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What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics GP October 2021 Release

October is “Release Time” for Microsoft Dynamics GP! With this latest release, Microsoft is reaffirming the source of all new features are from Customer requests that have been submitted and voted on. Knowing that, if you have a feature or product request, please submit it and then share the link with colleagues who use GP to add their vote.

The October 2021 release has both new features and quality fixes. Below are the new features in:


  • Scroll Through Account Segments in Setup window

  • Default Inquiry Sort Options (Receivables, Payables, Bank Reconciliation)

  • Payables 1099 Default to Single Feed

  • Payables 1096 form print email address

  • Update Account Descriptions using Mass Modify

  • Summary Post Accounts Receivables Cash Receipt through Bank Reconciliation


  • Sales Order Processing ‘Go To’

  • Save Filter Settings for All-In-One

  • Project code Modifier (Project and Contract Number also Project, Contract and Cost Category ID)


  • Workflow Automation for Workflow Batches (GL, AR, PM)

  • Workflow Approver Count

  • Workflow Carbon Copy delete option

Human Resource and Payroll (US)

  • Payroll Transaction entry Defaults saved in batch

  • Excel Copy and Paste Payroll Transactions

  • Mask Employee Social Security Number on W2

  • Safepay File pull name of employee from check

Microsoft ended mainstream support for GP 2016 in July 2021. If you use GP payroll, US or Canadian, you must be on the latest release of GP before the end of the 2021 to receive the Payroll Tax Table and other year end updates. You can verify your GP release by going to the blue question mark in the top right corner of your GP window and selecting “About Microsoft Dynamics GP”.

If you need to upgrade your version of GP or have any questions please contact us.


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