How do I change payroll from check to direct deposit?

Hi, I ran payroll for an employee and see the transaction in the register and taxes have been withdrawn from the business checking account,   On the workers/employee page it shows direct deposit next to the employee but no direct deposit occurred. If you click on the Employee / paycheck list it says paid by check. We have no paper checks as want it paid by direct deposit, how do I make payment to occur this way?


Thanks for posting your question in the Community, bpeller,

Let me get the help you need to ensure that you’d able to pay your employee via Direct Deposit.

To start, double check if you’ve successfully set up employee to be paid via Direct Deposit and entered bank account. Once verified, upon running payroll make sure that click the Direct Deposit icon for the employee.

Here’s what you’ll need to do:

  1. Click Employees in the left navigation bar, then select the Employee.
  2. Click Run Payroll.
  3. Select the schedule to use for this payroll run, then click Continue.
  4. Click the Direct Deposit icon for the employee.
  5. Enter the employee’s paycheck info.
  6. Click Preview payroll, then click Submit payroll.
  7. Click Finish payroll.

That’s it! I’d appreciate if you can update me on how it goes. I’m always here to help.

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