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Latest payroll news and updates

Find information on the latest payroll update (22001) as well as earlier release updates.

QuickBooks Desktop Payroll provides payroll updates to QuickBooks Desktop Payroll subscribers. These updates provide the most current and accurate rates and calculations for supported state and federal tax tables, payroll tax forms and e-file and pay options. For more information about payroll updates, see Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about QuickBooks Desktop payroll updates.

The latest Payroll Update is 22001, released December 12, 2019.

In the sections below we provide information and links to recent and previous updates.

What’s included in Payroll Update 22001 (December 12, 2019)

Tax Table Update

  • The tax table includes new Federal withholding tables, and new Nonresident Alien withholding tables.
  • An action is required for federal withholding.
  • This tax table includes a new wage limit for Social Security taxes.
  • An action is required for the following states: Nebraska and Oregon.
  • This tax table includes other changes for: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachussets, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming.

Forms Update

  • For Enhanced Payroll for Accountants subscribers, this Payroll Update contains federal forms that were updated: Form 940 for Reporting Agents & Schedule A (Form 940 for Reporting Agents), Form 944 for Reporting Agents & Form 945A for Reporting Agents.
  • For Standard and Enhanced payroll subscribers this Payroll Update contains federal forms that were updated: Form 940 & Schedule A (Form 940), Form 943 & Form 943A, Form 944 & Form 945A, Form W-2, and Form W-3.
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes a state form that was added for the following state: Massachusetts.
  • For Enhanced payroll subscribers, this Payroll Update includes state forms that were updated for the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

e-File and Pay Update

  • For Enhanced Payroll for Accountants payroll subscribers E-File & Pay, this update includes updated e-filing options for the following: Form 941 for Reporting Agents, and Form 944 for Reporting Agents.
  • For payroll subscribers E-File & Pay, this update includes updated e-filing options for the following: Form 941, Form 944, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, and West Virginia.

Find recent payroll updates

For a complete overview of the most recent payroll update, select your product year from the list below:

Summary of Past Payroll Updates

Payroll Update Number Date Released
21916 09/19/2019
21913 07/18/2019
21912 06/20/2019
21909 05/16/2019
21908 03/17/2019
21906 02/21/2019
21904 01/17/2019

Payroll News: Stay up to date

The Payroll News section includes federal, state, or payroll related news articles that could affect your payroll.

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