If you have activated Direct Deposit, but have not completed the employee
setup in QuickBooks, you can do that now:
Set up employees for direct
Important: If you're using Assisted Payroll service, you need to send your paychecks at least two banking days
before your company's payday to allow time for the service to process your
payroll information and transfer funds from your account into your
To do this task
Create the paychecks in QuickBooks.
If you're using payroll schedules, create paychecks using a payroll schedule. If you're not using payroll schedules, create paychecks using Unscheduled Payroll.
In the Review and Create Paychecks window, in the Paycheck Options section, click one of the following options: Print paychecks from QuickBooks or Assign check numbers to handwritten checks.
If you select Assign check numbers to handwritten checks, you can
enter a text memo in the First
Check Number field, which displays on your employees' checks or pay stubs instead of a check
Click Create Paychecks.
In the Confirmation and Next Steps window that appears, click Print Paychecks
to print checks or advices of deposit on Intuit check stock.
Click Print Paystubs
to print paystubs on blank paper.
Send your payroll data to
the payroll service.
Set up Direct