How do I import a company from Pro Plus 2018 into Payroll Annual Basic?


Hi there, omakautoplaza!

There are two scenarios you can consider before you can use payroll to your company file. I'll be glad to share them and help you from there.

To start with, if you're purchasing a new payroll subscription, you can simply enter the service key to activate your payroll and then you can start using it.

That being said, here's how you can enter your payroll service key:

  1. Go to Employees.
  2. Select Payroll.
  3. Click Enter Payroll Service Key.
  4. From the QuickBooks Service Key window, select Add.
  5. Enter your payroll service key.
  6. Click OK.

In addition, here's an article you can read to learn more about your payroll service key: Enter your Payroll Service or Disk Delivery Key.

Meanwhile, if you purchase your payroll through a retail store, you'll have to contact directly their support. From there, they can give you the instructions you can follow so you can activate your payroll.

As always, you can visit our Help Articles page for QuickBooks Desktop Payroll if in case you need to learn some "How do I" steps.

It'll be always my pleasure to help if you have any other questions. I'll be keeping an eye for your response.

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