Microsoft Dynamics SL Payroll Updates for the HIRE Act

2010 Hot Topic Number 8 

According to the IRS, “The payroll tax exemption provides employers with an exemption from the employer’s 6.2 percent share of social security tax on wages paid to qualifying employees, effective for wages paid from March 19, 2010 through December 31, 2010.” There will be updates available to handle this new exemption in payroll coming in June. The updates will be available for the currently supported Microsoft Dynamics SL versions. The update will most likely include an update to the employee maintenance screen, the 941 report, and the W2 report.

See the following IRS website for more information on the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act:,,id=220326,00.html,,id=220750,00.html

Support Information

For technical support questions, contact your partner or, if enrolled in a support plan directly with Microsoft, you can enter a new support request to Microsoft Dynamics® Technical Support from Customer Source or Partner Source under Support >> New Support Request.

You can also contact Microsoft Dynamics® Technical Support by phone using these links for country specific phone numbers.

Partners – Global Support Contacts (requires Partner Source login).

Customers – Global Support Contacts (requires Customer Source login).

Need Help to Update Your SL Payroll Tax Information?

If you need help installing this important tax update, please contact Carolyn Dawkins at AccuNet’s Help Desk at 614.899.9900 x 202. 


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