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Withholding Information & Resources

Wage Withholding Information

The information below is provided to employees for informational purposes only. Anyone seeking personal tax advise should seek consultation outside NYU.

2018 Tax Rates and Wage Base Limits

2018 Social Security and Medicare Information 

  Wage Base Rate Maximum Tax Additional Tax
Social Security $128,400 6.20% $7,960.80 N/A
Medicare None 1.45% None 0.90% over $200k

2018 Supplemental Tax Rates 

Federal 22.00%
Federal (in excess of $1m) 37%
New York State 9.62%
New York City 4.25%

State Wage Withholding and Tax Rates

For 2018 payroll tax by state, please visit this website.

Wage Withholding Forms

You can find your Federal Form W-4 on PeopleSync. Login to NYUHome and search for PeopleSync card or visit the PeopleSync page for more info.

State of New York

IT-2104 Form (PDF) NYS Employee's Witholding Allowance Certificate and Instructions

IT-2104-E Form (PDF) NYS Certificate of Exemption from Witholding and Instructions

IT-2104.1 Form (PDF) NYS, City of New York, and City of Yonkers Certificate of Nonresidence and Allocation of Witholding Tax

IT-2104-IND Form (PDF) New York State Certificate of Exemption from Withholding

IT-2104-MS Form (PDF) New York State Withholding Exemption Certificate for Military Service Personnel

IT-2104-P Form (PDF) Annuitant’s Request for Income Tax Withholding

State of New Jersey

NJ W4 (Form NJ-W4) (PDF) Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate

District of Columbia

DC Individual Tax Forms For District of Columbia Withholding Allowance Certificate