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    Workers Compensation payroll item flows to Unbilled Costs By Job report

    Article ID: 1000016


    The Unbilled Costs by Job report is displaying Workers Compensation, even though the cost is not billable.


    You have set up Workers Compensation and Job Costing in QuickBooks.

    Expected Outcome

    You can choose to have Workers Compensation to be billable or not.


    To clear this error:

    Choose Lists > Payroll Item List.

    Double-click the Workers Compensation payroll item to edit it.

    Click to clear Track Expenses by Job.

    Click Next then click Finish.

    Verify the Unbilled Costs by Job report is accurate, if not, continue with the steps below.

    Choose Edit > Preferences.

    From the list on the left, select Payroll & Employees.

    Click the Company Preferences tab.

    Click to clear Job Costing and Item Tracking. Click OK.

    Verify the Unbilled Costs by Job report is accurate.

    To turn Job Costing back on, click Edit > Preferences > Payroll & Employees > Company Preferences tab. Click to select Job Costing and Item Tracking. Click OK.

    This change does not affect previous paychecks.

    If necessary, correct previous paychecks:

    Before editing paychecks, make a backup.

    Find the paycheck you want to correct, and double-click it.

    Click Paycheck Detail.

    From the Review Paycheck window, change the WC Code to a different code (you can use any code).

    If the Net Pay Locked error message appears, click No.

    Click OK, and click Save & Close.

    Double-click on the paycheck again, and click Paycheck Detail.

    Change the WC Code back to the correct code.

    Click OK, and click Save & Close.

    Please refer to QuickBooks Help for additional information on job tracking.

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