Have you ever pondered in front of your QuickBooks screen, staring into the distance, trying hard to understand- why QuickBooks Desktop Payroll is not updating? If yes then look no further. In the content below everything is mentioned that you need to know about QuickBooks Payroll or desktop update error. Just to be more precise, let me tell you that we are going to discuss the simple tricks you can try to fix desktop and payroll errors in QuickBooks software. If some of you are not a great fan of reading they can contact us and hand over the problem in the hands of a QuickBooks representative.
The payroll service is one of the most important features of the QuickBooks account software. You can do more than just issue invoices, bookkeeping, and billing. If you have subscribed to payroll services, you can create paychecks, send direct deposits to your employees' saving accounts, and avail the feature of E-File and E-Pay. The list of benefits of the QuickBooks payroll service is long. But, everything might go in vain when payroll desktop errors appear on the screen.
15xxx Quickbook Payroll Update Error
Speaking of payroll desktop error, 15xxx error is a must. From 15xxx I mean, most of the payroll not updating or installing errors begins with error number 15. If you are facing any error that begins with 15 then you can be sure of the problem in your payroll desktop service.
One great news is that there are simple tips and tricks available to fix this disgusting issue. Before we get into the troubleshooting steps, it might be helpful to understand the reasons behind QuickBooks desktop or payroll errors.
Why won’t my QuickBooks payroll update install? Possible reasons
The contributing factors behind the payroll service or desktop error in QuickBooks vary from simple to complex. Simple reasons you can fix on your own but to get over the complex reasons you will require getting in touch with QuickBooks customer service. These are the most common reasons:
Incorrect details are saved about your company in QuickBooks.
If the problem is occurring in calculating deductions then it might be possible you have entered the wrong payroll information.
You have not updated your Desktop Payroll software.
Misconfiguration of your web browser or incorrect setting of your device can also be the reason.
Firewall settings or your internet security settings might be interrupted with QuickBooks Desktop Payroll.
How do I fix QuickBooks payroll errors?
Let’s put the first thing first. Make sure everything is fine from the end of your computer. Correct the date and time settings of your computer, fix the issue of misconfiguration, and make sure your operating system, QuickBooks software, Payroll & Desktop service is updated. Plus, consider disabling the VPN if you are using it while accessing payroll or ensure no other software installed on your device is interfering with your QuickBooks payroll & desktop service.
If you are done with all these points and processes follow the troubleshooting steps mentioned in the next section:
How do I correct a payroll error in QuickBooks online?
When QuickBooks Desktop & Payroll service refuses to install or update then error numbers 1503, 1504m, 1505m, 15106, 15107, 15223, 15240, or 15271 appear. If you are also getting any of these errors, follow these steps:
Play quick fix my program
Quick fix my program is specially designed to identify and fix the QuickBooks desktop and payroll errors. This software comes in-built in QuickBooks Tool Hub. It is good if you have already downloaded this all-inclusive tool but if you have not downloaded it then take a minute to download it. After that follow these steps:
Get into the QuickBooks tool hub and select Program Problems.
Then, choose Quick Fix my program.
Now navigate to your QuickBooks software and select your company file.
Now simply download and install the update.
Delete QuickBooks Payroll and Desktop if you can’t update it
It is very difficult to say why sometimes one becomes unable to update the payroll service in QuickBooks. Well, whatever might be the reason, not an issue. Consider deleting it and then downloading it. By doing so you can fix a number of hidden errors if there are any in the software. Do as mentioned below:
Logout and close the QuickBooks desktop program.
Now go to the C-Drive of your PC where all the setup and downloads are installed, find and select the setup of the QuickBooks Desktop version. (C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Intuit\QuickBooks XX\Components.)
Do the right-click and delete it.
Update QuickBooks Desktop & Payroll
So, as a first step to updating your QuickBooks Desktop and Payroll service, go to the help section.
From the available option select “update QuickBooks Desktop”.
Now choose the Update Now tab and select Reset Update.
Further, you need to select “Get Update”.
After that, select “Help” and then choose “Update QuickBooks Desktop”.
Finally, go to the “Overview” section and choose Update Now.