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QuickBooks Payroll Essential Training

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Learn to manage and run company payroll with QuickBooks Payroll and these tutorials from Bonnie Biafore.

Master QuickBooks Payroll with these tutorials from QuickBooks Payroll expert Bonnie Biafore. Start by learning how to set up an account and enter company and employee payroll data; then define federal, state, and local payroll taxes and work with various accounts and payroll items. If you're starting with Payroll midyear, she also explains how to add year-to-date data. The final chapters show how to run payroll, prepare payroll tax forms, and generate reports.


  • Welcome
  • Choosing the right QuickBooks Payroll product
  • Using the exercise files
1. Getting Started
  • What you need for payroll
  • Signing up for QuickBooks Payroll
  • Working with the Payroll Setup interview
2. Setting Up Company and Employee Payroll Information
  • Setting up payroll accounts
  • Creating compensation items
  • Setting up insurance benefits
  • Defining retirement benefits
  • Setting up items for paid time off
  • Choosing other paycheck additions and deductions
  • Creating employee records
3. Defining Payroll Taxes
  • Entering federal tax information
  • Setting up state tax information
  • Specifying local tax information
  • Scheduling payroll tax payments
4. Finalizing Payroll Setup
  • Entering year-to-date totals
  • Editing payroll items
  • Specifying standard settings for new employees
5. Running Payroll and Paying Liabilities
  • Running payroll
  • Running payroll reports
  • Paying payroll liabilities
  • Next steps

Taught by

Bonnie Biafore

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