Set up payroll deductions for health insurance premiums in Quickbooks

By
Leslie Harding
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Medical Plans

The following is a summary of setting up payroll deductions for pre-tax health insurance premiums in Quickbooks Online Payroll. For complete instructions, including for Intuit Online Payroll Enhanced and Full Service, check out this article.


  1. Select Workers, then Employees.
  2. Select the employee's name
  3. Select Edit ✎ next to Pay
  4. In section 5, select + Add a new deduction or + Add deductions
  5. From the deductions/contributions dropdown menu, choose new deduction/contribution
  6. Choose a deduction type from the small arrow ▼ icon
  7. Enter the provider name that will appear on the paycheck
  8. From the amount per pay period ▼icon, choose $ amount or % of gross pay and enter the $ amount or percentage
  9. Do the same for the company-paid contribution, as applicable
  10. Select OK, then Done

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