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01/11/2024 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/11/2024 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

The update will automatically download and install, but you can trigger the download by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release. You can also manually download and install the Maintenance Release by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Payroll

  • Employer Liability items for Social Security and Medicare can calculate a different amount than the Deduction items
  • Illinois state tax table has an extra withholding field


01/04/2024 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/04/2024 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

The update will automatically download and install, but you can trigger the download by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release. You can also manually download and install the Maintenance Release by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Contributions

  • Modify Unposted Contributions - Minimize then Normalize the form resizes each time, making it smaller and smaller

Music Library

  • Maintain Custom Codes - The form is checking user permissions in Contributions instead of Music Library

Payroll

  • Alabama tax withholding is not calculating properly on Process Payroll for salary employees
  • Connecticut tax tables now require 50 tax brackets, previously there were 40
  • Georgia tax withholding is not calculating properly for most employees
  • Iowa tax tables were redesigned for 2024
  • Maine tax tables were redesigned for 2024
  • Montana tax tables were redesigned for 2024


01/04/2024 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/04/2024 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The update will automatically download and install, but you can trigger the download by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release. You can also manually download and install the Maintenance Release by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Payroll

  • Connecticut tax tables now require 50 tax brackets, previously there were 40
  • Georgia tax withholding is not calculating properly for most employees
  • Iowa tax tables were redesigned for 2024
  • Maine tax tables were redesigned for 2024
  • Montana tax tables were redesigned for 2024


12/28/2023 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 12/27/2023 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The update will automatically download and install, but you can trigger the download by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release. You can also manually download and install the Maintenance Release by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:.

Accounts Payable

  • Updated 1099/1096 forms and filing process for 2023 tax year

Fund Accounting

  • Changes in Equity report has "separately" misspelled

Payroll

  • W2/W3 forms and filing process for 2023 tax year
  • Georgia tax tables now have pre and post-2024 versions
  • Indiana tax tables and employee deduction items now have Adopted Child deduction
  • Federal Withholding tax deduction items now have an optional Standard Deduction field
  • Employee Federal Withholding items now have a Use Standard Deduction field


12/28/2023 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 12/27/2023 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

The update will automatically download and install, but you can trigger the download by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release. You can also manually download and install the Maintenance Release by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr.

PowerChurch Online servers were updated automatically overnight. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Accounts Payable

  • Updated 1099/1096 forms and filing process for 2023 tax year

Fund Accounting

  • In certain situations, new installations can show "A problem has been detected in your data. Please reindex."
  • Changes in Equity report has "separately" misspelled

Payroll

  • W2/W3 forms and filing process for 2023 tax year
  • W2/W3 process can now be run for a partial year date range
  • Alabama overtime wages are not taxable from 1/1/2024 through 6/30/2025
  • Georgia tax tables now have pre and post-2024 versions
  • Indiana tax tables and employee deduction items now have Adopted Child deduction
  • Tax tables can now be added for non-tax items (Tax Type: NONE)
  • Other Deduction items now have Include Housing Allowance option in the % Calculation field
  • Other Deduction items now have Box 14 Abbreviation field
  • Employees' Other Deduction and non-tax Employer Liability items can now have tax tables assigned
  • Employer Liability items now have % Calculation field, Box 12 Code, and Box 14 Abbreviation fields
  • Federal Withholding tax deduction items now have an optional Standard Deduction field
  • Employees' Federal Withholding items now have a Use Standard Deduction option


11/16/2023 - Check In 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release for PowerChurch Check In Version 14 has been published, dated 11/16/2023.

The Check In Server application will update itself automatically for PowerChurch Plus users. The PowerChurch Online Check In Servers have already been updated. Check In Kiosks will pop up a notification that an update will be installed next time the kiosk application is closed.

This Maintenance Release contains the following fixes:

Barcodes

  • Read only error when assigning a barcode
  • Update existing barcode is assigning additional barcode, rather than replacing the old one
  • Existing barcode should be selected in the field when the form loads

Labels

  • Reprint labels from Class Roster doesn't print anything in certain situations

Mac kiosk

  • Mac kiosk app shows a warning that it can't be checked for malicious software


10/31/2023 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 10/31/2023 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.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Personal Profiles

  • Selected Dates report shouldn't show sort option selections

Payroll

  • Ohio has new tax table calculations taking effect November 1, 2023


10/31/2023 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 10/31/2023 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Personal Profiles

  • Selected Dates report shouldn't show sort order selections

Accounts Payable

  • Print account distributions on bottom check stub doesn't always list all accounts

Payroll

  • Ohio has new tax table calculations taking effect November 1, 2023

General

  • Remove Microsoft WebView2 from installers and download separately if needed
  • Intelligent Mail Barcodes do not print properly on labels


10/10/2023 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 10/10/2023 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.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Attendance

  • Visitor Report with unchecked Include Contact Information option still includes some contact information

Contributions

  • Monthly Contribution Totals report can include $0 total donors

Fund Accounting

  • Export Accounting Data limited to current year when budget for next year has been entered

Accounts Payable

  • In certain scenario, an invoice can be deleted after a check has been printed


10/10/2023 - Check In 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release for PowerChurch Check In Version 14 has been published, dated 10/10/2023.

The Check In Server application will update itself automatically for PowerChurch Plus users. The PowerChurch Online Check In Servers have already been updated. Check In Kiosks will pop up a notification that an update will be installed next time the kiosk application is closed.

This Maintenance Release contains the following fixes:

Check Out

  • In certain scenarios, it is possible to have "There are no adult family members" message at check out
  • When attempting to check out hundreds of people at once, an error occurs

Printer UI

  • When choosing a printer that is set as full page - laser/inkjet, the label set control should be hidden
  • When choosing a print server, the printer type and label set controls should both be hidden
  • When reprinting labels from the class roster, individual labels to reprint should be hidden if printing to a full page - laser/inkjet printer


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