I entered a garnishment and it is not showing on the payroll register for the employee

I included a payroll garnishment for a employee that is not deducting from his check.


Thank you for posting here in the Community, hillis.haygood.

Let me provide you the steps on how to add the garnishment on your employee's record. 

After creating the garnishment deduction item, you'll have to set it up on the employee’s information. To add it on the paycheck, simply go to your employee's payroll info from the Employee Center

Then, in the Additions, Deductions, and Company Contributions section, add the garnishment item and enter the amount to be deducted every pay check. I’ve added a screenshot below for your reference.

Here's an article about setting up a payroll garnishment item for detailed instructions. Once you pay for the garnishment, see set up and pay scheduled or custom (unscheduled) liabilities article for more information. 

That should deduct the garnishment from the paycheck and let you pay the appropriate agency from your QuickBooks Desktop account.

Keep me posted on how it goes or if you have any other concerns about garnishments by leaving a comment below. I'm always glad to help in any way I can. Have a great rest of the day.

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