Withholding Tax Changes for 2016
The 2016 New York State personal income tax rate schedules have been revised to reflect the cost of living adjustment required under the Tax Law. Accordingly, effective for payrolls made on or after January 1, 2016, employers must use the revised withholding tax tables and methods in this publication to compute the amount of New York State taxes to be withheld from employees. Form IT-2104 —
Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate
The 2016 New York State Form IT-2104 has been revised to account for the cost of living adjustments to the personal income tax rate schedules required under the Tax Law. The revised withholding tables and methods in Publication NYS-50-T-NYS should ensure that the proper amount of tax is withheld for 2016. However, employers should encourage employees who completed a Form IT-2104 prior to January 1, 2016, using the worksheet to compute withholding allowances, or the charts in Part 4 or Part 5 to enter an additional dollar amount of New York State withholding on line 3, to complete a revised Form IT-2104.
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Source NYS Tax Web Site