Change an expense or liability account associated with a payroll item
You can change the expense or liability account associated with a payroll item.
The payroll item will report to the correct liability and/or expense accounts.
You have created a payroll item you would like to correct.
To change the account on a payroll item:
From the QuickBooks menu at the top, click Lists > Payroll Item List.
At the lower left of the Payroll Item List, click Payroll Item > Customize Columns.
From the Available Columns list, select Expense Account, and then click Add.
Still from the Available Columns list, select Liability Account, and click Add.
Double-click the payroll item you want to change.
In the Edit payroll item window, click Next until you reach the Expense Account or Liability Account drop-down list.
Select the new expense or liability account, and click Next until you can click Finish.