How do I change payment preferences after running payroll?

I just ran payroll for the first time, and the employee I just paid using direct deposit now shows the pay method as "check". Initially I had it set to direct deposit with all his bank information, but it automatically changed itself. How did this happen, and how do I change it back? There is no option to change it back when I go into the Edit Employee menu.


Hello, jwatson.

One way to confirm if the employee is still on a direct deposit payment option is through the steps below:

  1. Go to Employees at the top and select Employee Center. 
  2. From the list, double-click the employee involved. 
  3. Select Payroll Info and click Direct Deposit button. 
  4. A check mark on the Use Direct Deposit For is an indication that the employee is still using Direct Deposit (if it’s not checked, just put a check mark on it).

Also, when you create a Direct Deposit paycheck, you’ll need to make sure that the Use Direct Deposit paycheck was selected. 

For additional information, please check out these references:

We're just a post or a comment away if you need anything else. 

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