Accounting CS Release User Bulletin v.2022.3.2 - November 17, 2022

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  • If you are looking for a specific update, but it doesn't appear in this bulletin, try checking the Accounting CS Alerts & notices article. 
  • 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.

On July 12, 2022, Microsoft ended support for SQL Server 2012 and earlier. Therefore, as of the v.2022.2.0 Accounting CS release, your firm should 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).


  • We have added Entity Type in the client filter drop-down lists throughout the application. (Idea Incubator #5592)

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.

  • We have removed the ability to create and submit ACH reversal files in the Manage Files dialog of the Actions > Process Direct Deposit screen when ACH is processed by Kotapay. Details

    If you have any questions, contact the Kotapay Returns Department at (800) 378-3328 or

  • 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

  • Maine. We have updated the application to accept the new 8-digit Withholding ID (formatted as ######## or ####-####) that is being issued by Maine Revenue Services.

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

For a general estimate of the release dates for payroll tax forms, see When will the new tax forms be available.

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  • Tax agents updated

    We have updated the following tax agents.


    • Ohio
      • We have updated the form filing address for the Village of Versailles Department of Taxation tax agent.

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

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