To increase what you owe for a payroll item, enter a positive amount.
If a positive adjustment is for an employee, QuickBooks displays a message
suggesting that you make the adjustment on a paycheck instead of here. For most
flat-rate taxes supported by the tax table, QuickBooks automatically adds the
missing amount on the next paycheck. For other taxes, company-paid benefits,
and nontax deductions, you can increase the amount by editing it on a
Note: If you have additional pay periods in this reporting period,
let the auto-correcting function in QuickBooks make the adjustments for you. If
you don't have any additional pay periods, then you can
enter a liability adjustment for the payroll
To decrease what you owe for a payroll item, enter a negative amount.
If you deducted too much for a nontax deduction, you can write a
paycheck to refund the funds to the employee. If you
write such a check, do not also enter a liability adjustment.