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04/11/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/11/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Ministry Services

  • Create a Mail Merge file error

Fund Accounting

  • Changes in Equity report ignores the "Use release accounts" setting
  • Saved report profile can error when running Journal Report

Payroll

  • Direct Deposit file Company ID is formatted differently in header and footer records
  • Maintain List of Employees can error when multiple data entry screens are open
  • E-mail sending report shows blank page if e-mail message is too long
  • Send a copy to this address option removed from E-mail Payroll Stubs

General

  • Custom Check Layout print preview doesn't include * in check words line
  • ISBN Lookup service switched to Google Books API
  • E-mail test gives error when TLS is enabled, but no authentication info entered
  • Export to Access can error when duplicate ID numbers exist
  • Encrypt Backups option moved to Church Name & Location tab for PowerChurch Online users


03/28/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/28/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Accounting

  • Payroll - E-mail Payroll Stubs screen can open behind the Process Payroll form, where it is inaccessible
  • Accounts Receivable - Notes field isn't saved when adding Credit Memo

General

  • OneBody Sync should force https Sync URL
  • Upgrade/conversion screen goes unresponsive while working


03/26/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/26/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 11.5.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Attendance

  • Fast Data Entry - Add Person - Not listed in alphabetical order and status isn't toggled correctly

Contributions

  • Repeating Contributions on last day of month can be released without a contribution date
  • Inconsistent functionality when contributions exist for an envelope that isn't assigned
  • Post Contributions - Check vs Cheque spelling

Fund Accounting

  • Subaccount Report doesn't calculate close-to equity balances

General

  • Mailing Label preview window is too large to fit screen


03/21/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/20/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers were updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Family Mailing List

  • Import Families doesn't format phones

Attendance

  • Fast Data Entry - Add Person - Not listed in alphabetical order and status isn't toggled correctly

Contributions

    View Posted Contributions error when no Personal Profiles exist
  • Inconsistent functionality when contributions exist for an envelope that isn't assigned

Fund Accounting

  • Subaccount Report doesn't calculate close-to equity balances
  • Income & Expense by Year report shows 0s in blank lines and group accounts

Accounts Payable

  • It is possible to get an error message after deleting a vendor
  • Unnecessary "amount has changed" prompt when entering transactions
  • Cents no longer print on old custom check layouts

Accounts Receivable

  • Cannot change Credit (liability) account on Credit Memo after it has been applied

Payroll

  • Employee Census Report - add option to include employee notes
  • Missouri state tax table calculation method has changed

General

  • Format all phones utility added to System Setup Options screen
  • Mailing Label preview window is too large to fit screen


03/13/2018 - Final V11 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/13/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 11/11.1.

This is the final Maintenance Release for Version 11.1. Due to the release of Version 12 of PowerChurch Plus last November, Version 11.1 has now reached End of Maintenance status. No further bug fixes or features will be developed for PowerChurch Plus Version 11.1.

To see a list of features that have been added or changed in the software since Version 11 was released in 2009, visit https://www.powerchurch.com/changes.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Contributions

  • CRA website URL changed for Canadian tax receipts

Fund Accounting

  • Subaccount Report doesn't calculate close-to amounts for equity accounts

Payroll

    Negative fraction of cents adjustment doesn't print correctly on 941 PDF
  • Update 941 form for 2018

General

  • Restore backup from a network location can give error message
  • Mailing Label preview window is too large to fit screen and isn't resizable


03/07/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/07/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 11.5.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Membership

  • Blank Family Information/Family Update form doesn't print Province or Postal Code
  • Photos on Church Directory can be stretched or cropped

Attendance

  • Barcode entry doesn't work properly when adding a new attender
  • Names with suffixes aren't in the same order on Attendance Register Form and Fast Data Entry

Contributions

  • Vanco import doesn't respect % fund share in multiple accounting funds
  • Vanco import can partial match a fund number and import to the wrong fund
  • CRA website URL changed for Canadian tax receipts

Fund Accounting

  • Reprint Reconciliation report doesn't show the reconciliation date/time
  • Income & Expense Statement allows blank columns to be selected and 0.00 prints/exports
  • Changes in Equity report ignores "Include year end transactions" selection

Accounts Payable

  • Last day of month repeating items can be released multiple times in a month
  • Can't print million dollar check from AP
  • E-file doesn't include vendor e-mail address
  • "PR" state missing from e-file submit

