You must be wondering that How can I do my own payroll? It seems a tough task but QuickBooks Payroll is not as difficult as it seems.

Payroll is one of the most essential and difficult parts of running a business. There are all types of different procedure you need to know about, like FICA, Medicare deductions, local state taxes and much more.

Precautions before doing your own payroll

  • Before hiring employees to prepare yourself for calculations of payroll and the choice is up to you that that will do the payroll tasks.
  • There must be a proper system for the calculation of payroll as well as for writing paychecks for all employees who have worked for your business.
  • After making the payment of your employees, make sure you have enough money left for your taxes. It is most important to maintain a proper record of all the payment and taxes.

Steps to Process Payroll on Your Own

Follow the steps below and your payroll will be done in no time-

  1. Have all employees complete a W-4.
  2. Find or sign up for Employer Identification Number (EIN).
  3. Choose your payroll schedule.
  4. Calculate and withhold income taxes.
  5. Pay taxes.
  6. File tax forms & employee W-2s.

If you need any guidance and support regarding QuickBooks then do not hesitate to chat with our QuickBooks Payroll Support team.

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