December 2019 Tax Updates Coming Soon!

The Canadian Payroll tax update for December 2019 has not yet been released, but is expected to arrive December 20, 2019. Keep checking these links listed below for updated information:

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 (version 18.2.1013)
Canadian Payroll

File Name MicrosoftDynamicsGP18- KB4533809-ENU.msp

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 (version 16.00.0741)
Canadian Payroll

File Name MicrosoftDynamicsGP16- KB4533807-ENU.msp

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015 (version 14.00.1159)
Canadian Payroll

File Name MicrosoftDynamicsGP15- KB4533805-ENU.msp


  • Install the tax update as you would normally install a service pack. It is inclusive of all other patches and service packs. The GP2018 is inclusive of all past service packs.
  • You will need to be logged into CustomerSource to access these update links.
  • Mainstream support will end for GP2015 on April 14, 2020. This means you will no longer receive tax or year end updates. Please contact Encore to make arrangements to upgrade your system.
  • GP2018 users. It is important to note that the new GP version will be 18.2. This was released in October 2019. You will need to ensure all your third party products are compatible with this new version.

Please click on the links above to read the installation instructions before running this update.

Please click on this link to 2019 Payroll Procedures to learn more about closing the payroll year end.

Updated Tax Credits and statutory rates can be viewed at Basic Personal Tax Credits.  As of the writing of this email Canada has not confirmed these amounts, and they may change.

Please take caution when mailing T4s/T4As/R1s to employees. Check to ensure that an employee’s social insurance number (SIN) is not visible or legible through the window of an envelope or through the envelope paper. If you are interested in acquiring the ability to email your T4s, please contact Encore for further information.

For support on tax updates and the payroll year-end close please contact Please be advised that due to the high volume of tax update projects, responses may be longer than normal.

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