I can guide you with that, @samko1.
To find the topic “Calculate payroll manually (without a subscription to QuickBooks Payroll)", in your QuickBooks Desktop (QBDT) software, you’ll want to click the QuickBooks Desktop Help F1 and look for the topic.
Before doing so, ensure to follow the steps shared by colleague JanyRoseB above to successfully achieve this.
You can also see this article to learn more about QuickBooks Desktop (QBDT) payroll: Get started with Payroll.
You’re always welcome to post in the Community if you have other questions about payroll in your QBDT software. We have customers and experts here you’re willing to share their knowledge and help other users. Have a wonderful day!