Thursday, February 2, 2023

QuickBooks Error PS038: Easy & Accurate Troubleshooting Guide

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QuickBooks Error PS038 can trouble the QB Desktop users while performing various tasks related to the payroll service, such as updating payroll, working on various payroll features & sending employees’ paychecks online to Intuit server.

It is very crucial to rectify this technical problem as soon as possible because the employees’ paychecks need to be processed accurately within the stipulated timeframe.

Read the complete steps to eliminate this technical glitch in this comprehensive blog.

Are you confronting the irritating QuickBooks Error PS038? Simply dial 1-855-856-0042 to contact our QB Experts Team for guidance.

Most Relevant Reasons behind the PS038 QuickBooks Desktop Error Message

 The PS038 QuickBooks Desktop Error Message can easily occur on the screen due to the factors listed below:

  • Errors often occur while operating the payroll service if the QB Desktop application has not been updated on a regular basis on the system.
  • Some of the employees’ paychecks may get stuck in the system while you are sending them online to the Intuit server & which can trigger this payroll issue.

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Most Effective & Easiest Solutions for QB Desktop PS038 Payroll Error Code

The QB Desktop PS038 Payroll Error Code can be easily rectified using the solutions mentioned as follows:

Solution 1: Promptly update the QB Desktop application & then accurately send the payroll data to fully resolve this problem

  • To properly update your QB Desktop application, you shall first require to jump to the ‘Help’ menu inside it, and then you will simply click on the ‘Update QuickBooks Desktop’ option to easily obtain a fresh window with the title ‘Update QuickBooks’ on the screen.
  • Thereafter, you will go to the ‘Update QuickBooks’ window so that you are able to reach the ‘Update Now’ tab, and then you must move forward to click on the ‘Get Updates’ button in order to kick-start the QB Desktop update process.
  • After finishing the QB update process, just restart your QB Desktop so that you can also install the newly-downloaded updates, and once that has been accomplished, you can move ahead to easily reboot the system.
  • Now, again access the ‘Employees’ menu in the QB application, after which you will strike the ‘Send Payroll Data’ option, and once the payroll data has been sent, you can easily get the relevant payroll service updates.

Solution 2: Correctly find all the stuck employees’ paychecks & then execute the ‘Rebuild Data’ utility to resolve this problem

  • To discover the stuck employees’ paychecks, you will have to hit the ‘Edit’ menu in the QB Desktop application, after which you must strike the ‘Find’ option, and then you should move ahead to reach the ‘Choose Filter’ section inside the ‘Advanced’ tab.
  • After that, accurately select the ‘Detail Level’ option from the ‘Filter list’ and then hit the ‘Summary Only’ option so that the stuck paychecks get displayed in the form of a summary.
  • Now, again move back to the ‘Filter list’ so that you can carefully choose the ‘Online to Send’ option provided under the ‘Online Status’ tab, and then you can finally discover all the stuck paychecks by striking the ‘Find’ option.
  • In order to resolve these stuck paychecks, choose the ‘Rebuild Data’ utility from the ‘Utilities’ tab of your ‘File’ menu & then the ‘Rebuild Data’ utility will perfectly tackle all these stuck paychecks through its execution.

QuickBooks Error PS038 will be accurately exterminated just by implementing these solutions correctly. For more help, dial 1-855-856-0042 to contact our QB Professionals Team.

Also read:Practical approaches to get rid of QuickBooks Error 3140

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