QUICKBOOKS ERROR 248
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A Quick Guide on how to resolve QuickBooks Error 248
As we all know QuickBooks is the best accounting software tool made and marketed by Intuit.
If you have been using this tool for managing finance and accounting in your business and by chance facing the error 248 then you are at the right place.If the error 248 is creating issue to work with QuickBooks, and you have been searching for the best solution to fix this error for a long time then, there is nothing to worry because, you are in the right place. The solution to your problem is right here..
This error 248 occurs in the QuickBooks when payroll is being created for their employees or are tackling the backup files for the company.In case you come across this particular error then you will also get a warning message stating “QuickBooks company file is not found”. Now this means you may have to again build your company file by making use of the data files in utility in QuickBooks Desktop.
The reasons behind error 248 are:
There are 2 basic reasons for this kind of error to occur which are as follows
If there is an issue related to the company file then you may follow the solution 1 and 2..
In case you have done any overpaying to the employee then you may have to go to the solution 3.
Now let us see in the below section of how to resolve this type of error.
Ways in which one can solve the error 248:
Now from the above two situation that are given you have to choose the solution ,the below three solution are given for the first situation
Situation No.1: This solution will be applicable at that time when you will get the error message of QuickBooks error 248. And the solutions below come out from the first reason for this error ‘ An issue with files in the company’.
Situation No. 2: And the next solution is only used when the error is actually caused by payroll run in the QuickBooks.
Now let’s see all the procedure for fixing these issue:
QuickBooks Error 248 troubleshooting steps:
here we have given three solutions for two situations:
Situation 1: The first two methods will be applicable in the situation when you get the error message displayed about the QuickBooks error no 248. And these solutions come out from the first reason for this error ‘ An issue with company file’.
Situation 2: The last solution which is used at the time when you will get the error while running payroll in QuickBooks. And the solution comes out from the second reason for the error ‘Overpaying of an employee’.
Now let’s see what the procedure is to fix the error:
Once you see the error message displayed then you can go for the below solution
The solution ‘Run , Rebuild and verify the data in QuickBooks’ for this particular situation:
Solution no. 1: Data utility has to be run and rebuilt again
First, open your Quickbooks Software on the desktop.
After the above step the file tab has to be clicked and the utility option has to be chosen.
The Rebuild Data tab has to be clicked now.
Now follow the prompt option to save your company backup files.
When the process of backup files is completed , OK should be clicked.
If following the above steps resolves the error ten well and good otherwise you will have to follow the next solution:
Solution no.2: Data Utility in QuickBooks has to be verified
Now go to the file menu and open the utility option.
Now see where the verify data option is coming and press on that tab.
If the data detected any errors or issues in the company file then rebuilt it.
The process has to be repeated for all the issues of the company file.
Solutions to Fix the 248 Error Code While you Running QuickBooks Payroll
When the QuickBooks payroll is running, you are overpay an employee and face QuickBooks error 248 then follow these steps to fix the problem
Solution no.3: The item has to be Created and added in QuickBooks
Firstly go to the navigate List option or section in the QuickBooks. And the payment Link option should be chosen and clicked to add the new item.
On the Custom Setup option hit Enter key.
The name for the new item that you want has to be added.
After that, the appropriate Account has to linked to the new item,
Double click on None option in the Tax tracking tab.
After that 2 options will be available that is “Neither” and then choose the Next option.
After that, the option that is overpaid by you should be modified.
Now finally finish the procedure by clicking on the Finish option.