QuickBooks Payroll Update Error PS036 is an error code that leads users to following issues including system freezes, payroll subscription bug, a slow sever speed or interrupted the Payroll update process. QuickBooks Enterprise Error PS036 happens because of inactive Payroll subscription or an expired QuickBooks Payroll subscription. Scroll down this page, read the blog and learn how you can deal with the issue shortly.

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Why Does QuickBooks Payroll Update Error PS036 Arise

The different causes of QuickBooks Desktop Error PS036 are mentioned here:

  1. Due to an expired of inactivated Payroll subscription
  2. A damaged installation of QuickBooks Desktop application
  3. Incorrect or invalid PSID in a company file
  4. Due to the QuickBooks damaged file (paysub.ini)
  5. A service or product is not updated
  6. Because of a bad Internet server connection
  7. Your QuickBooks Desktop version does not support your Windows
  8. More than one active Payroll agreement
  9. An incorrect service key
  10. QuickBooks Desktop service keys screen shows as “Invalid number of EIN”

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A couple of Solutions to Eradicate QuickBooks 2018 Error PS036

Method 1. Check Your QuickBooks Payroll Subscription

  1. Open the Internet Browser and login to your intuit CAMPAS account
  2. Verify that your QuickBooks Payroll subscription is valid
  3. If the subscription is expired, renew it and if it shows an active status then follow the next troubleshooting step.
  4. Restart your PC now

Method 2. Rename Paysub.ini File

  1. Go to My Computer then click on Organize option
  2. Click on the Folder and Search option select the View Tab
  3. Click on Hidden Files and Folders, select Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives option
  4. Click on Apply then select OK
  5. Again go to My Computer, then type in the Search Box Paysub
  6. Search paysub.ini, click on the file and select Rename
  7. Change the file name extension as .old from .ini
  8. Do repeat the same task for all paysub files found

Method 3. Check the Windows Internet Connectivity

  1. Open Your Internet Explorer, and then type the link of the trusted website (I.e. Yahoo.Com)
  2. Open the website by pressing Enter key from your keyboard
  3. If an error will display on the screen, then it means your Internet is not working properly or there is an issue with your Internet connection
  4. Contact a technician to fix the following error

Method 4. With QuickBooks Data Repair Tool

  1. Open the Intuit Site and download the QuickBooks Data Repair Tool
  2. Click on the Downloaded file from the list of the downloads
  3. Select the file to start the installation
  4. Wait for the installation to be completed
  5. Run the tool and follow the instructions to repair the installation of the accounting software

Hopefully, now you can overcome the issue by following the steps, although you have another option. Make a call on QuickBooks toll-free number 1.855.738.2784 and say I am getting QuickBooks error PS036, QuickBooks tech-geeks will make proper research as per the bug and guide you to fix the issue as soon as possible.

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