QuickBooks Online Payroll – Print Reprint Payroll Paystubs Paychecks Checks Printer Setting FAQ

The first time you run payroll, you’ll probably handwrite paychecks on your personal or business account, and then print out pay stubs for your employees. If you set up direct deposit from your bank to your employees’ bank accounts, you can print stubs on payday. You can also choose to set up paycheck printing using preprinted check stock. Handwrite checks or direct deposit employee pay, then print pay stubs on plain paper
You can pay employees by direct deposit or by writing a check by hand, and then give them their printed pay stubs for a record of taxes and wages paid. …MORE

You can print/reprint pay stubs or paychecks at any time from the “Paycheck List” report.

To reprint:
1) In the left navigation bar, click Reports.
2) Click the All Reports tab, and then click Manage Payroll.
3) From the list of reports, click Paycheck List.
4) When the report page opens, select the checkboxes for the pay stubs or paychecks you want to print.
5) Click Print to open the PDF in a new tab.
6) Right-click in the pay stub PDF, and choose Print (or for Mac, press Command-P).

(Dashboard > Reports > Type Paycheck list)

Paycheck Printer Setting:

If you need different paycheck printer setting, you change it under preferences.
Gear > Payroll Settings > Paycheck Printing under Preferences.

Will QuickBooks Payroll print routing and bank numbers on black check stock for payroll?

No. You need preprinted forms check stubs.


Payroll topics

I don’t see the Print paychecks button. Where is it?

Paycheck print options

Print pay stubs

How can I make an inactive employee active again

Here’s how to reactivate an inactive employee:

  • From the homepage dashboard
  • Go to Employees
  • Choose Inactive Employees from Active Employees drop-down arrow Click
  • Inactive Employee row in question
  • Click “Employment” pencil at the far right
  • Under Status, you should see “Not on Payroll” for inactive employee
  • Select “Active” from the drop-down list
  • Save Done

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How do I add this one-time bonus properly to Quickbooks payroll

This is how to handle employee bonus in QuickBooks Payroll. You will first need to add a Bonus type under the employee profile and then you run either just a Bonus check alone or the regular check with the Bonus amount. You will need to take the following steps to process the bonus check:

To set up Bonus as “Additional pay” type to the name of the employee:

  • Go to Employees Center.
  • Select the name of the employee from the Employee list.
  • Under Employee details, click “Pay” the pencil icon.
  • Under question number three, click “Pay” the pencil icon again.
  • Check the “Bonus” box.
  • Click Done.
  • Click Done.





To run the Bonus check alone:

  • Go to Employees Center.
  • Next to the Run payroll button, click the drop-down arrow.
  • Click Bonus only (at the upper right corner).
  • Select As net pay or As gross pay.
  • Click Continue.
  • Enter the Pay date.
  • Enter the Bonus amount.
  • To pay by paper check but not direct deposit, click the lightning icon, then switch “pay by” to paper check from direct deposit.
  • Choose Bank account.
  • Click Preview payroll.
  • It should also calculate employee taxes for that bonus amount.
  • Click Submit payroll.
  • Enter check number to print.
  • Select Print paychecks button to print.
  • Click Finish payroll.

To run the regular check with the Bonus amount:

  • Under Employee, click the Run payroll button.
  • Select the Pay Date and the Pay period.
  • Enter the Bonus amount.
  • Click the Preview payroll button.
  • Click the Submit payroll button.
  • Click the Finish payroll button.







How to create bonus on my employee’s paycheck in QBO Payroll

There are two ways to create bonus paycheck to your employee in QBO Payroll.

1) Regular Payroll Check
2) Separate Payroll Check

Here are the steps to create a bonus with a regular paycheck:

  • On the left panel, click the Employees tab.
  • Select an employee you wish to add this pay type.
  • Click on the Pencil icon next to pay.
  • In Section 3, click on Add additional pay types.
  • Select Bonus and click Done.
  • Once you run payroll, you’ll see a box where you can enter the bonus amount.


Here are the steps to create the bonus separate from the paycheck:

  • On the left pane, click the Employees tab.
  • Click the Run Payroll drop-down arrow and select Bonus only.
  • Select As gross pay (this will deduct taxes accordingly).
  • Enter the pay date.
  • Select the name of the employee that will be receiving the bonus check with the checkbox to the left of their name.
  • Enter the amount in the Bonus field.
  • Click Preview Payroll
  • Click Submit Payroll


Tutorial Bonus Paycheck Video:

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