My payroll has processed with no problems for Jan and Feb. When I went to run a payroll for this week it will not process any withholding taxes. Why

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Hello there, southerniamech,

Let's locate the discrepancy and identify its cause by reviewing your payroll data.

There are three possible scenarios that can help you determine the source of payroll tax calculation errors:

  • If the tax calculation error exists only on a specific paycheck.
  • If your employee's quarter (qtd) or year to date (ytd) wage and/or tax information is wrong.
  • If payroll items and employees are set up correctly yet you are unable to determine the cause of discrepancy.

If your payroll items and employees are set up correctly, let's perform the following steps to isolate and fix the issue:

  1. Review your Payroll Data to locate the discrepancy and identify the source. 
  2. Fix employee's quarter or year to date tax and wage discrepancies. 
    • Payroll Checkup a tool that walks you through in reviewing your employee records, payroll item, and wage and tax amounts.
    • Payroll Detail Review Report. This report lists all transactions that affect an employee's wages and tax amounts. 
For the detailed steps and further information, you can check out this article: QuickBooks Desktop Calculates Wages and/or Payroll Taxes Incorrectly.

Please keep me posted how it goes by leaving a comment below. I'm just around if you need help.
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