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NewViews 2.32 Service Pack 3 Released

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IMPORTANT NOTICE! DOWNLOADS OF SERVICE PACK 3 FOR NEWVIEWS 2 AND NEWVIEWS FOR NON-PROFIT HOUSING HAVE BEEN TEMPORARILY DISABLED. THIS IS DUE TO CHANGES TO ONTARIO PAYROLL THAT HAVE JUST BEEN ANNOUNCED.

NewViews version 2.32.3 is now available.

To download, click here.

This release  includes July 1, 2018 tax table changes for Canadian payroll (ON and PEI).

The NewViews for Non-Profit Housing edition also includes the following:

  • Additional RGI Notices – Four new mail merge options and templates for:
    • Notice of Rent Decrease
    • Notice of Market Increase
    • Notice of Market Increase (N2)
    • Notice of Rent Not Changed
  • Updated RGI Summary
    The signature portion of the RGI Calc Summary has been updated to include the Property Administrator, and the dates each party signed the document.

For a complete list of behaviour changes and bug fixes for both NV2 and NewViews for Non-Profit Housing, click the info links on the download page.

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NewViews Feature Showcase – Attachments

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Did you know that you can add attachments anywhere in a NewViews set of books? Attachments can include images, PDFs, MS Office documents, etc. There are two key reasons for storing attachments in your books: 1) Files that support and supplement your NewViews data will be conveniently accessible and in context; 2) critical business files will be safeguarded whenever you back up your books.

Make sure you are running an up-to-date version of NewViews to take advantage of this important feature.

The video below demonstrates how to add and manage attachments. We’ll also be hosting a live online “Ask a NewViews Expert about Attachments” session on June 26 at 1 pm EST. To register for the online event and have your questions answered live, click here.

 

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NewViews Feature Showcase – EFT and Pre-authorized Deposits

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To close our NewViews Feature Showcase on EFT, the video below demonstrates how to set up and process pre-authorized deposits from customers. This video is Part 2 in a series; Part 1, which demonstrates how to pay suppliers using EFT, can be found here.

NV2 and NewViews for Non-Profit Housing users may also want to review the section Recurring (Post Dated) Transactions in the User Guide to learn how to set up recurring transactions quickly and easily using the Tools > Create Transactions > Post Dated command.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to learn more about NewViews and EFT by watching videos, reading the FAQ and/or participating in our Ask the NewViews Expert session.

If there are specific topics you would like to see covered in upcoming NewViews Feature Showcases, please use our feedback form to let us know!

 

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NewViews Feature Showcase – EFT Payments to Suppliers

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Throughout April, we’ll be showcasing NewViews and EFT (electronic funds transfer) to pay suppliers and accept deposits from customers. EFT is a time-saving and convenient option that helps you manage your cash flow and reduces costs associated with producing and processing paper cheques. Best of all, EFT functionality is built right into NewViews – the only additional charges are any fees your bank may impose.  Make sure you are running an up-to-date version of NewViews to take advantage of this great feature.

The video below demonstrates how to pay suppliers using EFT; later this month, we’ll upload a video on how to accept deposits from customers.

We’ll also be posting FAQs for NewViews and EFT, and hosting a live online “Ask the NewViews Expert’ session on April 25 at 1 pm EST. To register for the online event and have your EFT questions answered live, click here.

 

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NewViews 2.32 Service Pack 2 Released

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This release only impacts NewViews for Non-Profit Housing users, who should install it at their earliest convenience. NV2 users can choose to skip this release.

To download this update, click here.

This service pack fixes the following bugs in the NewViews for Non-Profit Housing edition:

  • If household income for a unit exceeds market rent, negative subsidy amounts were generated. This release fixes the bug and will automatically recalculate any RGI items that have a negative subsidy.This bug was introduced in version 2.32.0 (released February 9, 2018) and will likely only affect changes to RGI information made since February 9.
  • For federally funded housing providers with final adjustments there are two bug fixes.
    • The first bug, introduced in version 2.32.0 (released February 9, 2018), did not include final adjustments (if any) in the total rent calculation.
    • The second bug, introduced in version 2.29.0 (released July 27, 2016), caused final adjustments (if any) to be added after the minimum/market rent calculation was made instead of before.

    If you encountered the first bug you will have to manually trigger a recalculation. Note that editing an RGI item’s information will trigger an automatic recalculation. To trigger a manual recalculation without editing any data, position in the Description column of the affected RGI item and press [Esc] followed by [F5].

    If you encountered the second bug you may choose to recalculate, or not. This is not a common bug and the amount of the error is less than or equal to the amount of the final adjustments.

    You could recalculate now and communicate any change to the member/tenant, or you could let the RGI item stand as is and have the correction happen automatically next time a change to the member/tenant RGI information occurs.

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NewViews version 2.32 released

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NewViews version 2.32 is now available. To download, click here. To see a short demo of two great new features provided in this version – Print Journal Transactions and Pin Default View – please watch the short video below. Note that this version also includes updated US Payroll for 2018.

In addition to the two new features mentioned above, NewViews for Non-Profit Housing also provides the following enhancements:  A new Tools>Populate Utilities command, an updated RGI Calc Window Tab and Printout, and the ability to enter deposit amounts directly on the RGI, Rent Summary or RGI, Rent Detail view of a table of member/tenant accounts.