Find information on the latest payroll update (21912) as well as earlier release updates.

QuickBooks Desktop Payroll provides payroll updates to QuickBooks Desktop Payroll subscribers. These updates provide the most current and accurate rates and calculations for supported state and federal tax tables, payroll tax forms and e-file and pay options. For more information about payroll updates, see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about QuickBooks Desktop payroll updates.

The latest Payroll Update is 21912, released June 20, 2019.

In the sections below we provide information and links to recent and previous updates.

What’s included in Payroll Update 21912 (June 20, 2019)

Tax Table Update

  • The Payroll Update includes other changes for: Washington

Forms Update

  • For Enhanced Payroll for Accountants payroll subscribers this Payroll Update contains Schedule A (Form 940), Multi-state Employee and Credit Reduction, has been updated. Form 940, 941 and Form 944 for Reporting Agents (available for Enhanced Payroll for Accountants payroll subscribers only.
  • Payroll Update contains federal forms that were updated: Form 940 & Schedule A (Form 940), Form 944 & Form 941.
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a state form that was added for the following state: Maine
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes state forms that were updated for the following states: Arkansas, California, Florida, Maine, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

e-File and Pay Update

  • There are no E-File & Pay changes in this Payroll Update.

Find recent payroll updates

For a complete overview of the most recent payroll update, select your product year from the list below:

Summary of Past Payroll Updates

Payroll Update Number Date Released
21909 05/16/2019
21908 03/17/2019
21906 02/21/2019
21904 01/17/2019
21902 12/27/2018
21901 12/13/2018
21816 09/20/2018
21814 08/16/2018
21812 06/21/2018

Payroll News: Stay up to date

The Payroll News section includes federal, state, or payroll related news articles that could affect your payroll.


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