QB Issue Resolution:

To do so, you’ll need to create a deduction item and make sure to select net pay under Gross vs. net. Let me show you how:


  1. Go to Lists at the top menu bar.
  2. Select Payroll Item List.
  3. Right-click the page.
  4. Click New.
  5. Select Custom Setup under Add new payroll item.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Select Deduction under Payroll item type.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Enter name for the deduction item.
  10. Click Next five times.
  11. Under Gross vs. net, select net pay.
  12. Click Next and click Finish.

After creating the item, open the paycheck created and add the deduction item under Other Payroll Items column. Click Save and Close to save the changes.

Resolution for Issue 'I want to show a deduction in a payroll check that does not affect wages.' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.

I want to show a deduction in a payroll check that does not affect wages.: this issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the issue yourself by looking for a resolution described below. If it is a complex issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other support options.

Support for Custom Setup
Quickbooks Repair Pro will resolve it efficiently and affordably. Guaranteed resolution of your issue, or you pay nothing!

Error Recovery for Custom Setup [Canada]
E-Tech is the #1 Quickbooks data migration and Conversion service provider.

Get 50% off Quickbooks Online

Click Here for 50% off!

Additional Support Options: