As part of your employee default setup, you can specify which federal taxes affect your employees and your company. QuickBooks then prefills the taxes when you set up the payroll records for individual employees.
To do this task
Click Employee Center.
Click Manage Employee Information at the top of the list and click Change New Employee Default Settings.
Click the Taxes button.
On the Federal tab of the Taxes window, select the federal taxes that apply to most (or all) of your employees.
Make sure that you select all taxes your company has to pay, regardless of whether they are withheld or are a company expense.
Do one of the following:
To continue entering tax information, click either the State or the Other tab.
If you have no more tax information to enter, click OK to return to the Employee Defaults window.
Setting up your employee defaults
Entering benefits and other adjustments (employee defaults)
Entering miscellaneous state or local tax information (employee defaults)
Entering sick and vacation time information (employee defaults)
Entering state tax information (employee defaults)
Entering wage and salary information (employee defaults)