Since “to err is human” it is understandable that you may sometimes make a mistake while writing out a check to a client or business associate. Even if you make a mistake you can use QuickBooks to void the check before the transaction is complete. This article will give you the steps you need to follow when voiding a check using QuickBooks. If you want a more detailed overview of the how to void a check in QuickBooks you can call the QuickBooks customer service number and consult a certified QB expert.
Steps to void a check within QuickBooks
Step 1: Click ‘Banking’ and open the register
Step 2: Select the bank account from where the check was written
Step 3: Search for the check number or entry you want to void
Step 4: Go to the edit options and click ‘Void Check’
Step 5: Follow the prompts to update your company journal and select ‘Record’
Steps to void a Paper Check within QuickBooks
Step 1: Go to the Banking section and select ‘Write Checks.’
Step 2: Open the ‘Expenses’ section and select the account you need
Step 3: Type the check number in the given field and enter the date
Step 4: In the ‘$’ you can enter ‘0.00’ and then enter a payee name
Step 5: Again open the edit options and click ‘Void Check’
Step 6: To update the journal with the date you are voiding click ‘Yes’
Step 7: If you do not want to update your company’s journal click ‘No’
Steps to void a Payroll Check in QuickBooks
Step 1: If you use QuickBooks to process your payroll click ‘Employees’
Step 2: In case you use a third-party payroll service click ‘Payroll Centre’
Step 3: If you have a payroll service, press the down arrow beside Related Payroll Activities and then select ‘Void Paychecks’.
Step 4: However if you are using QuickBooks itself to process the payroll simply click ‘Void Checks’.
Step 5: Enter an appropriate date in the given field to specify the pay period the check was written in.
Step 6: Press ‘Tab’ on your keyboard to see all the checks within that specific pay period.
Step 7: Search for the payroll check you want to void and press ‘Void’
Step 8: Depending on your payroll service and the date range you entered you have to follow the instructions on the screen to confirm the void process.
Step 9: Once the process is complete you should be able to see the amount on the check become zero and the word ‘Void’ will be visible in the memo field.
If you have any difficulty completing the steps given in post and if you cannot void your check, you can call the QuickBooks customer support number and ask for additional assistance. QuickBooks experts are available 24 hours a day to give you a detailed step-by-step guide on how to void a check in QuickBooks without any unwanted errors.