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    Set default bank account for payroll

    Article ID: 1000065


    You changed the bank account you use for payroll, but paychecks and liability checks still point to the old bank account.

    Expected Outcome

    You will set the default bank account used to create payroll.


    You must have your new bank account set up in QuickBooks.


    To set your new bank account as the default for payroll:

    Choose Edit > Preferences.

    From the column on the left, click Checking.

    Select the Company Preferences tab.

    Check the Open the Create Paycheck box and select the bank account; and/or check the Open the Pay Liabilities box and select the bank account.

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