This is usually an error. Some common causes of this error include:
You re-installed QuickBooks but have not yet re-downloaded the tax tables
you used to create this paycheck. You should download the latest tax
You work in a multi-user environment. A co-worker downloaded the latest tax
tables and created paychecks. But you haven't downloaded the latest tax
tables and now you are trying to edit one of those paychecks. You should
download the latest payroll updates before proceeding.
You have downloaded the 1-Time Tax Table Download, but you do not have your
own QuickBooks Payroll subscription. Now you are viewing a company file
belonging to a company with a QuickBooks Payroll subscription. You should open
the company file in the payroll subscriber's copy of QuickBooks and edit the paychecks there.
Getting a payroll
update (online option)