- If you have to handle local payroll taxes,…you need to set them up in the Payroll Setup interview.…To do that, over on the left side,…if necessary, click the Taxes link…and then click State Taxes.…To add a new item, down below the list click Add New.…What you want to select is the…create a specific local/custom tax option.…The first question you have to answer is,…who pays this tax?…And in this example it's going to be the employee.…
Let's say it's a local city tax.…The tax name box is already filled in…with employee paid tax because of the option,…but we're going to change that.…Just make it Sample local tax,…just to see how it works.…At the bottom right, click next.…The tax tracking type is set to Local Income Tax,…that's what we want.…Head down to the bottom right and click next.…This screen is about how to calculate the tax.…In the calculate amount drop-down list,…you can choose different types of calculations.…
In this case though, it's a flat amount,…so I'm going to choose do not calculate, enter flat amount.…
- Signing up for Intuit Payroll
- Working with the Setup Wizard
- Entering compensation and benefits items
- Setting up employees
- Defining payroll taxes
- Recording historical payroll data
- Running payroll
- Managing payroll liabilities
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/08/2017. What changed?
A: The following topic was updated: signing up for QuickBooks Payroll.
QuickBooks Desktop: Tips and Trickswith Bonnie Biafore3h 13m Intermediate
1. Getting Started
What you need for payroll2m 15s
2. Setting Up Company and Employee Payroll Information
3. Defining Payroll Taxes
4. Finalizing Payroll Setup
5. Running Payroll and Paying Liabilities
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