When you are setting defaults to be used for all your employees, use this tab to indicate which state taxes you
want to apply to most employees, whether they are paid by your company or withheld.
You can make changes to this default information when you set up the individual employees.
Entering state tax information for the employee defaults
Entering miscellaneous state tax information for employee defaults
Important: You must have a payroll item set up for each state tax you need. If you don't, QuickBooks prompts you to add one when you select your state from the drop-down arrow.
When you are adding a new employee or changing information for an existing employee, use this tab to select
the taxes that apply to the employee and to enter
state withholding information about the employee. Select taxes that are paid by your company for this employee as
well as taxes that are withheld from the employee's pay.
Entering state tax information for an individual employee.
Entering miscellaneous state tax information for an individual employee
For more information on applicable withholdings and taxes in specific states, as well as contact information for state tax agencies, go to the Payroll Tax Compliance web site and select your state from the list.