deleting employee from the week of payroll

I have posted payroll but did not exclude an employee. 


Hi chrosenthal,

Deleting an employee's payroll check in QuickBooks Online is easy. Let me help you with this.

  1. Go to Employees.
  2. Select the employee.
  3. Go to Paycheck list.
  4. In the Paycheck page, click on Delete.
  5. Click Delete Paycheck to confirm.

If this is a direct deposit check, you can only Void it. For more information, please check out this article: Void or Delete Paychecks

You can't delete nor edit a direct deposit check if it has been processed. The check will be considered "processed" by the system once it was approved and passed 5 PM Pacific Standard Time –that the check is already within the 2-banking day lead time before the actual pay date. For example, if the check is dated on Friday –considering that you've created and approved the check last Wednesday, before 5 PM, the check is already considered processed and couldn't be edited nor deleted anymore.

You may need to process a Direct Deposit Trace/Reversal. Please refer to this article: Request a direct deposit trace/ reversal.

If you have more payroll questions, please let me know. I'm happy to help. 

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