Client Wants to Change Payroll schedule

I have a client that I took over payroll from another Proadvisor in March and the client is now realizing that the prior ProAdvisor had her pay periods incorrectly set. We realized this when my client had several employees where the hours in the period appeared to be OT. However,. the payperiod that the client thought was being used is off by several days.

Current QB Setup = 1st - 15th pay period and paycheck on 25th of month
Client wants = 6th - 20th pay period and paycheck on 25th

Current QB Setup = 16th - last day of month and paycheck on the 10th of next month
Client wants = 21st - 5th and paycheck on the 10th of the month.

I am trying to wrap my brain around how to fix the payroll schedule so that we don't miss any dates, duplicate any dates already paid (hours), and of course mess anything up without the current monthly payroll tax deposits that are made for period 1-end of month on the 15th of next month.

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