QuickBooks W2 Alignment Fix…Take Two!

by John | Last Updated July 19, 2019

This morning, we received an email from Intuit stating that a new QuickBooks payroll update has been released. This update addresses, among other things, the W2 and W3 printing alignment issue. The email text is below:

Payroll Compliance Update: Revised Tax Tables

Intuit has released Payroll Update 21504, with revised tax tables. Several forms updates are provided for Standard and Enhanced Payroll customers, including corrections for W-2 and W-3 alignment issues.

Get the Payroll Update
The Payroll Update ensures that you will be in compliance with legislation that affects your payroll. For details on the contents of this update, go to Employees > Get Payroll Updates > Payroll Update Info.

To confirm that you have received the update, open QuickBooks and choose Employees > Get Payroll Updates. If you don’t see a message that says, “You are using tax table version: 21504,” click UpdateGet complete instructions.
To turn on the automatic updates feature in QuickBooks so that you automatically receive payroll updates when they are released, choose Help > Update QuickBooks. On the Options tab, select Yes for Automatic Update.

Disk delivery customers: The next disk delivery is scheduled for late January 2015. If you have an internet connection, we strongly recommend that you download this update now. Follow these instructions.


Hopefully, this will fix the issues people have been having. Please consider leaving a comment below whether or not this update has resolved your alignment issues.

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