TAXES 16-26, Pennsylvania Local Income Tax Withholding

TAXES 16-26, Pennsylvania Local Income Tax Withholding

Published: July 13, 2016
Effective: Pay Period 13, 2016

Summary

Beginning with wages paid for Pay Period 13, 2016, the National Finance Center (NFC) will increase the Local Services Tax (LST) for the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, from $52 to $156 annually and from $2 to $6 per Pay Period (biweekly) for Pay Periods 13-24. This increase is retroactive to January 1, 2016 (PP25). In Pay Period 13, $10.74 will be collected and then in PP14-24, $10.66 will be collected. This is to ensure that the retroactive amount is withheld in accordance with the new City of Harrisburg tax law. In Pay Period 25, 2016, the amount will revert to $6 per Pay Period.

Please see the links below for more information.

Tax Formula

Withholding Formula (Effective Pay Period 13, 2016)

The LST for cities in Pennsylvania is withheld on a mandatory basis from the salaries of employees whose duty stations are located in the cities listed below:

City

State/City Codes

Biweekly Tax Amount

Annual Tax Amount

Bethlehem Township

42/0660

$2

$52

Caln

42/1044

$2

$52

Camp Hill

42/1060

$2

$52

Carlisle

42/1100

$2

$52

Erie

42/2640

$2

$52

Fairview Township

42/2769

$2

$52

Gregg Township

42/3396

$2

$52

Hanover Township

42/3470

$2

$52

Harrisburg

42/3500

$10

$156

Horsham Township

42/3740

$2

$52

Lancaster

42/4180

$2

$52

Monroeville

42/5413

$2

$52

Pittsburgh

42/6600

$2

$52

Plains

42/6615

$2

$52

Reading

42/6900

$2

$52

Scranton

42/7460

$6

$156

South Lebanon Township

42/7894

$2

$52

South Park Township

42/7912

$2

$52

Tredyffrin Township

42/0635

$2

$52

Warminster Township

42/8845

$2

$52

Wilkes-Barre

42/9340

$2

$52

Additional Resources

To view the updated tax formula, go to the HR and Payroll Clients page from the MyNFC drop-down menu on the NFC homepage. Click the Publications tab in the center ribbon. Select U.S. Income Tax Formulas from the Publication menu to launch the tax map. Click the desired State from the map provided for the formula.

Inquiries

For questions about NFC processing, authorized Servicing Personnel Office representatives should contact the NFC Contact Center at 1-855-NFC-4GOV (1-855-632-4468) or via the Internet using the Requester Console.