How to Export paychecks and taxes to Quicken 2019 for Mac?


Hello there, pccchurch,

Exporting paychecks and taxes from QuickBooks Online Payroll (QBOP) to Quicken 2019 for Mac isn't possible. This feature is available in Intuit Online Payroll (IOP). If you’re using this payroll service, I’d be happy to guide you through the process.

To start, you need to make sure you have completed IOP's export set up by using the exact same names of the Quicken accounts you will use for the payroll data. Just remember not to export them at the same time.

To export paychecks, kindly follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Pay Day tab, then select the Paycheck List hyperlink.
  2. Select the checks you want to export.
  3. Click Export.
  4. In the File Download window, click Save. (Do not click Open.) You can save it to your desktop for easy tracking.
  5. Import the file to Quicken. Go to File, then click File Import.
  6. Choose QIF File.
  7. In the QIF Import window, locate the payroll.qif file you saved.
  8. Click Next, then Done.
  9. Hit Accept All.

To export tax payments, visit the Taxes & Forms tab, then click View Tax Payments you have made. Select the payments you'll export, then save the file, then import it to Quicken. Here's how: 

  1. Select File, choose File Import, then click QIF File.
  2. Locate the payroll.qif file, then select the liability account for the tax payment.
  3. Uncheck Special Handling for transfers.
  4. Check Transactions and Account List.
  5. Click Next, then Done.
  6. Hit Accept All.

When your payroll data is exported into Quicken, one transaction will be created in your bank account register for each paycheck. The tax payments will reduce the liability.

For the detailed steps in exporting payroll data from IOP to Quicken, you can check out this article: Export to Quicken for Windows or Mac (QIF).

That should do it. If you have any other concerns about the process, please let me know in the comment section below. I'm just around to help.

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