Change an expense or liability account associated with a payroll item
You can change the expense or liability account associated with a payroll item.
You have created a payroll item you would like to correct.
The payroll item will report to the correct liability and/or expense accounts.
To change the account on a payroll item:
Open the payroll item.
- QuickBooks Pro and Premier: Click on Lists on the top menu bar, then choose Payroll Item List.
- QuickBooks Simple Start: Click on Payroll at the top. In the Payroll Center, click on the Setup and Maintain drop-down menu and choose View/Edit Payroll Items.
Click on the Payroll Item button (bottom left).
Click on Customize Columns.
Under Available Columns, highlight Expense Account, click Add.
Under Available Columns, highlight Liability Account, 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.