How To Set Bi-Weekly Payment To An Individual in QuickBooks Payroll

How to Set Up Employee/ Contractor Bi-Weekly Payment

Question: Suppose you wish to pay an employees or supplier of your bi-weekly through QuickBooks, however, the issues is there is no option to do same. Then how can you pay bi-weekly through QuickBooks Online software when there is no visible option to do so? How do you set up this option?[Image: payment-to-an-individual]

Answer: With QuickBooks Online software you can set up for bi-weekly payment via steps illustrated below, despite there being no option for the same.

The steps are:

  • Open your QuickBooks software and locate Gear icon present in the right corner of the top section of the window.
    • Under the option called Your Company select tab labeled Payroll Settings.
    • Now in the new screen click on the option Pay Schedules in Payroll and Services section.
    • Select the button called Create under the box labeled Pay Schedules.
    • Click on the option – Every Other Week from the drop down menu of Pay period.
    • Now select the date of your choice and press on OK button.
    • Go to Description option and click on Edit tab to label it ‘Bi-Weekly’
    • Now select OK tab.

This should set up the bi-weekly payment. If having any issue call QuickBooks Payroll Experts at

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