Accounting CS Release User Bulletin v.2019.1.0 - March 21, 2019

Alerts and notices

Did you know...?

  • You can search for specific information (such as a state name) in this article. Details

    Follow these steps.

    1. Expand the text for the applicable sections or click the Show expandable text link at the top of this article to expand all text in the article.
    2. Press CTRL+F on your keyboard to open a search field above the toolbar.
    3. Enter the search term in the search field. As you type your search term, the Help & How-To Center highlights all instances of the term in the body of the article.
  • If you are looking for a specific update, but it doesn't appear in this bulletin, try checking the Accounting CS Alerts & notices article. 

General

  • We have added the Is Cleared column to the Deposits & Additions tab and the Checks & Payments tab of the Edit > Options dialog in the Actions > Reconcile Bank Accounts screen.
  • We have addressed an issue that prevented Accounting CS from adding vendor direct deposit allocations to unprinted vendor checks that were created from scheduled check templates.

General - Payroll

  • We have updated several fields to use black font color for payroll checks in the Actions > Enter Transactions screen. (Accounting CS Ideas Community #2156 and #2669)
  • South Carolina. We have added a Solvency surcharge rate field to the UI Base Rate dialog (accessed from the Payroll Taxes tab of the Setup > Clients screen). Details
    This new field accommodates the new Solvency surcharge tax rate that went into effect on January 1, 2019.
  • Washington. We have updated the workers’ compensation codes that are available for selection for the State of Washington.

Report Designer

  • We have added sections of variables to the Client > Payroll Tax Forms section of the variable tree. Details
    • Federal 1095-C > Additional Information
    • Federal 1099 > Additional Information
    • Federal 94X > Additional Information
    • Federal W-2 > Additional Information
    • State and Local
  • We have added variables to the Client > State Tax Information > Withholding section of the variable tree. Details
    • Current Effective Date
    • Latest Deposit Schedule
    • Latest Effective Date

Accounting CS Payroll, for live payroll processing

In addition to the changes made for general payroll features listed above for after-the-fact payroll processing, the following changes have been made for the live payroll processing features specific to Accounting CS Payroll.

  • We have added the Is Cleared column to the Deposits & Additions tab and the Checks & Payments tab of the Edit > Options dialog in the Actions > Reconcile Impound Bank Accounts screen.
  • We have made a number of enhancements to the integration with WorkforceHUB. Details
    • Inactive employees no longer transfer to WorkforceHUB from Accounting CS.
    • Employee pay rates now transfer from WorkforceHUB to Accounting CS.
    • Printed payroll checks are now queued to transfer to WorkforceHUB at 12:00 a.m., or the next time the application is opened after 12:00 a.m.
    • Printed payroll checks now transfer to WorkforceHUB in batches, grouped by print date and pay frequency.
  • For every release, be sure to check the Updates for payroll tax rates, limits, and minimum wage rates (year to date) article to stay on top of changes that may affect your firm and clients.

Payroll compliance

  • You can now create a partial replacement file for Form 1095-C. For more information, see Creating replacement files for Form 1094-C and 1095-C.
  • Indiana
    • The Indiana Department of Workforce Development now requires all employers to file Form UC-1 electronically and will no longer accept paper copies of the form. Therefore, we have removed the Paper filing method for the form and added the Web fill-in method. You can also file the forms using the Internet filing method.
    • We have added the SOC code field to the Payroll Taxes tab of the Setup > Employees screen (for Indiana only). Details
      For more information about Standard Occupational Classification, visit https://www.bls.gov/soc/.
  • Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development now requires all employers to file Forms LB-0456 and LB-0851 electronically and will no longer accept paper copies of the forms. Therefore, we have removed the Paper filing method for the forms and added the Web fill-in method. You can also file the forms using the Internet filing method.
  • Vermont. We have updated the Healthcare Contribution rate used for Form WHT-436. Details
    Employers are exempt from paying the Healthcare Contribution if they have four or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees. Effective as of first-quarter 2019 reporting, employers must pay an increased Healthcare Contribution amount for each uncovered FTE employee above the four FTE exemption level.

Updates for payroll tax forms, tax agents, and new hire files

To search for a specific state, locality, form, or file in one of the sections listed below, follow these steps.

  1. Expand the text for the section by clicking the link (such as Payroll tax forms added) or click the Show expandable text link at the top of this article to expand all text in the article.
  2. Press CTRL+F on your keyboard to open a search field above the toolbar.
  3. Enter the search term in the search field. As you type your search term, the Help & How-To Center highlights all instances of the term in the body of the article.
  • Payroll tax forms added

    We have added the following forms, internet files, and electronic files.

    Federal

    • Form 1095-C Partial Replacement internet file (2018)

    Local

    • Kentucky
      • Carroll County Occ. Tax Admin – Forms CCOOC-Q and CCQ2A (Accounting CS Ideas Community #2909)
    • Michigan
      • City of East Lansing, Income Tax Department – Forms EL-941 and EL-W-3
    • Ohio
      • Village of Carey – Form Generic
      • Village of Huntsville – Form Generic
  • Payroll tax forms updated

    We have updated the following forms, internet files, and electronic files to the latest versions available from the agencies. Those forms marked with an asterisk (*) were released via an alert between application updates, not as part of the current release.

