Create an Addition item called 401k Reimbursement or similar, with the same exact tax tracking and tax-ability settings, and use it on a paycheck.

Resolution for 'ability settings issue: 'How can I pay back a payroll deduction that I already took?' available: Yes.

The ability settings 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 ability settings issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex ability settings issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other ability settings support options.

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