Accounting CS Release User Bulletin v.2022.1.2 - May 19, 2022

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  • New features and new reports that are released in this version might be protected by security privileges. If your firm has enabled firm security, please evaluate all enhancements and update your security groups as needed.

After July 12, 2022, Microsoft will no longer support SQL Server 2012 or earlier. Therefore, as of the v.2022.2.0 Accounting CS release, scheduled for late June 2022, your firm must have SQL Server 2014 or higher installed on the servers that run Accounting CS. See Discontinued support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for details and steps you can take to continue using Accounting CS without interruption.

Note: This change does not affect firms using Accounting CS on Virtual Office or Software as a Service (SaaS).

Import of client data from QuickBooks Pro

  • We have added the ability to import data from QuickBooks Pro 2022 and prior versions supported by Intuit using the CS QuickBooks Data Utility v.22.2. You can download this version from the My Product Downloads page of our website.

    Note: You will need to replace the CS QuickBooks Data Utility with this new version on any computer that has v.15.1 or v.22.1 installed.

Export of client data to QuickBooks Pro

  • We have added the ability to export data to QuickBooks Pro 2022 and prior versions supported by Intuit using the CS QuickBooks Data Utility v.22.2. You can download this version from the My Product Downloads page of our website.

    Note: You will need to replace the CS QuickBooks Data Utility with this new version on any computer that has v.15.1 or v.22.1 installed.

Accounting CS Payroll, for live payroll processing

In addition to any 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.

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.

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  • 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

    • Delaware – Form WTH-TAX
    • Minnesota – Form MW5. The period end date will now pull into the Tax-Year End field on the form.

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

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