Where can I find the link for manual payroll calculations? I searched & tried using the "Answers in Help" method, but I don't see that section.Are there any alternatives?

I am trying to complete an assignment for school and am following the instructions in the text book, but when I search for payroll, calculate payroll, manual payroll, etc., I don't have an "Answer in Help" section and can't find any alternatives to get to the link.


It's good to see you here with us, rashannakitchen,

Let me get the help you need to ensure you're able to set up manual payroll.

To set up manual payroll without a subscription, here’s what you’ll need to do:

  1. Go to Edit menu and select Preferences.
  2. Choose Payroll & Employees on the left pane then go to the Company Preferences tab.
  3. Select Full Payroll radio button in the QuickBooks Desktop Payroll features section and click OK.
  4. Go the Help menu and click QuickBooks Help.
  5. Type Manual Payroll in the Help search field and press Enter.
  6. Choose the topic Calculate payroll manually (without a subscription to QuickBooks Payroll).
  7. Click the Manual Payroll calculations under Set your company file to use the manual payroll calculations setting.
  8. Choose Set my company file to use manual calculations link.
  9. Close and reopen QuickBooks.

That’s it! For detailed guidelines. here’s an article on how to set up QuickBooks Payroll without subscription for more information.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to visit us again. Take care.

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