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QuickBooks Payroll Error PS033 – A Complete Solution Guide

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    January 4, 2019 7:11 AM EST

    This post is specially created to let our readers and followers to receive a keen knowledge about the QuickBooks Payroll Error PS033. QuickBooks Payroll is used to manage and generate quick employee’s payroll in an organized manner. For instant solution and reduce time as well efforts, you can directly take the help from the QuickBooks Payroll Support team immediately.




    Possible Causes of QuickBooks Payroll Error PS033

    Here are some of the potential reasons that cause the QB Payroll error PS033:-

    • Non-activation of the Payroll Subscription.
    • Inactive Direct Deposit agreement has more than one active payroll.
    • Damaged ini QuickBooks Desktop File.
    • QB data is damaged.
    • QuickBooks version is not updated.
    • Incorrect Service Key.


    Troubleshooting of QuickBooks Payroll Error PS033

    Some of the possible steps to fix the QuickBooks Payroll Error PS033:-

    • Update the QuickBooks Payroll Tax Table.
    • Verify if problem is resolved or not. If it is not resolved, then move to the next step.
    • Locate the following location: C:\Program Files\Intuit\QuickBooks 20QQ\ Components\Payroll\CPS.
    • QQ in the above step is for reference to the yearly edition such as 2018, 2017, 2016.
    • Rename the CPS folder to CPSOLD and check whether the problem is solved or not.
    • Update the “Payroll Tax Table”.
    • Disable the “User Account Control” (UAC).
    • It is applicable for UAC settings change (Windows 10, 8.1, 8 and 7).


    It might be possible that you may face this QB error even after following the above prescribed steps. If you require instant support for QuickBooks error PS033, you can directly contact the QuickBooks Payroll Support Helpline at +1(800)880-6389.

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