Initial payroll setup

I am not able to run my first payroll, have added the employees, included the back accounts, have updated all the information of the employees. The "run first payroll" button is disabled and in the warning icon near each employee name it says "you need to enter any missing state tax info". Could you please assist, I am new to quickbooks and already late to pay my employees.  Thank you in advance.


Hi Jags,

It's possible that the state tax information were not entered in the tax settings.  

Let's check it out by following these steps:

  1. Click the Gear icon.
  2. Choose Payroll Settings.
  3. Under Taxes, click the State link and enter the tax information.
  4. Click OK.

Please see the screenshots below. You can also check these articles for more information: 

Reach out to us if you have any other concerns.

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