You might have received an email from Intuit Payroll that included:
“As part of our commitment to ensuring that our technology and systems provide you with the highest possible level of service and support, we will be performing some important maintenance work from October 19 to October 26, 2012.
During this time, you will have full access to your payroll service. In some situations, however, you may receive this Payroll Service server error message when you try to send payroll data or direct-deposit paychecks: “Payroll Service server error. Please try again later. If this problem persists, please contact Intuit Technical Support.”
Intuit Payroll has advised that if you encounter this error message, you should follow their instructions.
Click here to see the instructions.
In addition, if you continue to encounter the problem after following the instructions, close and re-open QuickBooks. Then attempt to resend the payroll.
If that fails and you have free payroll support – call 800-624-2106
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