To set new employee default payroll defaults in QuickBooks:
- Go into the Employee or Payroll Center, make sure the “Employee” tab is selected
- Click “Manage Employee Information” button just above.
- In the dropdown menu, select “Change New Employee Default Settings”
- You can adjust:
Payroll Schedule or Pay Frequency;
Earnings, Additions/Deductions/Co Contributions items;
“Taxes” and “Sick/Vacation” buttons.
- Make sure all of these are set properly, then click the “Ok” button.