How to Delete a Check in Quickbooks

by Carolyn Luck; Updated September 26, 2017

QuickBooks accounting software is popular with business owners, large and small, due to its functionality, customization and ease of use. Using QuickBooks, you can easily enter bills, keep track of inventory, and create checks for payroll and accounts payable. Checks that have been created in error can be deleted fairly easily by following a few simple steps.

Items you will need

  • Check number
  • Check date
  • Check amount
  • Payee’s name

Deleting Checks in QuickBooks

Step 1

Log in to the QuickBooks home screen. Locate the “check” icon on the top toolbar and click on it, which will bring up the most recently created check.

Step 2

Click on the “find” command and enter the number of the check you wish to delete. You may also search for the check by amount, date or name of payee, depending on the information you have available.

Step 3

Locate the “edit” command and scroll down the drop down list to the “delete check” command. Click this command to delete the check and, when prompted, click “yes” to delete the check.

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About the Author

Carolyn Luck has developed an extensive technical background in social media, online marketing, event planning, business development and small business management while serving as editor of "iMarketing Magazine." She has been published in "IPTV Magazine" and has contributed to many websites. Luck holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.