TAXES 18-10, New York State Income Tax Withholding | National Finance Center

TAXES 18-10, New York State Income Tax Withholding

Published: January 24, 2018
Effective: Pay Period 01, 2018

Summary

The Single or Head of Household and Married withholding tax table brackets and rates for the State of New York will change as a result of changes to the formula for tax year 2018. No action on the part of the employee or the personnel office is necessary.

Tax Formula

State Abbreviation:

NY

State Tax Withholding State Code:

36

Acceptable Exemption Form:

IT-2104 or W-4

Basis for Withholding:

State Exemptions

Acceptable Exemption Data:

S/M, Number of Exemptions

TSP Deferred:

Yes

Special Coding:

None

Additional Information:

None

Withholding Formula (Effective Pay Period 01, 2018)

  1. Subtract the nontaxable biweekly Thrift Savings Plan contribution from the gross biweekly wages.
  2. Subtract the nontaxable biweekly Federal Health Benefits Plan payment(s) (includes dental and vision insurance program and Flexible Spending Account - health care and dependent care deductions) from the amount computed in step 1.
  3. Add the taxable biweekly fringe benefits (e.g., taxable life insurance) to the amount computed in step 2 to obtain the adjusted gross biweekly wages.
  4. Multiply the adjusted gross biweekly wages by the number of pay dates in the tax year to obtain the annual wages.
  5. Determine the standard deduction allowance by applying the following guideline and subtract this amount from the annual wages:

    Single/Head of Household

    Married

    $7,400

    $7,950

     

  6. Determine the exemption allowance by applying the following guideline and subtract this amount from the result of step 5 to obtain the taxable income:

    Exemption Allowance = $1,000 x Number of Exemptions

  7. Apply the taxable income computed in step 6 to the following table(s) to determine the annual New York tax withholding:

    Single or Head of Household Tax Withholding Table

    If the Amount of Taxable Income Is:

    The Amount of New York Tax Withholding Should Be:

    Over $0 but not over $8,500

    4.00%

    Over $8,500 but not over $11,700

    $340.00 plus 4.50% of excess over $8,500

    Over $11,700 but not over $13,900

    $484.00 plus 5.25% of excess over $11,700

    Over $13,900 but not over $21,400

    $600.00 plus 5.90% of excess over $13,900

    Over $21,400 but not over $80,650

    $1,042.00 plus 6.33% of excess over $21,400

    Over $80,650 but not over $96,800

    $4,793.00 plus 6.57% of excess over $80,650

    Over $96,800 but not over $107,650

    $5,854.00 plus 7.58% of excess over $96,800

    Over $107,650 but not over $157,650

    $6,676.00 plus 8.08% of excess over $107,650

    Over $157,650 but not over $215,400

    $10,716.00 plus 7.07% of excess over $157,650

    Over $215,400 but not over $265,400

    $14,799.00 plus 8.56% of excess over $215,400

    Over $265,400 but not over $1,077,550

    $19,079.00 plus 7.35% of excess over $265,400

    Over $1,077,550 but not over $1,127,550

    $78,772.00 plus 52.08% of excess over $1,077,550

    Over $1,127,550

    $104,812.00 plus 9.62% of excess over $1,127,550

     

    Married Tax Withholding Table

    If the Amount of Taxable Income Is:

    The Amount of New York Tax Withholding Should Be:

    Over $0 but not over $8,500

    4.00%

    Over $8,500 but not over $11,700

    $340.00 plus 4.50% of excess over $8,500

    Over $11,700 but not over $13,900

    $484.00 plus 5.25% of excess over $11,700

    Over $13,900 but not over $21,400

    $600.00 plus 5.90% of excess over $13,900

    Over $21,400 but not over $80,650

    $1,042.00 plus 6.33% of excess over $21,400

    Over $80,650 but not over $96,800

    $4,793.00 plus 6.57% of excess over $80,650

    Over $96,800 but not over $107,650

    $5,854.00 plus 7.83% of excess over $96,800

    Over $107,650 but not over $157,650

    $6,703.00 plus 8.33% of excess over $107,650

    Over $157,650 but not over $211,550

    $10,868.00 plus 7.85% of excess over $157,650

    Over $211,550 but not over $323,200

    $15,099.00 plus 7.07% of excess over $211,550

    Over $323,200 but not over $373,200

    $22,993.00 plus 9.16% of excess over $323,200

    Over $373,200 but not over $1,077,550

    $27,573.00 plus 7.35% of excess over $373,200

    Over $1,077,550 but not over $2,155,350

    $79,343.00 plus 7.65% of excess over $1,077,550

    Over $2,155,350 but not over $2,205,350

    $161,794.00 plus 94.54% of excess over $2,155,350

    Over $2,205,350

    $209,064.00 plus 9.62% of excess over $2,205,350

     

  8. Divide the annual New York tax withholding calculated in step 7 by the number of pay dates in the tax year to obtain the biweekly New York tax withholding.

Resources

To view the updated tax formula, go to the HR and Payroll Clients page from the MyNFC drop-down menu on the National Finance Center (NFC) homepage. Select the Publications tab and select U.S. Income Tax Formulas from the Publications menu to launch the tax map. Select the desired State from the map provided for the formula.

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