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How to Fix QuickBooks Payroll Error Code 30159?

Devil Devis
How to Fix QuickBooks Payroll Error Code 30159?

QuickBooks Payroll Error Code 30159 is caused primarily due to an incorrect file setup in the operating system. The error might also pop up due to corrupt /damaged Windows operating system files. If you want to get an insight into the QuickBooks payroll error 30159 and know the possible solutions to fix the error code, go through the full article.

What causes QuickBooks Payroll Error Code 30159?

The QuickBooks Payroll Error 31059 has the potential to damage a company file. It thus becomes imperative and indispensable to resolve this error at the earliest. Some of the possible reasons behind this error are:

  • Corrupted Operating system files.
  • The QuickBooks software has not been installed properly.
  • An essential file relevant to QuickBooks software has been deleted inadvertently.
  • Corrupted or damaged QuickBooks software files such as the ‘paysub.ini’ file.
  • Using outdated QuickBooks software.

Steps to mend the QuickBooks Error Code 30159

There are various methods to fix the QuickBooks Error Code 30159. Some of the most viable and effective methods for fixing the error are mentioned as follows:

Method 1: Getting your system restored to an earliest time

In order to go for a System Restore, follow the steps that are mentioned below:

  • Press the ‘Win+R’ keys simultaneously.
  • The Run Dialog box opens. Type ‘system restore’ and press ‘Enter’ key.
  • The System Restore dialog box appears on the screen.
  • Click on ‘Restore My Computer’ option and subsequently click on ‘Next’.
  • You have an option to choose a suitable restore point. It is advisable to choose the earliest possible restore point.
  • Once chosen, click on ‘next’.
  • And finally click on the ‘Confirmation Window’.
  • Wait for the system restore to complete. Once finished, you are required to download and run the ‘QuickBooks File Repair Tool’.
  • Once open, select the ‘scan’ button and once the scan is completed, click on the ‘Fix error’ option.
  • Restart the computer system and open QuickBooks software.

Check to see if the problem has been successfully resolved. If the issue still persists, follow the second method.

Method 2: Conform to File Checker Utility in Windows

In order to use the Windows file checker, proceed as follows:

  • Press ‘Win+R’ keys simultaneously. The Run dialog box appears.
  • Type ‘CMD’ and hit ‘Enter’ key.
  • The Command Prompt dialog box appears.
  • Type ‘sfc/scannow’ and press the ‘Enter’ key.
  • Wait for the process to finish. Once finished, follow the on-screen instructions to rectify any corrupted files in your system.

Method 3: Repairing the ‘paysub.ini’ file 

Repairing the ‘paysub.ini’ file can fix the QuickBooks Error Code 31059 in some cases. In this context,    you are required to rename the ‘paysub.ini’ file to ‘paysub.ini.old’. By renaming the file, you are actually preventing QuickBooks to access the same. It allows QuickBooks to make a new file for future use.

Method 4: Adding the Employee Identification Number (EIN) 

  • In the QuickBooks software, navigate to ‘Payroll’ option.
  • Select the ‘Use my existing payroll services’ option.
  • Select on the ‘Add’ option in the ‘Account maintenance window’.
  • Select the option for adding the EIN.
  • Select the ‘Next’ option.

Now, having added the EIN, you need to restart QuickBooks and check if the problem has been resolved successfully.

We hope that the article guided you towards finding a viable fix for the QuickBooks Error Code 30159. In case the error still persists, it is advised to contact 24/7 QuickBooks error support team. Give a call at 1-800-615-2347 today to schedule your free initial consultation.

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