COATS Visual Version 8.1.0
Please review all information on this page prior to installing and updating your COATS Visual system. Ensure you have all your data backed up. Version 8.1.0 is the latest version of COATS Visual available and includes the enhancements listed in the What’s New document.
*** BEFORE DOING THIS UPDATE ***
1) Ensure your data has been migrated to COATS Visual prior to this update. If you have not migrated to COATS Visual, you CANNOT do this update.
2) Before proceeding with doing Payroll in COATS Visual, the user MUST review their COATS program for Payroll Adjustments with Advance Formulas. These type of adjustments are handled completely different in COATS Visual than they are in COATSsql and must be modified accordingly.
Please call COATS to schedule your migration date and/or assistance with Payroll Adjustment with Advance Formulas.
INSTRUCTIONS for installing Version 8.1.0
1. Update your COATS Visual software.
- Ensure your data has been migrated to COATS Visual prior to this update.
- Currently running Visual Version 6.2.1 or higher (see Step 2 for instructions).
- Download “VS_8_1_0.exe” and store it in your TEMP folder.
- Locate the TEMP folder on your computer and double-click the VS_8_1_0.exe file.
- Extract the file to your COATS folder (i.e. c:\coats12\) on any computer currently running COATS Visual.
2. Update your COATS Visual data.
- Currently running COATS Visual Version 8.0.5 on SQL Server 2012 or higher: Update your COATS Visual data following the instructions in this document:
- Current running COATS Visual Version 8.0.4 or lower on SQL Server 2012 or higher: Update your COATS Visual data following the instructions in this document:
3. Update your COATS Visual tax tables.
Click here to access the COATS Visual Tax Table Update page.
Last updated January 14, 2019
Important White Papers are available for your review:
The important White Papers listed below contain valuable information regarding your COATSsql software and should be reviewed thoroughly.
COATS Visual 8.1.0
COATS Visual 8.0.3
COATS Visual 8.0.1
COATS Visual 7.0.0
COATS Visual 6.2.1
COATS Visual 6.2.0
ACA 1094C XML Export.pdf (under COATSsql 8.0.3)
COATS Visual 6.1.0
ACA Yearend.pdf (under COATSsql 6.2.0)