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    Intuit QuickBooks Payroll News & Updates

    Article ID: 2000204

    Overview

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

    Assumptions

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

    Details

    What is a Payroll Update?

    QuickBooks Payroll provides payroll updates to QuickBooks 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 payroll updates.

    The latest Payroll Update is 21612, released June 16, 2016.

    What's Included in Payroll Update 21612?


    Tax Table Update

    • Important Reminder:  Additional Medicare Tax is still in effect for tax year 2016.  If you are using a QuickBooks 2013-2016 version, please refer to the Additional Details section below, and select your version of QuickBooks.
    • This tax table includes other changes for: Montana
      • The tax tracking type SCorp Pd Med Premium has changed for Montana withholding effective 1/1/2016.
          
        Action Required:  For more information and action required steps, please click here.

    Forms Update

    • For Enhanced Payroll for Accountants payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a federal form that was updated: Forms 940 for Reporting Agents.
    • For Standard and Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a federal form that was updated: Form 940
    • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes state forms that were updated for the following states: California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, and Missouri.

    E-File and Pay Update

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

    Additional Details

    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
    2160803/17/2016
    2160602/11/2016
    2160401/21/2016
    2160212/31/2015
    21601 12/17/2015
    21516 09/17/2015
    2151408/27/2015

    Payroll News

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

    Supported State and Local Taxes

    It's important to understand how QuickBooks supports various state and local taxes. Expand this section to learn more about which taxes are supported, how the taxes are applied and should changes occur during the tax year what actions, if any, are required on your part to set up or edit your employee and company payroll information in your QuickBooks company file.

    Withholding Taxes
    State Unemployment Taxes
    Local Taxes
    State Disability Taxes
    Payroll Reporting Codes

    The information contained here is meant to provide general information about the payroll process and is not intended to provide tax or legal advice. Always consult your tax professional when preparing tax documents.

    Top Answers

    Resources

    Most Used Forms

    Find and download individual and federal forms required for your business.

    Payroll Tax Support

    Stay in compliance, ensure you're up to date on all necessary tax agency information from Federal to State agency

    ViewMyPaycheck

    Give employees 24/7 access to payroll information they need.