QuickBooks Payroll Error PS036

QuickBooks Payroll Update Error PS036

QuickBooks Payroll Error PS036 implies that the User Cannot Verify Payroll Subscriptions. It generally occurs when the user is trying to upload the payroll to the latest tax table or more than one payroll subscription is active in one time.Get full detail why QuickBooks Payroll Upgrade important for you’r business .

Causes of QuickBooks error PS036

There are various reasons that shoots the Error PS036. We are mentioning some of the reasons and causes of the errors that will help you in understanding and fixing the issue.

  • Payroll Subscription – Inactive.
  • More than one Payroll subscription or Payroll agreement is active with Direct Deposit agreement – inactive.
  • Paysub.ini – QuickBooks desktop file is damaged.
  • Product or services not updated.
  • Service key – incorrect.
  • Incorrect or invalid PSID in company file.
  • QuickBooks Desktop or the Windows Version that you are using might not support each other.
  • Invalid EIN or number is appearing on the payroll subscription.

How to Fix / Resolve Error Code PS036 QuickBooks

There are certain steps that you need to follow to resolve such errors. These are the basic steps that you need to follow in case you face any issue related to QuickBooks Payroll.

  • ou need to re-register and subscribe your QuickBooks Payroll once again.
  • Once you re-check all the details that are already entered by you in the invoice, it should be up-to-date and true to the knowledge.
  • Do not update any file that contains any important copy.
  • Close and Open again your QuickBooks.

If Paysub.ini error occurs, you need to close your QuickBooks desktop and rename Paysub.ini file. Repeat this step for all your Paysub.ini files. Enter different name every time.

To remove all the above causes can be a bit tricky for non-technical hands. For such issues or such steps, you may need assistance from technical hands so that you can solve the issues properly.

Some of the dedicated key steps that you need to follow to resolve this particular issue are: –

  • Make sure that you have the latest QuickBooks release.
  • Open your payroll account and close it once.
  • Reboot your system and run the payroll update.
  • Reset all your QuickBooks updates.
Help Support for QB Error Code PS036 Troubleshooting

Payroll services are very important for every organization and it is also very important that you properly handle and work with in the software. In case you find any issue in understanding the software and even while using the software, we are here to support you and provide you assistance. Our QuickBooks Payroll Technical Support Assistance holds various channels like – you can opt for instant chat support with our experts. You can also visit our QBPayrollHelp anytime for help related to your issues. You can ring us on 📞 to get your issues resolved on call.


  1. How can I verify my payroll subscription?

    💠First of all, check that you have the latest version of the QuickBooks Desktop
    💠Also, have the latest Tax Table
    💠After that, open the QuickBooks Desktop software
    💠Go to the Employees
    💠Then select the My Payroll Services
    💠Click on the Accounting/Billing information option
    💠In this, log in to your account by providing the login credentials
    💠Restart your system and then download the latest updates.

  2. What if this error is caused because the tax table is not updated?

    If the error PS036 is because of payroll tax table not updating then you have to resolve it by doing the solutions mentioned below.

    The solutions that you can do are as follows:-

    💠Verify your login credentials of QuickBooks account
    💠You have to update the latest release of QuickBooks Desktop
    💠Install the Windows update as well
    💠Also, verify the Employee Identification Number (EIN)

  3. What effects does it show in error PS036?

    The effects are as follows:-

    💠You have to reinstall the software sometimes as it stuck or not working properly
    💠Your Windows got crashed while you are working in the software
    💠You have to spend over the subscription of payroll by purchasing it
    💠The performance of the system and the software decreased after this error.

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