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Wyoming does not have state income tax or payroll tax withholding. It does have a state unemployment insurance tax (SUTA), and you'll also need to withhold federal taxes, and pay the employer portion of FICA, Medicare and FUTA.

HINT-- Turtle Creek Software provides free annual updates for US federal tax rates, and Wyoming tax withholding rates.

Wyoming State Withholding Instructions

To enter withholding information for an employee in your Goldenseal company file, follow these steps:

  1. Choose Employees from the Accounts menu.
  2. Locate the employee record.
  3. Click the Payroll Setup button.
  4. Enter the employee's marital status into the Marital Status field.
  5. Enter the number of federal dependents into the Federal Exemptions field.
  6. Enter the number of Alabama dependents into the State Exemptions field.
  7. If an employee uses the zero deduction table (O table), enter the Zero Deduction tax package into the Tax Package field. Otherwise enter the standard Alabama tax package.
  8. Click OK.

Wyoming State Unemployment Tax Instructions

In 2017, Wyoming SUTA tax rates apply to the first $25,400 in wages for each employee (down slightly from last year). The rate is variable for each business, depending on industry and past history (the usual tax rate for a new construction company is 3.44%).

To enter your Wyoming state unemployment insurance tax rate into the Goldenseal payroll software, follow these steps:

  1. Choose Payroll Setup from the Costs menu, and choose Tax Items from the submenu.
  2. You'll see a list of Tax Items. Locate the Wyoming SUTA tax in the list, and double-click on it. HINT: If you don't see Wyoming SUTA in the list, you'll need to import your state's payroll info first.
  3. Enter the percentage rate that you pay into the percentage field to the right of Calculation method.
  4. If the cutoff amount has changed, enter it into the dollar field to the right of First Adjustment.

Wyoming Marital Status

Use the following to determine the value for the Marital Status popup menu in each Employee account:

  • Single- single employee with one personal exemption (S table)
  • Married- married employee with two personal exemptions (M table)
  • Dual Income- married employee with one personal exemption (S table)
  • Head of House- employee claims Head of Family status
  • Other- not used

An additional deduction of Annual Federal tax withheld is already factored into the Alabama state withholding calculation.


Wyoming Tax Contacts

Revenue & taxation website

Payroll Tax Office-- 307 777-7961
SUTA-- 307 235-3200


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