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Change or delete a payroll deduction item

Learn how to change or delete a payroll deduction item in Online Payroll.

You can easily change or delete a payroll deduction. We show you how using Intuit Online Payroll or QuickBooks Online Payroll.

Edit a payroll deduction item

Here's how to edit a payroll deduction item.

Intuit Online Payroll/Intuit Online Payroll Accountants

  1. Select Employees. Then select the name of the employee.
  2. In the Deductions & Contribution section, select Edit.
  3. Select Edit next to the trash icon.
  4. Edit the information. Then select Save.
  5. Select Ok.

You can also:

  1. Select Setup.
  2. Then select Deductions / Contributions. You can only edit the name of the provider in that section.

QuickBooks Online Payroll

  1. Select Workers, then select Employees.
  2. Select the name of the employee.
  3. Select edit (pencil) icon beside Pay.
  4. Select edit (pencil) icon next to the deduction item.
  5. Edit the information. Then select OK.

You can also:

  1. Select Settings ⚙️.
  2. Select Setup.
  3. Then select Deductions / Contributions. You can only edit the name of the provider in that section.

Delete a payroll deduction item

While you can remove a deduction in the Employee's setup, it will remain in the deduction list if the deduction was used before. Since you can't fully remove it from the list, you can edit the deduction name as "not in use." Or make up your own description.

Intuit Online Payroll/Intuit Online Payroll Accountants

  1. Select Employees. Then select the name of the employee.
  2. In the Deductions & Contribution section, select Edit.
  3. Select the trash bin icon. Then select remove to confirm deletion.

QuickBooks Online Payroll

  1. Select Workers, then select Employees.
  2. Select the name of the employee.
  3. Under Employee details, select edit (pencil) icon beside Pay.
  4. Select edit (pencil) icon next to the deduction item.
  5. Select the trash bin icon beside the deduction item. Then select Yes to confirm deletion.

Are you looking to add a payroll deduction item? Follow these links to the appropriate deduction.

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