Microsoft Dynamics GP Customers Scramble to Reduce US Payroll Tax Following Last Minute Legislation

January 4 2011

For Microsoft Dynamics GP 10 and GP 2010 customers, the passage of new US legislation reducing employee payroll taxes 2 percentage points to 4.2% late in 2010 (while leaving employers contributions at 6.2%) is causing some headaches, with Microsoft and other software companies forced to scramble to address the changes and help customers avoid payroll problems.

In December, Summit Group Software noted the potential headaches:

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