Regardless of how you've set up your
employee defaults, you can
customize the miscellaneous state and local tax information for each employee.
QuickBooks then uses this information when you write a paycheck for the
You need an "other" tax payroll item for each miscellaneous state
or local tax.
Have you set up payroll items?
Click Employee Center.
Click the Employees tab, if necessary.
If the employee is already on the list, double-click the employee's name.
If the employee is not yet on the list, click New Employee at the top of the list.
Click the Change tabs drop-down list and choose Payroll and Compensation Info.
Click the Taxes button. Click the Other tab.
If the employee is subject to one of the miscellaneous state or local taxes
in the drop-down list in the Item Name field, click that tax.
If the tax you want is not listed, choose from the drop-down
list and set up a new "other" tax payroll item.
If any blank fields appear on the Other tab for the tax you chose, fill them
If you are not asked for the tax rate, QuickBooks already has the rate in
its tax table. You can receive regular payroll updates, which include current
tax tables, when you subscribe to QuickBooks Payroll. To learn more about QuickBooks Payroll, display the QuickBooks Payroll web site.
For additional information that will help you fill in the fields, go to the Payroll Tax Compliance page.
If the employee is subject to more taxes, choose them from the drop-down
Do one of the following:
To continue entering tax information, click either the
Federal or the
If you have no more tax information to enter, click OK to return to the New or Edit Employee window.
Entering benefits and other adjustments
Entering federal tax information (individual employees)
Entering sick and vacation time information (individual employees)
Entering state tax information (individual employees)
Entering wage and salary information (individual employees)