Release Notes

This is the Early Release of W2 Pro for 2021.

*Please refer to IRS instructions for full detail of 2021 changes (


  • 2021 tax form and instructions have been updated with IRS changes.
  • All business rules and custom queries have been updated for 2021 form fields.
  • Sample import files and Excel data shells have been added.
  • All reports have been updated for 2021 tax form changes.
  • All help files have been updated for 2021.


  • The Social Security Wage Base is $142,800 for Tax Year 2021
  • 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 increased - The higher penalty amounts apply to returns required to be filed after December 31,2021.

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