If you've deducted too much for a non-tax payroll deduction, such as health insurance, you need to give the employee a refund.
Write a paycheck to the employee.
In the Preview Paychecks
window, leave the Earnings section empty. (Delete salary payroll items by
pressing Ctrl+Del. For hourly payroll items, do not enter any hours.)
In the Employee Summary section, enter a positive amount for the appropriate
payroll item (click Yes in the message that QuickBooks displays), and record
When you write the paycheck, QuickBooks adjusts the liability for the
payroll item. Do not enter a liability adjustment in addition.
Use the Write Checks window to write
the employee a "regular" check.
Adjust the liability for this employee for the
Reimbursing an employee for