2011 Payroll Changes | 2011 Federal Tax Tables | Payroll Tax 2011

 

Below is a summary of the main Payroll Tax Changes for 2011 including 2011 Federal Tax Tables and 2011 State Payroll Tax. Our payroll software allows small businesses and accountants implement the new payroll changes easily and stress FREE.

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2011 Federal Withholding Tables

The 2011 Federal Income Tax tables issued by the IRS reflect the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts and the expiration of “Making Work Pay Tax Credit” included in the “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009″.  Some employees will see an increase in their Federal Income Tax Withholding in 2011 due to the expiration of “Making Work Pay Tax Credit”.

2011 Social Security Tax and 2011 Medicare Tax Rates

For 2011, the employee tax rate for social security is 4.2%.

The employer tax rate for social security remains unchanged at 6.2%.

The 2011 social security wage base limit is $106,800.

In 2011, the Medicare tax rate is 1.45% each for employers and employees, unchanged from 2010. There is no wage base limit for Medicare tax.

Employers should implement the 4.2% employee social security tax rate as soon as possible, but not later than January 31, 2011.

2011 Advance payment of earned income credit (EIC).

The option of receiving advance payroll payments of EIC expires on December 31, 2010. Individuals eligible for EIC in 2011 can still claim the credit when they file their 2011 federal income tax return.

State Withholding Tables as of January 1 2011 (some states might update their tables during January 2011 or later in the year) .

Alabama 2011 Withholding

No Change so far for tax year 2011
 

Arizona 2011 Withholding

 Withholding requirements have been updated.

California 2011 Withholding

CALIFORNIA WITHHOLDING SCHEDULES FOR 2011 have been updated. 

Connecticut 2011 Withholding

Withholding tables stayed the same.

DC 2011 Withholding

 New Withholding Allowances for the Year 2011

Hawaii 2011 Withholding

New  HAWAII INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING RATES, METHODS, AND TAX TABLES Effective January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2015

Idaho 2011 Withholding

 No Change so far for tax year 2011

Illinois 2011 Withholding

 No Change so far for tax year 2011

Iowa 2011 Withholding

 No Change so far for tax year 2011

Kansas 2011 Withholding

 No change. The withholding tables you will need to compute the amount of Kansas tax to withhold for each employee or payee have been in effect since January 1, 1999.

Kentucky 2011 Withholding

2011 Kentucky Tax Rate Schedule
2% of the fi rst $3,000 of net income
3% of the next $1,000 of net income
4% of the next $1,000 of net income
5% of the next $3,000 of net income
5.8% of the next $67,000 of net income
6% of the net income in excess of $75,000

Maine 2011 Withholding

 New tables for 2011. Amount Per Withholding Allowance (for monthly employees) is $237.50 .

Michigan 2011 Withholding

 New 2011 withholding tables : Withholding Rate: 4.35% Personal Exemption Amount: $3,700

Minnesota 2011 Withholding

 New withholding tables: Withholding allowance for 2011 is $3,700.

Missouri 2011 Withholding

There is a new 2011 MISSOURI WITHHOLDING TAX FORMULA. STANDARD DEDUCTION — Annual amount is: $5,800 if employee is single, $5,800 if employee is married and spouse works, $11,600 if employee is married and spouse does not work (this is determined by the check box on Form MOW-4, Line 2, and is not a separate filing status), $8,500 if employee’s filing status is Head of Household. MO W-4 ALLOWANCES — Annual amount is:$2,100 for the first allowance and $1,200 for each additional allowance if employee is single or married and spouse works, $2,100 for the first allowance, $2,100 for the second allowance (for the nonworking spouse) and $1,200 for each additional allowance if the employee is married and spouse does not work; $3,500 for the first allowance and $1,200 for each additional allowance thereafter if the employee’s filing status is Head of Household.

Montana 2011 Withholding

No Change so far for 2011.

New Jersey 2011 Withholding

No Change so far for tax year 2011.

New Mexico 2011 Withholding

NEW MEXICO has issued new withholding tables. The Annual withholding allowance is $3,750.00. 

North Carolina 2011 Withholding

The N.C DOR has issued new  Income Tax Withholding Tables and Instructions for Employers. There have been no changes in withholding tables.

North Dakota 2011 Withholding

New withholding rates effective for wages paid on or after January 1, 2011.

Ohio 2011 Withholding

 No updates so far.

Oklahoma 2011 Withholding

 New withholding tables for 2011. Amount of Each Annual Withholding Allowance is $ 1,000.00.

Oregon 2011 Withholding

New tables. The updated Oregon Withholding Tax Formulas reflect the last phase of increasing the federal tax subtraction to $5,950 and changes due to recently enacted legislation. Employees may notice a change in the amount of Oregon tax withheld.

Rhode Island 2011 Withholding

New tables effective January 1, 2011. For annual payroll periods the Amount of one Withholding exemption is 1,000.00. HOWEVER, IF: Annual wages are more than 195,000.00 the Amount of one withholding exemption is $0.00 .

Utah 2011 Withholding

 New withholding tables for 2011.

Vermont 2011 Withholding

New withholding tables for 2011. One withholding allowance equals $3700.00

Wisconsin 2011 Withholding

No Change so far for 2011

The following states do not have personal income tax: Alaska, Florida, Nevada , New Hampshire, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming and Washington.

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