2016 Tax Table Updates Installation Instructions - FarmBooks 4.x Users

The instructions below will guide you through the installation of the Tax Table Updates if you need to save the update file on a thumbdrive and take it to another computer with FarmBooks to install.

This process will overwrite the existing tax table. The tax table will be copied from the "default" folder for the application. The values you defined for farm automobile, farm utility, and unemployment taxes will be saved and restored.

Step 1: Save setup.exe file on thumbdrive/USB flash drive

Insert a thumbdrive/USB flash drive into the computer you will use to download the setup.exe file and then select the tab below which designates your operating system and follow those steps.

  • Using IE & Windows 7/8
  • Using IE & Windows Vista
  • Using IE & Windows 2000/XP

1. Download the setup.exe file to the thumbdrive/USB flash drive.
    Download Now

2. Click on the Download Now button above.

3. Click on the Save down arrow.
Save

4. Click on Save As from the dropdown list.
Save

5. Click on Computer, then your thumbdrive/USB flash drive and then click Save.
Save

6. You now need to remove the thumbdrive and take it to your computer which has FarmBooks. Double click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray.
Remove

7. Click on Eject.
Remove

8. You can now remove the drive and then insert it into the computer which has FarmBooks installed on it.

9. Once the thumbdrive is inserted the AutoPlay window will launch. Click on Open folder to view files.
Install

Note: If the Auto Play window does not launch, click on your Start button and then Computer. When the new window opens, click on Computer, then your thumbdrive.

10. Find setup.exe on the drive and double click it.
Install

11. Continue by going to Step 2 below.

1. Download the setup.exe file to the thumbdrive/USB flash drive.
    Download Now

2. Click on the Download Now button above.

3. Click on the Save button.
Save

4. Click on Computer and then double-click on your thumbdrive/USB flash drive.
Save

5. Click Save to save the setup.exe file to the thumbdrive.
Save

6. Click Close when the download is complete.
Save

7. You now need to remove the thumbdrive and take it to your computer which has FarmBooks. Double click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray.
Remove

8. Select the drive from the list and click Stop.
Remove

9. Confirm that you want to remove the drive by clicking OK.
Remove

10. You can now remove the drive and then insert it into the computer which has FarmBooks installed on it.

11. Once the thumbdrive is inserted the AutoPlay window will launch. Click on Open folder to view files
Install

Note: If the Auto Play window does not launch, click on your Start button and then Computer. When the new window opens, click on Computer, then your thumbdrive.

12. Find setup.exe on the drive and double click it.
Install

13. Continue by going to Step 2 below.

1. Download the setup.exe file to the thumbdrive/USB flash drive.
    Download Now

2. Click on the Download Now button above.

3. Click on the Save button.
Save

4. Select your thumbdrive/USB flash drive from the Save in dropdown menu.
Save

5. Click Save to save the setup.exe file to the thumbdrive.
Save

6. You now need to remove the thumbdrive and take it to your computer which has FarmBooks. Double click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the system tray.
Remove

7. Select the drive from the list and click Stop.
Remove

8. Confirm that you want to remove the drive by clicking OK.
Remove

9. You can now remove the drive and then insert it into the computer which has FarmBooks installed on it.

10. Once the thumbdrive is inserted, click on the Start button and then click My Computer.
Install

10. Double-click on your thumbdrive/USB flash drive within My Computer.
Install

11. Find setup.exe on the drive and double click it.
Install

12. Continue by going to Step 2 below.


Step 2: Install the Tax Table Update


1: When you see the Welcome screen, click Next.
Step 3


2: Accept the License Agreement and click Next.
Step 4


3: Confirm the installation location and click Next.
Step 5


4: Confirm the installation by clicking Install. This will place the TAXRATE.ADI and TAXRATE.ADT into the necessary folder.
Step 6


5: Click Finish. At this point, you have the new tax table install on your local machine. From within the application, the update is actually applied to your farm database.
Step 7


For Version 4.0.x.x or earlier use below:

6.Click Utilities: Update Tax Table
Step 7

For Version 4.0.5.0 or greater use below:

6.Click Year-End: Update Tax Table
Step 7


7. The Update Tax Table Wizard will load. Select the "Have Already Installed from CD or Previous Download" radio button and click Next
Step 8


8. Choose a farm you want to apply an update to or select all farms and click Next
Step 9


9. Once completed, click OK and then Done
Step 10


10. FarmBooks is now updated with the 2016 Tax Rates.