how do I clear my payroll clearing account - are wages automatically entered as an expense. I have created pay runs and processed these - do they appear as expenses.


Hi there, rosie.wolfie72.

The option to clear the Payroll Clearing Account is unavailable. It is a default account or a zero-balance account that records payroll transactions (such as paycheck payments and Direct Deposits) during an accounting period.

If you're trying to add and match the payroll expenses from your online bank account, you can check out this article for the steps and details: Then, go to Payroll Clearing Account - Adding Expense Transaction in Online Banking section.

On the other hand, employee's wages and salaries are recorded in the general ledger under wage expense.

Feel free to reply to this post if you have additional questions. Thanks!

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