Troubleshoot QuickBooks Direct Deposit Not Working Error with Easy Methods

by John Kartan Accounting And Bookkeeping
QuickBooks direct deposit not working

Problems while running the direct deposit feature in QuickBooks payroll can lead to the QuickBooks direct deposit not working error. This error message can prevent users from sending payments to employees and can occur due to some recurring reasons, like bank connection issues or an outdated QB version. If you encounter the QuickBooks payroll direct deposit not working error, you can perform the resolution steps below.

If the detailed methods provided in this blog seem too challenging to undertake, or these solutions are taking a long time, you can call our QB technicians at +1-855-738-2784 to get the best guidance with the direct deposit issues in the app.

QuickBooks Desktop Direct Deposit Not Working Error: Main Causes and Scenarios

The following common reasons and primary factors might be responsible for the "unable to send direct deposit in QuickBooks Desktop" error -
  1. The employee details in QB payroll might be incomplete, and the employee bank account details might be invalid or outdated.
  2. The bank account used to run the direct deposit feature might be unverified, invalid, or changed, leading to payroll issues.
  3. There are network connectivity issues in the system, and there might be frequent network outages while running the direct deposit function.
  4. Your QuickBooks Desktop version might be old, outdated, or discontinued, which can make it incompatible with running essential payroll functions.
  5. The direct deposit feature is not correctly set up, and the payroll settings might be misconfigured or invalid.

Easy Solutions to Quickly Terminate the QuickBooks Direct Deposit Not Going Through Error

The payroll direct deposit error in QuickBooks can be eliminated by following the effective steps below -

Step 1 - Activate Payroll Direct Deposit and Access the INI File from the File Tab

You can resolve the QB direct deposit tool not working error by activating the features from the file menu.
  1. Open the Tech Help window by pressing the F2 and F3 keys, then select the QuickBooks File menu to locate the QBW.INI file.
  2. Look for the [QBLICENSE] PAYROLL_BUNDLE_STATE=Y part of the QBW.INI file and change the Y to N, then pick the file.
  3. Hit Save to save the QBW.INI file and rerun QuickBooks to check the status of the direct deposit error in payroll.

Step 2 - Reset the QB Updates from the Update Window of the Help Section

Issues while running the direct deposit feature can be fixed by updating the QB Desktop version to the latest release.
  1. Open the QuickBooks Help menu to choose the Update QuickBooks Desktop option and select the Reset Updates option from the Update Now window.
  2. Select Get Updates and choose Download Now to download the update files, then rerun QuickBooks to choose the Install Now button.


The QuickBooks direct deposit not working error can be successfully rectified by following the troubleshooting guide above. If these solutions seem ineffective in fixing the direct deposit problems, you can call our QB professionals at +1-855-738-2784 to get immediate help with the error.

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