When you have determined the amount of allocated tips for an employee, you
can assign the amount to the employee in QuickBooks in either of two ways:
In the Liability Adjustment window, enter the amount as a positive "liability" adjustment for
your allocated tips payroll item. If you see a message suggesting that you
create a paycheck instead, ignore the message.
Important: Make both the date and the effective date within the
calendar year for the allocated tips. Also, be sure to specify the employee
Add your allocated tips payroll item and the amount to a regular paycheck
for the employee. The amount does not affect the paycheck net amount. It does
not print on the paycheck voucher or on a paystub.
Important: The paycheck date must be within the calendar year for the
In either case, you should enter the amount before sending
any paychecks to QuickBooks Assisted Payroll for a new calendar year. If
this is not possible, you must
To verify that you have entered the allocated tips correctly, create a
payroll summary report or
employee earnings summary
report for the calendar year. Check that each employee has the correct
total for allocated tips.