You must have a payroll service subscription to prepare payroll tax forms in QuickBooks.
The following provides general information about payroll tax forms, not about specific payroll tax forms. For payroll tax assistance and to find out which payroll tax forms are supported in QuickBooks, go to the Payroll Tax Compliance web site.
What if I'm an Assisted Payroll customer?
Navigate through your form
Use the Previous and Next arrows at the bottom of the payroll form window to navigate through
all the pages in your form.
Get details about fields on your form
For information about specific fields on the form you're preparing, click the View details about this form link on the form worksheet.
Check your form for errors
Edit data on your form
Edit the preparer's
Assisted Payroll tax filing
Assisted Payroll Form W-2
Get more information about federal payroll tax forms (including Form W-2/W-3)
Get more information about state payroll tax forms and tax payment coupons (vouchers)
View your form's filing and printing instructions
For most federal and state payroll tax forms, you can do the following:
Click View filing and printing instructions in the payroll tax form window to view
filing and printing instructions for your form.
Click the Back to form link to go back to your form.
Click the Previous arrow at the bottom of the payroll form window to navigate back to your form.
For Forms W-2 and W-3, you can print the filing and printing instructions:
Click Print forms.
Under Employer, select Employer Filing Instructions: for W-2 and W-3 forms.
Click Print, then click Close Window.
Print a form
Will my tax agency accept the form?
Save a form that you haven't
Archive a form
Troubleshoot payroll tax forms
Limitations of QuickBooks payroll tax forms
Still need help with your payroll tax form?
If you have additional questions about preparing or filing payroll tax forms, check the Payroll Support site where you can get answers to common payroll issues on your own or you can contact a QuickBooks Payroll specialist to get personalized assistance. You can also visit the QuickBooks Community site and search for information on payroll tax forms. Or you can ask your accountant for assistance. If you don't have an accountant, Intuit can help you find one.