Overview

Information on the latest payroll update and current year payroll news.

Assumptions

You have an active QuickBooks Desktop payroll subscription and a supported version of QuickBooks Desktop.

Details

What is a Payroll Update?

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 (FAQs) about QuickBooks Desktop payroll updates.

What's Included in Payroll Update 21901?

Tax Table Update

  • This tax table includes a new wage limit for Social Security taxes.
  • This tax table includes new withholding tables for: California, Georgia, Iowa, Maine, North Carolina, and Washington.
  • This tax table includes new tax tracking types and an action is required for: Sec 83i Qual. Equity and Sec 83i Tax Deferral.
  • This tax table includes other changes for: Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming.

Forms Update

  • For Enhanced Payroll for Accountants payroll subscribers this Payroll Update contains federal forms that were added: Form 940 for Reporting Agents & Schedule A (Form 940 for Reporting Agents), Form 944 for Reporting Agents & Form 945A for Reporting Agents.
  • For Standard and Enhanced payroll subscribers this Payroll Update contains federal forms that were updated: Form 940 & Schedule A (Form 940), Form 943 & Form 943A, Form 944 & Form 945A, Form W-2, and Form W-3.
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a state form that were added for the following state: Kentucky.
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes state forms that were updated for the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a state form that were removed for the following state: Kentucky

e-File and Pay Update

  • For Enhanced Payroll for Accountants payroll subscribers E-File & Pay, this update includes updated e-filing options for the following: Form 940/Schedule A for Reporting Agents, Form 941 for Reporting Agents, and Form 944 for Reporting Agents.
  • For payroll subscribers E-File & Pay, this update includes updated e-filing options for the following: Form 940/Schedule A, Form 941, Form 944, Form W-2/W-3, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, and South Carolina.
  • For payroll subscribers E-File & Pay, this update includes updated e-pay options for the following: Maryland.

Additional Details

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