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How Do I Update My Utah Tax Tables?


Where do I find the tax tables?

For UT tax tables, you will need the current publication 14 "Utah Withholding Tax Guide" from the UT Department of Revenue.

Which tables do I use?

Use the "Utah Withholding Schedules" for the annual pay period Figure 1 shows an example.

Note that the figures shown in this document are for demonstration purposes only, and may not be current. Please consult the current publication for the most up-to-date information. Though the figures change periodically, the method of calculation should remain the same. If the calculation method has changed for this state please notify the webmaster.


Figure 1 - 2018 Annual Tables (Schedule 7)

How to setup/update the tables in PowerChurch Plus

To setup/update PowerChurch Plus with the state tax tables shown in Figure 1 above, select the Accounting menu, Payroll, Setup, then Maintain Tax Tables. A separate table will need to be created for the single and married table rates.

Click Add to enter a new table, or use the Find/Locate buttons to select an existing UT tax table to update. When adding a new table, you will be prompted for the type of tax table you're adding. Select State: Utah. For each table, enter the following information:

  • Description: Enter a unique name to identify the tax table (for example, "UT State Tax - Single").
  • Tax type: The type of tax in which this table applies. In this instance, select State Tax.
  • Lines 2, 3, 4, 5: Utah has a unique formula for calculating withholding taxes. As shown in Figure 1, there are 7 steps in the calculation. However, you only need to enter the constant values shown on Lines 2, 3, 4, and 5. Figure 2 shows what these values are based on the sample in Figure 1.
  • Round tax to nearest whole dollar: Check this box to round the calculated tax amount to the nearest whole dollar.

When you are done, the screen should look like this:


Figure 2 - UT State Single Tax Table

Follow the instructions just described for the married withholding table.


This article applies to the following PowerChurch versions:
PCPlus V 11/11.1, PCPlus V 11.5/11.55, PowerChurch Online

Keywords:
state tax table, tax table, taxes

Created: 12/03/2009
Last updated: 12/21/2018