Accounting CS Release User Bulletin v.2019.2.1 - July 10, 2019

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After July 9, 2019, Microsoft will no longer support SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier. Therefore, as of the v.2019.2.0 Accounting CS release, your firm must have SQL Server 2012 or higher installed on the servers that run Accounting CS to retrieve this update and any application updates beyond the v.2019.2.0 release. For more information, see How to handle the end of SQL 2008 in Accounting CS.

Notes

  • This change does not affect firms using Accounting CS via Virtual Office or Software as a Service (SaaS).
  • There are a number of reminders and alerts within the application for firms who have not yet upgraded to SQL Server 2012 or higher. Details
    • An alert displays when Accounting CS is opened.
    • An alert message displays in red, linked text in the bottom-right corner of the application.
    • Attempts to access CS Connect will prompt an alert to display.

In January 2020, Microsoft will end support for Windows 7. Because Thomson Reuters cannot support customers using our applications on unsupported operating systems, starting on January 14, 2020, Accounting CS will no longer be supported on Windows 7. We strongly recommend that you upgrade your workstations to a supported operating system soon. For more information, see End of support for Windows 7.

General

We have addressed the following issues.

  • In certain circumstances, the application closed if you attempted to save changes to an existing transaction in the Actions > Enter Transactions screen. Details

    This issue occurred in either of the following circumstances.

    • The transaction being saved had at least one distribution posted to a bank account’s general ledger account.
    • The transaction being saved was a journal entry and had at least one distribution row that was deleted.
  • In certain circumstances, the application closed if you attempted to save a bank account in the Setup > Bank Accounts screen. Details
    This issue occurred if a certain general ledger account was added or changed for the bank account being saved.
  • Number selection fields did not accept any value greater than 9. Details
    This issue occurred throughout the application in fields used to select a specified number of days, weeks, months, instances, etc. Number selection field

Accounting

We have addressed the following issues.

  • In certain circumstances, the application closed if you attempted to save changes to an existing transaction in the Journal Entry View of the Actions > Enter Trial Balance screen. Details

    This issue occurred in either of the following circumstances.

    • The transaction being saved had at least one distribution that was posted to a bank account’s general ledger account.
    • The transaction being saved had at least one distribution row that was deleted.
  • An error occurred when you entered balances in the Actions > Enter Trial Balance screen. Details
    This issue occurred if you attempted to enter the balancing amount in the Unadjusted Balance column.

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

  • 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.

    State

    • Arizona – We have addressed an issue with Form UC-018 that caused the amount in the TOTAL WAGES THIS PAGE field to be incorrect for page 1 of the form if there were 6 or more employees included in the form.
    • Washington – The Paid Family Medical Leave worksheet (PFML) now includes employees that are exempt from Washington SUI.
  • Tax agents updated

    We have updated the following tax agents.

    State

    • Arizona – We have updated the form filing address for the Department of Economic Security – Unemployment Tax tax agent.
    • Colorado – We have addressed an issue, introduced in the Accounting CS v.2019.2.0 update, that caused the application to format the direct deposit (ACH) file for the Colorado Department of Revenue incorrectly. If you have generated and transmitted any of these payments using v.2019.2.0, contact the Department of Revenue and verify that they received and applied the payments properly.

    Local

    • Colorado
      • City of Aurora – We have updated the direct deposit information for City of Aurora.

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