How do I get Quickbooks to match direct deposits downloaded from my bank to payroll checks already in Quickbooks?

When my information is downloaded from my bank, all payroll direct deposits get listed under the same employee. Prior to this month Quickbooks matched the direct deposit amount with the correct employee. How can I get this to work again? When I try to edit the transaction to find a match, I get a message that no match is found.


Thank you for sharing your concern, ron.

I have information you should know about matching bank feed transactions with payroll checks.

There are currently no reported issues with QuickBooks matching downloaded direct deposit transactions under one employee. In your case, this might be the reason why you can't find a match when trying to edit the transaction.

There's one thing you could check to resolve this issue. You may have created a bank rule which automatically categorizes all payroll transactions under one employee.

To verify, go to the Bank Rules tab in your Banking page. Then, click the drop-down for Edit so you can check the bank rule details if there's any.

For more information about Bank Rules, just refer to the following articles:

For future reference, here's an article about adding and matching downloaded banking transactions:

This information should help you with your concern. Let me know if you're able to match the payroll transactions to the correct employee. Feel free to post a comment below if you have questions. I'm always here to answer. Have a nice day!

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