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    Remove or delete a scheduled payroll liability

    Article ID: 1000129


    Although you can't remove tax liabilities from the payroll schedule once they are set up in QuickBooks Desktop, you can remove other types of liabilities, such 401(k) contributions, health insurance, and dental insurance. This article explains how to do that.

    Expected Outcome

    You will remove scheduled payroll liabilities.


    You are not attempting to remove a tax liability from a payroll schedule.


    To remove a scheduled payroll liability:

    In QuickBooks Desktop, choose Employees > Payroll Center.

    In the Payroll Center, go to the Pay Liabilities tab. At the bottom, from the Other Activities list, click the Change Payment Method.

    To the left, in the QuickBooks Payroll Setup window, click Benefit and Other Payments.

    Click Schedule Payments.

    Double-click the payroll item you want to edit.

    Under Payment Frequency, click to select I don't need a regular payment schedule for this item.

    Click Finish twice.

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