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    Intuit QuickBooks Payroll News & Updates

    Article ID: 2000204


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


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


    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 21512;  released June 18, 2015.

    What's Included in Payroll Update 21512?

    Tax Table Update

    • Important Reminder:  Additional Medicare Tax is still in effect for tax year 2015.  If you are using a QuickBooks 2012-2014 version, please refer to the Additional Details section below, and select your version of QuickBooks.
    • This tax table includes revised withholding tables for: North Dakota.

    Forms Update

    • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes state forms that were updated for the following states: Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, and Maine.

    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 941 for Reporting Agents.
    • For payroll subscribers E-File & Pay, this update includes updated e-filing options for the following: Montana.

    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
    21509 05/14/2015
    21508 03/19/2015
    21506 02/19/2015

    Payroll News

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

    District of Columbia

    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

    State Unemployment Insurance Special Assessments

    Since unemployment has climbed over the past several years, many state trust funds have been depleted and have begun borrowing funds from the United States Department of Labor. Learn how this could impact your business, by clicking below:

    Special Assessments for 2015

    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.

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