I e-pay payroll taxes and accidentally entered the wrong date for the payment to be deducted. How can I fix this? Payments will be a week late. Thank you!

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Hello there, mom.of.boys,

The Withdraw On date is the date when the agency will debit the funds from your bank account and settle the payment. Let's check the status of the payroll tax e-payment so you can identify what steps you need to perform in order correct the payment date.

Here's how:

  1. Go to the Employees menu, then select Payroll Center.
  2. Select the Pay Liabilities tab.
  3. In the Payment History section, select the E-Payments tab.
  4. Locate the payment and check it's status under the Status column.

Here's an article that provides the steps on how you can monitor your electronic transactions after submitting them in QuickBooks Desktop: Check E-file or E-pay Status.

If the status is "Submitted to Intuit", this means the e-payment has been submitted to us. You can still correct the Withdraw On date by contacting our QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Support Team. They can verify the e-payment and can provide another option so you can resubmit it with the correct date.

If the status is "Submitted to agency", this means the payment is already sent to the agency. I'd recommend contacting the agency to let them apply the payment directly so you'll not be penalized. 

If you wish to know the dates that affect e-pay and e-file processing, this article will guide you through: Dates Affecting E-payment Submission and Processing.

Please let me know if you have other payroll taxes concerns. I'm just around if you need further help.

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