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Our Support department is closed on Friday, April 28th for a company event. However, limited Accounting CS phone support is available on that date from 9 AM - 5 PM ET due to the approaching deadline for quarterly payroll tax forms.

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Use the Direct Deposit tab of the Tax Agents screen to specify the tax period frequency for tax agents, to specify direct deposit allocation, and to enter direct deposit tax payment additional information.

In this tab, all fields can be modified for local, state, or federal tax agents.

Choose Setup > Firm Information > Tax Agents and click the Direct Deposit tab.

Fields & buttons

Select the tax period frequency for this tax agent to allow the appropriate tax period end date to be placed within the tax payment addenda record. Choose either Annually, By Deposit Schedule, Monthly, Payroll Date, or Quarterly.

For tax agents, net pay is either printed as a check or set up for direct deposit. Partial direct deposit is not supported for vendors.

Specify the following direct deposit allocation information.

Base allocation percentage calculations on: Choose either Total distribution or Remainder of distribution. View an example of the difference between Total and Remainder of distribution for direct deposit amounts for vendors.

The following is an example of the two different distribution methods (total distribution vs. remainder of distribution) for direct deposit amounts for vendors.

With a net pay of $3,000.00:

Total Remainder
Savings = Amount $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Checking 1 = Percent 80% $2,000.00 $1,600.00
Checking 2 = Percent 20% or blank $400.00

The last allocation in the Direct deposit allocation grid with an "Approved" status will always use all the remaining funds, regardless of the Amount/Percent setup.

Direct deposit allocation grid. Use the grid to specify the bank information to be used. You can use the Delete button Up arrow button Down arrow button buttons to delete or move rows in the grid.

Taxpayer ID number. Choose one of the options to use as the Taxpayer ID number. If you choose Other, enter the number you want to use.

Optional taxpayer verification. If this agent requires a taxpayer verification code, enter it here.

State/local tax type code. Click the Ellipsis button button to open the State/Local Tax Type Codes dialog, where you can enter the appropriate tax type code(s) for each deposit schedule for this agent.

State/local amount type code 1,2,3. If you need a selection other than the default code ";," click the Ellipsis button button to open the Edit State/Local Amount Tax Codes dialog where you can select amount type codes 1-3.

Related topics

Setting up tax agents

State and local ACH/EFT payment information

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