How do I add the tax I paid by a check? I paid tax by a check so the quarterly tax I paid shows zero.


Hello there, marikaheinicke,

To add quarterly tax payments made through check, you can manually record this as Estimated Taxes in your QuickBooks Self-employed account.

  1. Sign in to QuickBooks Self-Employed.
  2. Go to Transactions.
  3. Click the Add transaction button.
  4. Enter the Date, Transaction, and Amount.
  5. Select Estimated Taxes for its category under the Category and Tags column.
  6. Click Save.

I've attached a screenshot below for your better view.

Once completed, the payment will show in the Estimated Tax Payments section in the Taxes menu.

If you wish to pay your taxes online or set up your EFTPS account, kindly refer to this article to guide you with the steps you need to take: Pay Federal Estimated Quarterly Taxes.

Please let me know if you have other concerns about recording your tax payment in QuickBooks Self-Employed. I'm always here to help.

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