You should rarely need to void a paycheck. Remember that voiding a
paycheck is not like voiding other kinds of checks; paychecks have associated tax and other
liability calculations and payments that need to be taken into consideration.
For common situations with better alternatives than voiding a paycheck, see Alternatives to voiding a
If you use the Assisted Payroll service, see
Voiding paychecks (Assisted Payroll).
For direct deposit paychecks, see Edit or void a direct deposit paycheck.
If you created a duplicate check by mistake, you may simply want to delete it.
If none of the alternatives to voiding accomplish the desired result,
you can void the paycheck.
To do this task
Note: We recommend that you back up your data before you void paychecks.
Click the Payroll Center icon.
In the Pay Employees section, click the Related Payroll Activities drop-down arrow, and then click Edit or Void Paychecks.
Note: If you don't have payroll, go to the Employees menu and then click Edit or Void Paychecks.
Enter a date range in the Show paychecks from and through fields, and press the
Tab key to display the checks.
What does the date represent?
Click to select the paycheck you want to void.
Click the Void button.
Follow the instructions in any message that appears.
These instructions vary by the check
date and the payroll service you're subscribed to. After you void the
paycheck, a notation is included in the Memo field and the net amount of the
check is 0.00.
Click Done to close the Edit/Void Paychecks window.
How voiding affects year-to-date
paycheck you voided was issued in a previous quarter or year for which you have already
filed tax returns, you must amend
your payroll tax forms and file the amended returns with the appropriate agencies.
How voiding a paycheck impacts
Alternatives to voiding a