Federal Tax Changes
State and Local Tax Changes
2019 State Unemployment Wage Limits
The following state unemployment wage limits apply for 2019. For details on how to apply the limits for your state, please review Sage Knowledgebase article 11124. For additional information, please reference articles in the Sage City Year-end Center.
Employee Annual Wage Limit
Payroll Tax Forms: The payroll tax forms are now all updated within the Payroll Tax Form Selector window as of December 20, 2018. To receive an update, select a Federal or State form and click on Next. If there is an update, the next window to appear will have an option to automatically update your forms. It is strongly recommended that you take all forms updates.NOTE: The payroll forms update also updates the forms lists that appear in the Payroll Tax Form Selector window. If you are trying to run a year-end 2018 form such as W-2’s, 940/943/945 but only see the 2017 forms listed then:
Special Note: The forms provided by Sage 50 are approved by the taxing authorities. A few states have not yet approved their forms. Any form, that can be printed and mailed, and is awaiting approval, will print with the banner “Record Copy Do Not File”. We will be removing the “Record Copy” as the taxing agencies approve the forms. There will be periodic online updates for these forms via the Automatic Update feature in Payroll Tax form.
Making Sure That Your Tax Update is Applied
The version for this tax update is 20190101. Follow these steps to make sure that your tax update was applied:
January 2019 Tax Update Release 2018
January 2019 Tax Update Release 2019
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