Why do my calculations (which are correct) on the Paycheck History Quarterly detail say that it does not add up when it does in fact, add up to the amount on screen?

I have the previous paycheck reports by the quarters. Also a total for Jan-Sept. I have added them many times now, and I will go back and triple check the employees individually, but it makes no sense. And I have my first payroll with this company tomorrow!

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I appreciate you checking your employee's setup to ensure everything is entered correctly, lisawilli081975.

It could be that the total gross pay versus the deductions does not agree with the total net pay. Another reason is that there's a fraction of cents in the total amount. This is why the quarterly paycheck calculation does not add up correctly.

To make sure that you can run payroll tomorrow without issues, I'd suggest contacting our Payroll Support Specialists. They can do a screen sharing session with you to take a closer look on what's causing the discrepancy.

Here's how to get in touch with them:

  1. Go to this link https://payroll.intuit.com/support/contact/.
  2. Click the Basic, Standard & Enhanced button.
  3. Select the Payroll tab on the left panel.
  4. Click the View Contact Info button and get the phone number.

Please let me know if you need anything else. Thanks for dropping by the Community.

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