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Bookkeeping – W2 Review

Each year I process W2 forms for employees, via AccuraBooks Full Service Payroll Solutions, for my clients. It seems like each year, I learn something new regarding what to review and watch out for prior to actually processing any payroll tax forms. So here are some basic things to watch out for prior to processing

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How to Set Up an Employee Deduction Health Insurance Payroll Item in Quickbooks Desktop

Open Quickbooks desktop and click on the Lists menu and select Payroll Item List. Note: If payroll is not turned on in your Quickbooks file, then you will not see the Payroll Item List selection. You will need to create a new payroll item for the employee deduction portion of an employee’s health insurance plan,

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How to Set Up H.S.A. (Health Savings Account) Contribution Match Item in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Open Quickbooks desktop and click on the Lists menu and select Payroll Item List. Note: If payroll is not turned on in your Quickbooks file, then you will not see the Payroll Item List selection. You will need to create a new payroll item for the employer contribution match portion of an employee’s Health Savings

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Bookkeeping – Payroll Health Insurance Accounts

Offering Health Insurance benefits through your company payroll can be an attractive benefit to obtain and retain employees, however the bookkeeping for BOTH health insurance paycheck deductions and company contributions is something that has to be monitored quite continuously, even if your do not alter any wages during the year. This is because the cost

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Payroll Setup in your Chart of Accounts

Whether you are going to be integrating your payroll data from a 3rd party provider into your current bookkeeping platform or utilizing your own in-house payroll system, it is always a good idea to properly setup your corresponding liability and expense accounts in your chart of accounts AND periodically check the data and balances in all

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How to Set Up Health Savings Account Employee Deduction Item in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Open Quickbooks desktop and click on the Lists menu and select Payroll Item List. Note: If payroll is not turned on in your Quickbooks file, then you will not see the Payroll Item List selection. You will need to create a new payroll item for the employee deduction portion of an employee’s Health Savings Account

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How to Set Up a 401(k) Employer Match Item in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Open Quickbooks desktop and click on the Lists menu and select Payroll Item List. Note: If payroll is not turned on in your Quickbooks file, then you will not see the Payroll Item List selection. You will need to create a new payroll item for the employer match portion of an employee’s 401(k) company-sponsored plan,

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How to Set Up 401(k) Employee Deduction Item in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Open Quickbooks desktop and click on the Lists menu and select Payroll Item List. Note: If payroll is not turned on in your Quickbooks file, then you will not see the Payroll Item List selection. You will need to create a new payroll item for the employee deduction portion of an employee’s 401(k) company-sponsored plan,

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Payroll, the New W4 & QuickBooks

Here is a video explaining and showing how to enter the new W-4 form info into QuickBooks:  

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Reconciling the Payroll

My client, Barbara, recently applied for and received research and development funding for her business endeavors. This funding requires Profit & Loss reports to be submitted to board members each month for review. The problem we faced here, per the Accountant, was that the payroll summary reports from the outsourced payroll services company, must match

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