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Track payroll that has not been paid yet



We want to track and record our employee's payroll that has not been paid yet, how do we enter it in quickbooks?

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Track payroll that has not been paid yet

Welcome and thanks for posting in the Community, @narchie_nama.


In QuickBooks Online (QBO) Internation versions, the option does not have a payroll function inbuilt.


As a workaround, you can create a journal entry to record the accounting information for your payroll. Before doing so, I suggest consulting an accountant to ensure your account stays accurate.


Here's how:


  1. In QBO, go to the + New option at the top left to create a Journal Entry.
  2. Enter the necessary information in the desired fields.
  3. Click Make Recurring.
  4. Enter a memorable Template Name and set Template Type to Unscheduled; click Save Template.
  5. Hit Save.


You can also check out this article for more example scenarios: Recording payroll transactions manually.


In addition, you may consider looking for a third-party payroll app that can integrate with the system. I highly recommend contacting our Customer Support Team to confirm if they can connect with QBO. Once verified, they can help you with the integration setup. For more details, click this article: Third-party payroll integration.


Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns by leaving a comment in this thread. I'll be here to help. Have a great day!