Can I create a second paycheck for an employee who received the incorrect hourly wage on his current paycheck? If so, how do I do that?


Hello, jjbrieger,

Yes, you can create a second paycheck to correct the hourly wage of your employee.

If the paycheck was manually created, you can delete and re-create the it right away.

Here are the simple and easy steps to create a second paycheck:

  1. Go to the Payday tab.
  2. Locate the name of the employee.
  3. Click the Create 2nd check hyperlink.
  4. Enter all necessary information of the paycheck.
  5. Click the Create button.
  6. Select Approve Paychecks.
  7. You can View & Print or choose Continue.

You can check the Paycheck List to make sure that the 2nd paycheck was successfully created and recorded in the system.

On the other hand, if the paycheck was created using direct deposit and the payroll was already processed, the system will no longer allow to delete it.

I suggest waiting a day after the payroll date or asking the employee if he/she already received the direct deposit paycheck because you'll need to contact our payroll support to have the paycheck negated before re-creating it.

To contact our Payroll Support, please visit this link:

Check out this article for your reference: Create paychecks in QuickBooks Online Payroll and Intuit Online Payroll.

Leave a comment below if you have other concerns about creating a second paycheck. I'll be around to help.

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