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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 2022, you can get all updates for ezPaycheck 2022 for free including 941 update in Feb, W2 W3 update in Oct and 940 update in Dec, 2022. (Note: ezPaycheck 2021 clients need to purchase the new 2022 license to run ezPaycheck 2022.)

    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.

    Purchase link

    How to rollback to previous version

    If you install ezPaycheck 2022 by mistake or you need print previous year's tax form (ie: 2020 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.

    - Kaspersky - from Russia. If you are still using it, please read this warning news

    - Bitdefender - from Romania.

    Our clients said they could edit the setting to allow our software running.

    - webroot - Our clients said they could edit the settings to allow our software

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