All about QuickBooks Payroll Update Error

The QuickBooks payroll is an excellent accounting program that helps a user to calculate salary and pay slips, consolidated reports for finance as well as payroll etc. The basic features and highlights are stuffed into the software which helps to run smooth. These updates require downloading from its official site after installing it. The error appears in the downloading procedure of the payroll updates.

QuickBooks Payroll Update Error indicates the issues which user suffers when downloading the payroll updates. QuickBooks program is having issues to install the payroll tax table updates. Here we have elaborated on some of the following circumstances.

Damaged or invalid tax table file into the payroll folder

  • QB program is not registered
  • Outdated or wrong billing information
  • Harmed QB company file

Steps to Fix and Resolve the QuickBooks Payroll Update Error


  • Ensure that you have a registered QB desktop program
  • Ensure that you are using the latest version of QuickBooks Desktop
  • Make sure that the billing cycle is correct and updated.
  • You should run a repair of the QuickBooks desktop application.
  • The switch of the user accounts control in case you are utilizing vista, 7 and 8. And then try to update the software with a UAC disabled.

Take a note of the QB registered number; this will be another procedure you will have to do.

  1. Hit F2 into the QB home
  2. Note down the license number
  3. Click on the ok button in order to quit the product information
  • Ensure that you have a single QB desktop program.

You might be having two QuickBooks desktop version installed. In case you are utilizing a program with the server. The first one is QB Desktop database server and then the second one is QB Desktop.

In case you have one QB desktop version installed, you don’t have to finish the following steps.

  • Initial, create a backup of the QB company file
  • Shut the entire running program.
  • Go to the run window

Windows 8

  • Visit the window system dialogue box and then click on the start screen and then tap the right click on the background of all applications. Now click on the run.

Windows XP and 7

  • Go to the windows start menu and after that click on the run.

Windows 7

  • In case you are not signed in with the admin rights, then click on the start button, select all programs then go to the accessories and open the run window.

Windows Vista

  • Visit the start menu in windows vista, then type run into the start search field.
  • Now, type control into the search box and the control panel box will open.
  • In order to add or remove the programs into windows vista, tap the double click on the programs and features.
  • To review a list of the QB desktop software, in case you have multiple releases, you have to visit the category in the list of the installed program. However, you do not need to proceed in case you are using only one QB desktop version.
  • Now click on the Next button
  • Then select the remove option and after that click on the next button.

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