Intuit QuickBooks Payroll News & Updates
Information on the latest payroll update and current year payroll news.
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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.
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What's Included in payroll update 21417?
- There are no payroll tax changes in this payroll update.
- This payroll update is an engineering maintenance release only.
The latest Payroll Update is 21416.
What's Included in Payroll Update 21416?
Tax Table Update
- Important Reminder: Additional Medicare Tax is still in effect for tax year 2014. For details, please refer to the Additional Details section below, and select your version of QuickBooks.
- There are no payroll tax changes in this Payroll Update.
- For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a state form that was added for the following states: Iowa and Vermont.
- For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes state forms that were updated for the following states: Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Utah, and Washington.
- For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a state form that was removed for the following state: Vermont.
E-File and Pay Update
- For E-File & Pay, this update includes new e-pay options for the following state: New Mexico.
Summary of Past Payroll Updates
The Payroll News section includes federal, state, or payroll related news articles that could affect your payroll.
- How Will The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Impact Small Businesses?
- Understanding the Affordable Care Act Employer Mandates
- Claiming and Reporting COBRA Credits after 2013
- Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rebates
- Federal payroll: Changes for Year-End 2013 & Preparing for 2014
- 2013 Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) Credit Reductions
- Social Security Administration W-2/W-3 Approval Letter
- QuickBooks Payroll: Additional Medicare Tax
- QuickBooks Payroll: Reporting Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage Cost for Tax Year 2014
Changes in QuickBooks Tax Tracking Types
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.
State Unemployment 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 2012 - 2014