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AO Classic 23.0.2 hotfix 61213019 (New Zealand)

July 2021—Hotfix update

We're going to release another hotfix for AO Classic to update the sick leave entitlements. See AO Classic 23.0.2 hotfix 65766053 (New Zealand)

Release date—31 March 2021

Release notes

Payroll update

The ACC Earner Levy on secondary earnings is being reverted back to the calculation from prior years. In this calculation, the earner levy is paid on every dollar of secondary income. This aligns with the Inland Revenue’s PAYE calculator.

Install guide
  • Make sure you have version 23.0.2 installed on your server or on your individual workstation.
  • Make sure everyone's logged out of all MYOB programs.
  • Check that your computer meets the system requirements.
  • Disable your antivirus.
  • Backing up my AO Classic data.
Task 1—Download the the hotfix
  1. Download the MYOB AO Classic Payroll Hotfix 61213019 – Update file from my.MYOB.
  2. Install the hotfix on either:

    • an individual workstation if it's not connected to your server, or

    • your server. If you install on a server, you then have to run a workstation setup on each workstation connected to the server (see below).

Task 2—Install the update on an individual workstation or on a server

If you're installing on a server, you must install on your server before running the workstation setup.

Before you begin, ensure all users are logged out of all MYOB programs.

  1. Log in to the workstation that has AO Classic installed.

    If your computer has security rights enabled, log in as an administrator.
  2. Confirm that everyone on your network has closed all MYOB programs.

    Don't open any MYOB programs during installation. Wait until the installation has finished before opening MYOB programs.

  3. Browse to the location where you downloaded the update file and run the .exe. The InstallShield wizard opens.

  4. Accept the licence agreement and click Next.

  5. Click Install.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. If you installed on:
    • an individual workstation that's not connected to a server, go to Post-installation.
    • a server, go to Task 3.
Task 3—Update workstations connected to the server

You only need to do this if you installed the update on a server, not an individual workstation. You also need to do this on the server itself if it has MYOB AO Classic.

After you've installed the update on your server:

  1. Log in to a workstation that has MYOB AO Classic installed.

    If your computer has security rights enabled, log in as an administrator.
    Don't open any MYOB programs on other workstations during installation. If you do, you could corrupt your data files. The update requires exclusive access to your data files.
  2. Disable any antivirus programs running on the workstation.
  3. Select Start > All Programs > MYOB > Update MYOB AO Classic. The InstallShield wizard window opens.

    If you see an Open File Security or User Account Control warning message, click Run or Allow.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Repeat these steps on all workstations that have MYOB AO Classic, including on the server.

    To save time, after you start running the InstallShield update on one workstation, repeat these steps on the next workstation. You don't have to wait for one update to finish before moving on to the next workstation.

To confirm a successful installation:

  1. Go to Help > About > Application details.

  2. Select the Accountants Office Modules folder and, on the right, check that the Payroll version is 2021.1.1232.

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