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Department of Taxation and Finance

Withholding tax amount to deduct and withhold

Withholding amount

The amount of tax to be withheld is determined using the approved withholding tables and methods and is based on the address and withholding allowances of the employee:

Find an address

Use the Jurisdiction/Rate Lookup by Address to determine if an address is located in New York City or Yonkers.

Employee withholding allowances

To ensure accuracy in withholding amounts an employee should provide you with a completed

You may allow the same number of withholding allowances as the number claimed by the employee on their federal Form W-4. However, due to differences in the tax law this may result in the wrong amount of tax withheld.

If an employee meets the qualifications to be exempt from withholding they should give you a completed Form IT-2104-E, Certificate of Exemption from Withholding.


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