Payroll

  • Missouri state tax - explain "Married and spouse doesn't work" setup
  • Negative fraction of cents adjustment doesn't print correctly on 941 PDF
  • Update 941 form for 2018
  • Connecticut state tax isn't calculated properly in the top tax bracket

General

  • Custom Reports truncate query conditions longer than 254 characters
  • Restore backup from a network location can give error message


03/07/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/07/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Membership

  • Photos on Church Directory can be stretched or cropped

Attendance

  • Names with suffixes aren't in the same order on Attendance Register Form and Fast Data Entry
  • Visitors Report doesn't show the selected activity and date
  • Activity Statistics report doesn't sort properly by date

Contributions

  • Vanco import can partial match a fund number and import to the wrong fund
  • CRA website URL changed for Canadian tax receipts
  • Print Test receipt can error in PowerChurch Online

Fund Accounting

  • Income & Expense Statement allows blank columns to be selected and 0.00 prints/exports
  • Changes in Equity report ignores "Include year end transactions" selection

Accounts Payable

  • Last day of month repeating items can be released multiple times in a month
  • Can't print million dollar check from AP

Payroll

  • Missouri state tax - explain "Married and spouse doesn't work" setup
  • Negative fraction of cents adjustment doesn't print correctly on 941 PDF
  • Update 941 form for 2018

General

  • Custom Reports truncate query conditions longer than 254 characters
  • Save file from PowerChurch Online to a protected Windows directory gives OLE Error


02/21/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 02/21/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Membership

  • User with access only permissions in Personal Profiles can't scroll notes field
  • Permanently add to activity doesn't work if there are no members in the activity

Contributions

  • Pledged to Actual report, cap percentages to 999%
  • Vanco Payment Solutions import doesn't handle % shares across accounting funds correctly
  • Tax Receipts sent by e-mail may not all have signature image
  • Added Print Sample button next to Import Signature button in Contributions Setup and on Contribution Statements/Tax Receipts step

Accounts Receivable

  • Add payment without existing invoices, new item date should match payment date
  • Add payment invoice items aren't properly sorted
  • Added History button to View Payment screen to see created, edited, posted by user and date
  • Selected Payments report can error

Payroll

  • Connecticut employee tax calculation is wrong if in the highest tier of income
  • Unposted Payroll report truncates the first digit of "Direct Deposit" payment method

Events

  • Date format on Events Schedule report is wrong

General

  • Cannot backup to a UNC path
  • Restore a backup from network drive can error
  • Added PC12FixCR utility to Install directory to replace/reinstall Crystal Reports files


02/14/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 02/14/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers were updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Personal Profiles

  • Family Grouped report has extra spaces when printed/exported
  • Birth Dates in Age Groups report has decimals in numbers and extra spaces when printed/exported
  • Detail Layout of Church Directory has extra spaces when printed/exported

Activities & Skills

  • Import Activities - Default role is created but not assigned
  • Import Activities - Department is created but not assigned

Contributions

  • View Posted Contributions - Navigation List can overlap other fields
  • E-mail Statements List report doesn't respect combined name setting and doesn't alpha sort properly
  • Selected Contributors report has extra spaces when printed/exported
  • Contributor Age Range report fields aren't in alignment
  • Envelope Numbers List should show names in Lastname, Firstname order
  • E-mailed tax receipts are secure, but can still be edited
  • Add Find buttons back to data entry screens

Fund Accounting

  • Reprint Reconciliation Report - title is truncated on pages 2+

Accounts Payable

  • Manually added 1099-MISC forms don't include payer address
  • E-filed 1099-MISC forms don't include vendor e-mail address
  • Unable to align 1099-MISC form after submitting e-file

Accounts Receivable

  • When posting payments from multiple dates, wrong transaction date can be used
  • Manually created credit memo can be deleted after it is applied to an invoice
  • Account Statements ignore transactions on the last day of the selected date range
  • Account Statements should not include voided/reversed transactions

Payroll

  • SSN/SIN formatting for US/Canada (SSN: 123-45-6789/SIN: 123 456 789)

General

  • Date formats are incorrect on printed/exported reports
  • Send e-mail using PowerChurch user override option isn't used


01/29/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/29/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers were updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Accounts Payable

  • 1099-MISC e-file for vendor in Puerto Rico is missing state PR

Accounts Receivable

  • Account Statements can show incorrect balances with voided invoices/reversed payments and/or credit memos

Payroll

  • E-filing W2 for Iowa state prompts for IA BEN but doesn't properly transmit that data
  • W2s on plain paper doesn't generate copies 1 and D
  • W2s on plain paper doesn't print dash (-) in EIN


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