How to Update ezPaycheck Payroll Software
ezPaycheck payroll software speeds up paycheck processing. Customers can update tax tables and forms by installing the new version by a few clicks.
How to update
How to roll back to the previous version
Is it free to update ezPaycheck?
Current ezPaycheck customers can update ezPaycheck for the same year for free.
For example: if you purchased ezPaycheck 2020, you can get all updates for ezPaycheck 2020 for free including 941 update in Feb, W2 W3 update in Oct and 940 update in Dec, 2020. (Note: ezPaycheck 2019 clients need to purchase the new 2020 license to run ezPaycheck 2020.)
Do I need to update?
Please click the ezPaycheck top menu "help" then "check updates" to check latest updates. If you are using the latest version, you do not need to update again.
Steps to update ezPaycheck
1. As a precaution, please back up data
Your data should be safe during this process. However, we would like to suggest you backup your company data first!
2. Close current ezPaycheck payroll application if it is running on your machine!!!
You cannot uninstall or update ezPaycheck when it is still running on your machine. Please exit ezPaycheck first.
3. Uninstall the previous version(optional)
Most of users can skip this step. However, if your machine does not allow to you install the new version directly, you need to uninstall the old version first.
How to uninstall ezPaycheck
4. Download the latest version
ezPaycheck download link
If your machine has high security, please click the link below to open the download page, scroll down, and follow the guide from step 1 to install ezPaycheck from your local folder.
5. Purchase the new license key if you have not.
Note: It is free to update tax rates & forms for the same version. If you purchase ezPaycheck 2019 version, you will get all updates for 2019 edition for free which includes Form 941 update in Feb, Form W2 & W3 update in Oct and Form 940 update in Dec. However, you need to purchase the new 2020 license to use ezPaycheck 2020.
How to rollback to previous version
If you install ezPaycheck 2020 by mistake or you need print previous year's tax form (ie: 2018 tax form), you can follow this link to rollback to previous ezPaycheck version
1. Permission issue
Please make sure you are the admin or a user that has enough permissons to install software. If you see permission issue, you can ask IT in your company for help.
2. According to clients' feedback, the following anti-spy applications may stop our software from downloading or running.
- from Russia. If you are still using it, please read this warning news
- from Romania.
Our clients said they could edit the setting to allow our software running.
- Our clients said they could edit the settings to allow our software
ezPaycheck Quick Start Guide
How a add a new company account
How to handle both employees and contractors
How to handle restaurant tips
How to add custom deduction field and withhold it from each paycheck automatically
How to handle local taxes
How to handle State Disability Insurance (SDI)
How to print paycheck in different formats: check-on-top, check-in-middle, check-at-bottom
How to print paycheck on blank stock
How to print paycheck on pre-printed checks
How to print paycheck with company logo
How to adjust check printing position