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QuickBooks Backup vs. a Portable Company File

Use backups to protect against accidental loss of data To safeguard your QuickBooks data against accidental loss, create regular backups of your QuickBooks company file. The backup contains everything you need to re-create your company file and QuickBooks environment, including all of the QuickBooks files (templates, letters, logos, images, and so on) related to your […]

New QuickBooks Payroll Items Needed for Company Paid (Match) Retirement Contributions

InĀ order to conformĀ to new IRS W-2 reporting requirements, QuickBooks (in payroll update 21112) added new “tax tracking types” for employer paid (company match) retirement contributions. According to Intuit’s article Id 2001179 (, for companies with existing match transactions in the current year, a new payroll item needs to be setup with the new tax tracking […]