Workpapers CS Release User Bulletin v.2019.3.3 - December 2, 2019

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As of July 9, 2019, Microsoft no longer supports SQL Server 2008 R2 or earlier. Therefore, as of the v.2019.2.0 Workpapers CS release, your firm must have SQL Server 2012 or higher installed on the servers that run Workpapers 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 Workpapers CS .


  • This change does not affect firms using Workpapers CS via Virtual Office CS 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 Workpapers 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, Workpapers 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.

Import of client data from QuickBooks Online

  • We have enhanced the authorization protocol that Workpapers CS uses to communicate with QuickBooks Online. Details
    • After this update, you will need to reconnect each client that uses the QuickBooks Online integration to their corresponding QuickBooks Online company.
    • Intuit will require this new authorization protocol starting on December 17, 2019, so you will need to use Workpapers CS v.2019.3.3 or higher to use the QuickBooks Online integration after that date.

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