QuickBooks is the leading accounting software which has been dominating this industry for a long time. QuickBooks can be used to mobilize the operations and accelerate the business growth using its various tools and features. But QuickBooks is also susceptible to errors and issues as it works on a very intricate algorithm. One such problem is the QuickBooks missing file issue.

How To Set Up  E File in QuickBooks

The error message that will appear on your screen will be “Your company file is missing one or more payroll records.” This error usually appears on your screen when you are trying to sign up for E-file or E-Pay. Intuit recommends

that you always keep a backup of your data. If your e-store backup is outdated, you will have to leave it with partial data of company which can trigger this error to pop-up on your screen. In that case, you should immediately call on the QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number.

The missing E-File

The Internal Revenue Service’s also known as EFTPS provides its Users the option of digital payment of Tax via the Phone or Internet. Some of the states even accept E-file returns.

Several states including Illinois, Georgia, Virginia, Wisconsin and many others also have started to accept E-file of W2’s. In the other states, one can use QuickBooks and Microsoft to upload the taxes to the concerned departments. You have to subscribe to Intuit Payroll Services for doing that. 

QuickBooks Data Store

Your QuickBooks Company files are made of information and data that are used to record vital details of your business. Intuit recommends that you create a backup of your company files every other month. So, if your file gets corrupted or damaged, you can recover the data by restoring the company backup file. There are many options for creating a backup file and restoring the backup of your company file. This also depends on the version of QuickBooks that you are using.

If you are missing an E-record, you get an error on your screen with the error message “QuickBooks Payroll Error.” If this is the case, you should check for the completeness of your Data file. You will have to rebuild the Company files if they are missing E-Pay facility.

It should show all liabilities windows. You should also check for E-Payment replacement if you wish to steer away from remittance and duplicate records.

There will be a box in front of the “to be printed” button. Make sure that this box is unchecked. 

How To Set Up E-File

Follow these steps if you wish to e-file your 940, 941 or 944 tax form:

  • Go to Employees > Payroll Tax Forms & W-2s > Process Payroll Forms.
  • Navigate to File Forms.
  • Choose the form that you wish to fill.
  • Fill in the appropriate details.
  • Make sure the details are correct and click on Check for Errors.
  • Select the Submit Form button and follow the instruction on your screen to submit the form.

Note: It takes anywhere between 24 to 48 hours for the form to be submitted. You can check the status of the form.

To know more about E-filing or if you face any trouble during the E-filing process dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Number 1888-396-0208 to reach the QuickBooks Experts.