features in QuickBooks Desktop and we show you how to set it up.

Step 1: Set the format for time entries

QuickBooks Desktop has two time formats: decimal and minutes. You can change the format from decimal to minutes and vice versa.

Step 2: Set up time tracking in QuickBooks Preferences

  1. Go to Edit, then select Preferences.
  2. Select Time & Expenses, then Company Preferences.
  3. On the Do You Track Time? section, select Yes.
  4. On the First Day of Work Week ▼dropdown, select the day your work week begins.
  5. Select OK to save the changes.

Step 3: Set up your employees for time tracking

  1. Go to Employees, then select Employee Center.
  2. Double-click the employee's name.
  3. Select Payroll Info.
  4. Select Use time data to create paychecks, then OK.
  5. Repeat steps 2–4 to applicable employees.

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