Release Notes

Note: This is the early release of W-2 Pro for tax year 2021.

For details on 2021 changes, read the IRS instructions.

New and improved:

  • We updated the 2021 tax form and instructions with IRS changes.
  • We updated all business rules and custom queries for 2021 form fields.
  • We added sample import files and excel data shells.
  • We updated all reports for 2021 tax form changes.
  • We updated all help files for 2021.

Form changes:

  • For tax year 2021, the Social Security Wage Base is now $142,800.
  • For tax year 2021, the Social Security tax withheld amount should not exceed $8,853.60 ($142,800 × 6.2%).
  • The tax year 2021 Social Security and Medicare coverage threshold for Household wages is now $2,300 ($100 increase from 2020).
  • Penalties have increased. The higher penalty amounts apply to returns required to be filed after December 31, 2021.

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