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2019 MI Sales Tax Express Updates

Date: November 13, 2019

Program: MI Sales Tax Express 2019

Subject: Update Version 19.2

Dear TaxTime USA, Inc. Customer,

  • This update fixes the configuration option that allows users to control if a watermark is printed on e-filed returns.

  • This update also includes additional validation checks for e-filed returns.

  • The State no longer allows W-2 to be attached to E-Filed Annual Returns. This update removes that feature.

  • The State also does not want wage statements to be attached to paper mailed Annual Returns. Below is the link to the 2019 MI Sales/Use and Withholding Annual Return and instructions. Please refer to page 4-5 for additional information regarding Wage Statements and Reporting: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/taxes/5081_642079_7.pdf

  • Our 2019 software now automatically checks for any updates when going into the program and if it finds any it will ask whether or not the update should be loaded. If you disabled auto update (this feature can be found in Setup/Configuration and then clicking on the General Tab; near the top right of the screen there is a check box: Always check for updates when going into program) then download the update following instructions below. If you allowed for Auto Update you can check to make sure you are now using Version 19.2 by clicking on Help and then About.

  • Update Installation Instructions:

    If you are in 2019 MI Sales Tax Express Please Exit

    After clicking the below link, a File Download window will open.

    Click Open or Run. If a Security Warning message opens, Click Run. *Please Note*: some browsers require you to save the file rather than run it. If your file was saved you will have to run it from wherever your downloads save to.

    An Installation Folder window will open.

    You will need to accept our License Agreement to continue the download. Click Next after you have done that.

    Change installation drive and folder to match where you originally installed the software

    Click Next.

    The window will then show you were the update is being installed to. Click Next to continue.

    A message: Installation Successful will open when update is completed.

    Click on Finish.

    You may re-enter the software. Click Help from the main menu bar and then click: About. The software should now say Ver 19.2

    Program Update Link: Click here to download & update ST19_UPD_19_2.EXE



Prior Year MI Sales Tax Express Updates

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