Reconcile a payroll payment paid manually

Reconcile a bank statement line representing a payroll transaction paid manually by cash, personal check or online transfer. For example, reconcile a salary or tax payment.

To reconcile a statement line that includes a payroll payment:

  1. Find the bank statement line that represents the payroll payment you're reconciling. For example, wages.
  2. Click the Create tab to create a spend money transaction.
  3. Enter the transaction details including the name in Who and the transaction details in Why.
  4. From What, select the relevant payables account you want to code the payroll transaction to (eg Wages Payable if you're reconciling wages).

    Select your wages payable account

  5. Click OK to reconcile.
Set up bank rules to code the payroll payments for you.