social secuity and Medicare. boxes are checked that the employee is subject to withholding but it says 0 each time. What am I doing wrong and how do I go back and fix it?

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Let's figure out what happened, blramage.

Having a zero amount when creating a paycheck doesn't mean there's an erroneous calculation. It's possible there was an overpayment tax amount applied to the employee's paycheck that has caused this issue.

To verify if there's an over-payment, you can run a Payroll Detail Review report. If there is, you can adjust the payroll taxes manually to correct it. You can follow the detailed steps in this article: Adjust payroll liabilities.

For more details on how the software calculates the payroll taxes, you can check out this article: https://community.intuit.com/articles/1437167

You can also check out this article for future reference about QuickBooks calculates wages and/or payroll taxes incorrectly: https://community.intuit.com/articles/1436754.

Keep me posted if you have more questions. I'm here to help. 

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