Need vendor direct deposit payments on bank statement not to indicate "Payroll". How to change?


Hi there, alloyd,

This happens when the Direct Deposit (DD) vendor payments go through our payroll platform to debit the amount from the company's bank account.

DD for vendors is part of the offers for Desktop payroll. We don't have a hold on the statement's description because this is a bank to bank process. You may need to contact your bank and ask them if they can change the description for you.

Moving forward, I recommend paying your vendor through direct deposit using the Pay Bills option.

Here's how: 

  1. Go to the Vendors menu, then select Pay Bills.
  2. Select the appropriate Accounts Payable account from the A/P Account drop-down.
  3. Select the bills you want to pay from the table. 
  4. Set any discount or credit that you want to apply to the bills.
  5. Select the payment data and method.
  6. Click Pay Selected Bills.
  7. Click Done when finished paying bills or select Pay more Bills to return to the Pay Bills window.

For the detailed steps and additional information, you can go through these articles:

That will explain why the payment indicates "Payroll" on your bank statement.

Don't hesitate to leave a comment below if there's anything I can help you with paying your vendors. I'm always around whenever you need my help.

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