|Office of the
|P.O. Box 60000
TAXES 08-18, Utah State Income Tax Withholding
|Title:||I, Payroll/Personnel Manual|
|Chapter:||28, Section 2, Tax Formulas (TAXES)|
|Bulletin:||TAXES 08-18, Utah State Income Tax Withholding|
|Date:||April 4, 2008|
|To:||Holders of TAXES (State of Utah only)
Personnel User Groups
T&A Contact Points in Utah
Beginning with wages paid for Pay Period 6, the National Finance Center (NFC) will make the following changes to the state of Utah income tax withholdings:
- The Single and Married graduated withholding rate tables will be replaced with a flat tax rate of 5.0%.
- The withholding allowance tax credit for Single filers will change to $125, per withholding allowance, plus a base allowance of $250. The withholding allowance tax credit will reduce once the employee's annualized wages exceed $12,000.
- The withholding allowance tax credit for Married filers will change to $125, per withholding allowance, plus a base allowance of $375. The withholding allowance tax credit will reduce once the employee's annualized wages exceed $18,000.
No action on the part of the employee or the personnel office is necessary.
To view the updated tax formula, go to NFC's Home Page (www.nfc.usda.gov) and click the Publications link at the top of the page. At the Publications page right-hand menu, click Tax Formulas and select the appropriate state from the map provided. Changes to the tax formula are identified by " ".
For questions about NFC processing, contact the Payroll/Personnel Call Center at 504-255-4630.
JOHN S. WHITE, Acting Director
Government Employees Services Division