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Mastering QuickBooks Desktop Payroll
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Free updates – for life!

QuickBooks Desktop changes every year. But you don’t have to worry about outdated training. Unlike other software training that eventually becomes outdated when the software changes, your purchase includes all the updates we make in the future. Rest assured knowing you have the latest and greatest content…at no additional cost.

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The courses are all filmed in crystal clear HD, so you don’t miss any details. Expand the viewing area to full screen or watch it in a smaller format…either way, you can easily follow the instructions and see every detail.

Access to all the courses: Anywhere. Anytime.

You can view the courses as many times as you want from any device connected to the internet.

Everything you need to know to master QuickBooks “A to Z,” and understand the “behind the scenes” accounting basics

Whether you love bookkeeping or you’re a “reluctant” bookkeeper, being QuickBooks Confident means coming to work each day with the confidence that you know what to do, how to do it, and most importantly, WHY you need to do it! All this with the confidence that you’re saving time applying the tips, tricks, and shortcuts you discover.

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Explore the payroll cycle from start to finish
Discover what you need to set up payroll
Distinguish between subcontractors and employees
Find valuable resources for running payroll
Set Up
Walk through the payroll interview screen-by-screen
Define the ways you pay your employees
Record employee benefits such as health insurance and retirement
Calculate vacation/sick time accruals
Store employee information such as addresses and important documentation
Ensure you withhold appropriate taxes
Enter year-to-date information for employees
Discover which payroll preferences work best for your company
Allow employees to view their pay information online
Schedule when you pay employees
Later Changes to Payroll
Discover why you might need to add new payroll items after setup
Add additional employees
Customize employee pay, taxes, and vacation/sick time accruals
Set up new payroll items
Time Tracking
Set up time tracking
Enter time on weekly timesheets
Track subcontractors’ time
Invoice customers for time
Run productivity reports
The Payroll Cycle
Create paychecks
Print paychecks and paystubs
Pay taxes and other liabilities such as health insurance and retirement contributions
Tasks for Quarter-End & Year-End
Generate a 941 form to file with the IRS
Generate State Unemployment forms
Generate a 940 form to file with the IRS
Create W-2s and W-3s
Explore the best payroll reports
Summarize payroll data in Excel
Common Transactions in Payroll
Enter the net pay for an employee to calculate their gross pay
Record a termination check
Garnish an employee’s wages
Set up sales reps to track commissions
Pay sales rep commissions
Void paychecks
Create custom payroll items such as state tax withholdings
Deposit a refund from a tax agency
Discover why and how to adjust what you owe in taxes or other liabilities
Set up and track a workers compensation policy
Payroll Tips, Tricks, and Workarounds
Record payroll costs to which the company and employee both contribute
Decide where you see payroll expenses on your Profit & Loss statement
Assign additional payroll costs such as benefits/tax expenses to a customer job
Assign an employee’s salary to specific customer jobs
Record and track an employee loan and repayment
How does the OnDemand class work?
After you place your order, you receive log-in credentials for the course via email. Follow the link in the email, type your username and password, and start learning!
Do you offer a money-back guarantee on your OnDemand training?
Absolutely! If you are not completely satisfied with the training, send an email to within 30 days of your purchase and you will receive a full refund. We stand behind our classes. No hassle. No question.
What is certification and how do I get it?
Students can validate their QuickBooks knowledge by becoming an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU). This test is offered at Universities and technical schools and costs $156 for individuals to take. BUT it’s FREE if you enroll in Mastering QuickBooks Level 1! This is a MUST-HAVE for anyone who uses QuickBooks (and wants to prove they can) in their career. If you're interested in this course and would like to get certified, consider one of our Course Bundles or better yet,  the VIP Membership which comes with 5 certification vouchers and even more prep classes!
Are the self-paced courses hands-on?
If you have QuickBooks installed on your computer, you can pause the class and switch to QuickBooks to practice hands-on.
Do I need QuickBooks on my computer?
No. You can view the training on any device with an internet connection. Anytime, anywhere.

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Refund and cancellation policies

Live classes To cancel your seat in a live class, please notify us at before the first day of your class and you'll receive a full refund. If you attend class and it doesn't meet your expectations, just let your instructor know by the end of the first day of class. Then, you'll receive a full refund. Please note... we do not provide refunds if you don’t attend class. We will, however, keep your credit so that you may attend another class in the future.

Self-paced courses If you're not satisfied for any reason, please send an email to within 30 days of purchase and you’ll receive a full refund.

Please note, if you use any of the included QuickBooks Certification vouchers within 30 days, we have to deduct the cost of the vouchers ($156 each) from your refund.

VIP Membership To cancel your membership, please send an email to within 30 days of purchase and you'll receive a full refund. Please note, if you use any of the included QuickBooks Certification vouchers within 30 days, we have to deduct the cost of the vouchers ($156 each) from your refund.

After 30 days, we'll stop your monthly subscription for live services (these include weekly live classes, Q&A sessions, and "ask the instructor") but you can keep your access to the entire learning library (including all updates to those courses).

Use of QuickBooks Certification Voucher before refund If your purchase includes a voucher code ($156 value) to take the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User exam, you will lose this voucher if you refund your purchase within 30 days. If you've already registered for the test or taken the test within 30 days, and request a refund, we will deduct the cost of the voucher ($156) from your refund.