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Withholding guidance (publications)

General withholding guidance

  • Publication NYS-50, Employer's Guide to Unemployment Insurance, Wage Reporting, and Withholding Tax 

Note: The withholding tax tables and methods are in three separate booklets:

  • Publication NYS-50-T-NYS (1/18) - New York State withholding tax tables and methods. This publication contains the wage bracket tables and exact calculation method for New York State withholding. The tax tables and methods have been revised for payrolls made on or after January 1, 2018.  
     
  • Publication NYS-50-T-NYS (1/17) - New York State withholding tax tables and methods. This publication contains the wage bracket tables and exact calculation method for New York State withholding. The tax tables and methods have been revised for payrolls made on or after January 1, 2017.  
     
  • Publication NYS-50-T-NYC (1/18) - New York City resident withholding tax tables and methods. This publication contains the wage bracket tables and exact calculation method for New York City resident withholding. The tax tables and methods have been revised for payrolls made on or after January 1, 2018.  
     
  • Publication NYS-50-T-NYC (7/17) - New York City resident withholding tax tables and methods. This publication contains the wage bracket tables and exact calculation method for New York City resident withholding. Effective July 1, 2017. See Withholding tax changes for NYC residents with city taxable income of $500,000 or less. 
      
  • Publication NYS-50-T-Y (1/18) - Yonkers resident and nonresident withholding tax tables and methods. This publication contains the wage bracket tables and exact calculation method for Yonkers withholding. The tax tables and methods have been revised for payrolls made on or after January 1, 2018.  
     
  • Publication NYS-50-T-Y (1/17) - Yonkers resident and nonresident withholding tax tables and methods. This publication contains the wage bracket tables and exact calculation method for Yonkers withholding - revised for payrolls made on or after January 1, 2017.
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