    Federal

    • Form 941 and electronic file (2019)
    • Form 1095-C Corrected internet file (2018)
    • Forms W-2 and W-3 for 2019 (all copies except the black-and-white versions of Copy A and W-3)

    State

    • Alaska – Form TQ01C
    • Arizona – Form A1-QRT
    • Delaware
      • Form W1Q 9701
      • Form W-3 9801 (2019)
    • Florida – Forms RT-6, RT-6A, and RT-6NF
    • Georgia – Forms G-7(M) and G-7(Q)
    • Illinois
      • Form IL-941 electronic file
      • We have updated Form IL-941 to a worksheet format.
    • Indiana
      • Form UC-1 internet file
      • We have combined Forms UC-5A and UC-5A-S into Form UC-5A/B
      • We have combined Forms UC-1 and UC-5A/B into a single collation (Form UC-1) for form processing.
    • Maryland – Form MW-508 (2019)
    • Michigan – Form 5081 and electronic file (2019)
    • Montana – Form UI-5
    • Nebraska – Form UI-11T and internet file
    • New York – Form NYS-45 electronic file
    • North Dakota – Form 306
    • Oregon
      • Forms STT-1 (2019) and STT-2 (2019)
      • Forms STT-A (2019) and STT-2 Annual (2019)
    • Rhode Island – Forms TX-17 (2019) and TX-17 (Continuation) (2019)
    • South Carolina – Form UCE-101
    • Washington, D.C. – Forms FR-900A (2019) and FR-900Q (2019)

    Local

    • Colorado
      • Manager of Finance (Denver) – Forms 101 and 104
    • Kentucky
      • Campbell County Fiscal Court – Form C_CC2
      • City of Elizabethtown – Form Quarterly
      • City of Jeffersontown – Form Quarterly
      • City of Maysville – Form Quarterly
      • Kenton County Fiscal Court – Form QCC1
    • Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government – Form 222 (2018) *
    • Michigan
      • State of Michigan Detroit – Form 5321 and electronic file (2019)
    • Missouri
      • City Treasurer (Kansas City) – Forms RD-110 and RD-130
    • Ohio
      • Columbus City Treasurer
        • Forms IT-11 and IT-11J (2019)
        • Forms IT-13 and IT-13J (2018) *
    • Pennsylvania
      • Blair Tax Collection Bureau – LST – Form Blair_LST
      • Capital Tax Collection Bureau – LST – Form CapitalTax_LST
      • City of Philadelphia – Form Philadelph_Annual (2018) *
      • e-Collect – Form e-Collect_LST
      • Roaring Spring Borough – Form RoaringSpring_LST
      • Treasurer, City of Pittsburgh – Forms Pittsburgh_ET-1 (2019) and Pittsburgh_LS-1 (2019)
    • West Virginia
      • City of Charleston – Form Charleston_CSF-2
      • City of Huntington – Form Huntington_Q
  • Forms pending approval

    The following forms are pending approval. Once the forms have been approved, we will make them available in a subsequent software update.

    Forms that are approved after the current update (and before the next update) will be made available immediately. We will inform you of the approval in the following ways.

    Quarterly forms

    • Oregon – Form STT-V (2019)
  • Tax agents added

    We have added the following tax agents.

    Local

    • Kentucky
      • Carroll County Occ. Tax Admin (Accounting CS Ideas Community #2909)
    • Ohio
      • Village of Carey
      • Village of Huntsville
  • Tax agents updated

    We have updated the following tax agents.

    Federal

    • 941 Internal Revenue Service – We have updated the form filing addresses.

    State

    • Delaware – We have updated the direct deposit information required to produce an ACH credit file to the State of Delaware tax agent.
    • Oregon – We have updated the direct deposit information required to produce an ACH credit file to the Transit – Oregon Department of Revenue tax agent.

    Local

    • Colorado – We have updated the form filing address for the City of Aurora tax agent.
    • Ohio – We have added the following school district taxes to the Ohio School District Income Tax agent.
      • Geneva SD
      • Granville E SD
      • Green SD
      • Madison Plains SD
    • Pennsylvania – We have updated the municipality and school district liabilities for the following tax agents.
      • Berks E.I.T. Bureau – LST
      • Blair Tax Collection Bureau – LST
      • Capital Tax Collection Bureau – LST
      • Centre Tax Agency – LST
      • City of Lock Haven Tax Office – LST Tax
      • HAB-LST
      • Keystone Central School District Tax Office – LST
      • Keystone Collections Group – LST
      • Sarah N. Judge, Collector of Taxes

Accounting CS includes two interactive tools that provide valuable payroll tax information.

Related articles

Prior release user bulletins

Support Contact Information page on our website

Finding answers in the Help & How-To Center

Accounting CS Ideas Community

Ordering Forms W-2, 1099, and 1095-C

Payroll Year-End Processing tips

In this article