Learn how to handle underpaid taxes in QuickBooks Online Payroll.
Do you have a notice about underpaid taxes from the IRS or state agency? Or do you see an amount due for taxes you thought were already paid? We explain how to resolve tax underpayment issues.
Do you need help with overpaid payroll taxes? Check out Resolve a payroll tax overpayment.
Why do I have an underpaid tax?
Here are some reasons you may have an underpaid tax:
- A retroactive increase in your tax rate
- You created additional paychecks for a period in which you already paid the taxes
- You requested us to perform a payroll correction resulting in additional taxes owed
Resolve the underpayment
If you received a notice about an underpaid payroll tax from the IRS or your state agency, see What to do if you receive a payroll tax notice.
Resolving tax underpayments depends on the payroll tax you're dealing with. Select the payroll tax you need to fix, then select your payroll plan.
Contact us for help fixing underpayments for:
- State Disability Insurance (SDI)
- Workers’ compensation
- Local taxes