Idaho Issues Revised Withholding Guide and Tables

The Idaho State Tax Commission recently updated the withholding guide and tables with computation methods for 2017. Employers must use the new tables going forward, but don’t need to adjust withholding going back to January 1. American Payroll Association

New Illinois Withholding Tables, Supplemental Wage Tax Rate

Effective July 1, the Illinois Department of Revenue has issued new withholding tables reflecting an individual income tax rate increase to 4.95% from 3.75%. This means the withholding rate and supplemental wage tax rate also increased to 4.95%. American Payroll Association

Kansas Issues Revised Withholding Tables, Increases Supplemental Wage Tax Rate

The Kansas Department of Revenue has issued revised withholding tables and rates. Legislation was recently enacted that amended personal income tax rates retroactive to January 1, 2017. However, the 2018 tax rates were used to compile the tax tables for 2017. Using the higher rates for the second half of 2017 should allow most employees to “catch-up” on their withholding for tax year 2017. American Payroll Association

Payroll Currently Issue No. 12

The current issue, which is dated December 2, 2016, includes coverage of the following payroll compliance developments: Texas Judge Blocks Implementation of ‘White Collar’ Salary Level Change. On November 22, a federal judge in the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide order temporarily stopping the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) from implementing the new “white collar” exemption rules on December 1. IRS Extends Deadline to Give ACA Forms to Employees. The IRS extended the deadline until March 2, 2017, for employers and insurers to give the 2016 Affordable Care Act...