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Withholding tax penalties and interest for employers

As an employer, you could be subject to penalties and interest if you fail to:

  • File returns using an electronic method
  • File returns and make payments on time
  • Withhold and remit proper amount due
  • Report newly hired and rehired employees
  • Keep adequate records
  • Use the correct filing format
  • File accurate wage reports
  • Report accurate and complete withholding reconciliation information

For more information, see

Unpaid tax debt programs


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