How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Payroll Error 15243?

by Amelia Smith accounting and Bookkeeping

QuickBooks is widely used accounting software to ease the workflow of businesses of all kinds. Sometimes a user of QuickBooks may encounter errors while using QuickBooks. One of those errors is QuickBooks Payroll Error 15243. This error occurs while downloading and recently released an update of QuickBooks and also if the FCS service is disabled. It can hamper your work also, however, QuickBooks is popular software but it can manifest technical errors too.

In this blog, we are going to tell you the reasons and best ways to resolve this error quickly. Resolving any error can be a risky task so you can also contact our support team at +1-844-405-0907 to get guidance from our expert customer support team.

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Reasons that trigger QuickBooks Payroll Error 15243:

·         Outdated version of QuickBooks Payroll running on the system.

·         FCS service is not responding.

·         The payroll subscription is not active.

·         QuickBooks is attacked by Viruses or malware.

·         The Windows registry is corrupted.

·         QuickBooks files are mistakenly deleted.

Methods to troubleshoot QuickBooks Payroll Error 15243:

Solution 1. Enable the FCS service.

·         Press the Windows + R keys simultaneously to open the run window.

·         A box will appear, type Service.MSC in that box and hit the Ok button.

·         Now find Intuit QuickBooks FCS in the list on the screen.

·         Now select the manual startup option and click OK and the QuickBooks Payroll window will open.

Solution 2. Install Windows Update.

·         Click on the Start button on the window and search for updates.

·         Now press Enter button and Install the updates if available.

Solution 3. Update the Payroll Tax Table.

·         Open QuickBooks Desktop and select the Employees option.

·         In the drop-down menu click on Get Payroll Updates.

·         Mark tick to download the entire update and download the latest Payroll Tax Table.

·         After the download, you can check the updated Payroll Tax Table.

Note: Back up all the data and company files before applying these methods to resolve the Payroll Error 15243.


We hope that these steps will help you to resolve your issues with QuickBooks Payroll Error 15243 and you can get back to your work if you still facing any problems while performing these steps we highly recommend you take expert guidance. You can contact our QuickBooks tech support  +1-844-405-0907 to connect to our expert customer support team. 

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