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10-15-2012 Certified Payroll Updates

Last Updated: 06 March 2014
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10-15-2012 - Certified Payroll Solution updates includes QuickBooks 2013 & Windows 8 compatibility PLUS new and revised forms for Oregon, Michigan, Maine, New Jersey, New York, and Georgia.

We've been very busy!  In addition to performing final testing and updates for QuickBooks 2013 & Windows 8 Compatibility - we've also been updating and adding several Certified Payroll Report forms PLUS a new EEOC Report.

new and updated certified payroll & eeoc reportsEven if you aren't planning on upgrading to QuickBooks 2013 - you still need to follow these instructions to obtain the new forms.

QuickBooks MUST be closed.

  • Start Certified Payroll Solution
  • Go to the Help menu -> choose Check for Updates {Vista & Windows 7 users will be prompted to enter the computer Administrators password}  If you aren't fast enough, you COULD receive an error message.  Just close the error, start CPS -> go to the Help menu -> choose Check for Updates -> enter the Admin password

On the Check for Program Updates window

  1. Note your current version
  2. Note the recommended version
  3. Select the recommended version - as of today 10/15/2012 the version is 5.0.550, however, as time goes on it could be a higher number.
  4. Click Download and Install --> and on the next window click Download and Install again.


In addition to downloading and installing the version 5.0.550 (or higher) update - the following states must also go back to the Help menu -> Check for Updates option and download their State forms for New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Oregon, Maine and Georgia.  More information below.

When the update(s) has finished installing:

  • Start QuickBooks
  • Starts CPS, go to the System Setup menu -> select System Preferences -> click on the Data Locations tab and delete the information in the QuickBooks file box - this is the 2nd box/field from the top -> click OK
  • From the Run menu -> choose Certified Payroll -> check your dates -> click Next
  • Repeat this procedure on each computer that has the Certified Payroll program installed on it.

New forms & setup/use instructions: