Remove payroll service key in QuickBooks
To remove the payroll subscription from a company file, you need to remove the service key from the company file. This process will turn off the features of the payroll subscription in the company file but will not cancel the payroll subscription.
To remove a service key in QuickBooks:
Back up the company file.
Click Employees > My Payroll Service > Manage Service Key to open the QuickBooks Service Keys window.
Click Remove or press ALT + 0, then click Yes to the next two messages.