Are you ready for year end?  Well we sure are and what a year it will be!!

It's time to start thinking about Year-End again!  The Microsoft Dynamics GP Support Team will be publishing blog articles with year-end closing information to assist you with planning for a smooth year-end close.  These articles include general questions about year-end processes for that module, and any changes that may affect your Year-End processes for the 2018 year.  


Below is the schedule of upcoming blog posts that I know will be useful to you:

November 20 - General Ledger
November 21 - Inventory

November 27 - Fixed Assets

November 28 - Payables Management
November 29
- U.S. Payroll
November 30
- W-2 Tips and Tricks
December 4
- Electronic W-2 (EFW2) for a successful filing
December 5
- Analytical Accounting
December 6
- Receivables Management
December 7
- Affordable Care Act (ACA)
December 11
- Canadian Payroll

Note:  The blog article will be directly linked to the above schedule as the articles are published. Dates may be subject to change.


When is the 2018 Year-End update expected to release?

The 2018 U.S. Year-End Update released November 19, 2018 
The 2018 Canadian Payroll Year-End Update is targeted to release in mid/late December 2018.

Where can I download the 2018 Year-End Update from?

You can bookmark and watch the pages below for the 2018 Year End Update to be released: 

U.S. Payroll:
U.S. Payroll Year End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 (Includes GP 2018 R2!!)
U.S. Payroll Year End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016
U.S. Payroll Year End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

Canadian Payroll:

Canadian Payroll Year End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 (Includes GP 2018 R2!!)
Canadian Payroll Year End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016
Canadian Payroll Year End Update for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

Note:  The Year-End Update will be an all-inclusive update and includes all prior service packs, hot fixes, etc.

Where can I find documentation and other resources for Microsoft Dynamics GP in general?

• Have you heard about Microsoft Dynamics GP Directory?  The Microsoft Dynamics GP Directory is a one-stop shop for what you are looking for around Microsoft Dynamics GP.  It provides a consolidated view of relevant documentation, videos, solutions to known issues, new features, blog links, installation guides, Hot Topics, community sites, and much, much more....  Be sure to check it out!

• For any general questions, you can also utilize the Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner Community Forum to ask your peers for tips.

I hope the information above will help you to have a smooth and successful year end!

Terry Heley

Year-end Enthusiast

Microsoft