U.S. Year-End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP

This page contains the U.S. Payroll Year-End Download for Microsoft Dynamics GP.


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2021 Year-End Changes - RELEASED

  1. Payables 1099-NEC (3 part form), 1099-MISC, 1099-DIV form changes
  2. Payables 1096 form changes
  3. Fixed Assets - luxury auto depreciation changes
  4. Payroll 1099-R form changes

All you need to know about Year-End closing for each module and changes, check out the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2021 Year-End Blog Series.

Installation Instructions

  1. It is recommended to have a working backup of the following items before applying any patch file:
    a. DYNAMICS database
    b. All Company databases
    c. Reports.dic - export the reports through Customization Maintenance (Tools | Customize | Customization Maintenance)
    d. Forms.dic - export the forms through Customization Maintenance (Tools | Customize | Customization Maintenance )
    e. eConnect PRE and POST Procedures if customized.

  2. The Year-End/Tax Update is inclusive of all previous hot fixes, service packs, and GP.

  3. The only supported upgrade path to the current release is from the release 1 year back from current in accordance with the Modern lifecycle


Release Date Download Version
11/15/2021 MicrosoftDynamicsGP18-KB4576801-ENU.msp 18.4.1384
Description Documentation File type (size)
2021 U.S. Year-End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP: Includes 18.2.1013, 18.3.1173 & 18.4.1361 - Fix List US21YE
W-2 Statement DataSource
MSP (188MB)


  1. IMPORTANT: If you are prompted to restart your machine during the patch installation, please restart. After the restart, run the patch again to finish the installation.

  2. The Last Year-End Update Date can be found at Microsoft Dynamics GP | Tools | Setup | Payroll | Payroll.

Previous versions for U.S. Payroll Year-End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP can be found in the following locations:

Support Information

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