If you have to handle local payroll taxes, you need to set them up in the payroll setup interview. In this video, learn how to add the local tax information your company is responsible for.
- [Presenter] If you have to handle local payroll taxes, … you need to set them up in the payroll setup interview. … I already have the interview open … and we're in the state category. … So you can see the state tax screen. … You want to go down to where it says, … local/custom tax and then click the link, … you can add them here. … That opens up a dialog box … where you fill in information about the local tax. … The first thing is who pays the tax? … It's either the employee or the company. … In this case, I'm going to keep it set to employee. … QuickBooks payroll will fill in the tax name, … employee paid tax, … because it doesn't know anything about this tax. … So you want to change that to whatever the tax is. … And let's say that it's going to be a city payroll tax. … You can specify the liability count, … but in this case I'm going to leave them the way they are, … and then click next. … The tax tracking type is set to local income tax. … There're a few other options … which if local income tax doesn't apply, …
Note: This course covers only the US versions of QuickBooks Desktop and Payroll.
Skill Level Beginner
Using the exercise files2m 36s
1. Getting Started
2. Setting up Payroll Information
3. Defining Payroll Taxes
4. Finalizing Payroll Setup
5. Running Payroll and Payroll Liabilities
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