QuickBooks allows you to manage the accounting tasks in a hustle free manner as it allows you to create invoices, generate payroll, manage taxes etc. But sometimes the payroll services in QuickBooks are hindered by certain errors like QuickBooks error PS077. Occurrence of QuickBooks Error PS077 indicates that QuickBooks settings are misconfigured.

What is QuickBooks Error PS077?

QuickBooks Error PS077 is an error which pops up when you try to download updates for QuickBooks payroll. QuickBooks Error PS077 generally occurs when the QuickBooks settings are misconfigured or incorrect. Whenever this error appears, a message flashes stating “QuickBooks is having trouble installing payroll tax table update”.

QuickBooks Error PS077

What are the causes of QuickBooks Error PS077?

  • QuickBooks is not able to read the registered software information.
  • Billing information might not be correct.
  • QuickBooks payroll components might have damaged tax tables.
  • Billing information might be outdated.
  • Billing information may be incorrect.
  • QuickBooks might not be registered

Ways to fix QuickBooks Error PS077

Important point to remember:

  • You must validate the QuickBooks payroll subscription.
  • QuickBooks must be updated to the latest release.
  • Make sure that you take a backup of the QuickBooks company file.
  • Ensure that the billing information that is entered is proper.
  • There should be only one QuickBooks application in the system.

Solution 1: By downloading the payroll updates. 

  • You need to first logout from your QuickBooks account. 
  • Next, you have to close all your system windows and make sure that no QuickBooks windows are open.
  • Now, you need to open Windows task manager and check for all opened QuickBooks open windows. 
  • Again open the QuickBooks and give an attempt to download the payroll updates once again. 
  • If your issue is still not resolved, click on files in QuickBooks and select the option of Repair QuickBooks from ‘Files’.
By downloading the payroll updates

Solution 2 : Checking Payroll service account information. 

  • Verify your QB license after logging into your online Intuit account. 
  • Make sure that you have the latest updates of QuickBooks. 
  • In QuickBooks payroll service account information, check for the details like billing information dates etc. 
  • Try to download the QuickBooks payroll updates after switching off user account control.

Solution 3: Removing multiple versions of QuickBooks installed. 

  • If your system is having more than one QuickBooks application installed:
  • Remove all the additional QuickBooks installations.
  • And, you have to reset the Quickbooks update. 
  • Then, you have to download payroll tax tables. 
  • You should rebuild the data if necessary. 
  • Then, you need to perform a clean install and then reinstall QuickBooks in a selective startup.  

Solution 4: Downloading QuickBooks and latest payroll tax tables.

  • Reach the help menu in QuickBooks.
  • Move to update QuickBooks
Downloading QuickBooks and latest payroll tax tables
  • Along with this, you must download the latest payroll tax table.
  • To verify the user data, re-sort the lists. 
 re-sort the lists
  • Perform clean uninstall in selective startup.

Solution 5: Turning off UAC

  • The user account control (UAC) when you are using windows 7 or 8. 
  • Try to update the QuickBooks when the UAC is disabled.
Turning off UAC

I hope that these troubleshootings help you fix PS077. If the issue still prevails, you can reach out to QBSsolved at +1(888) 910 1619 or you can also visit our website www.QBSsolved.com and we will help you to fix our error.

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