Massachusetts issues withholding tables for 2016

Massachusetts has released wage-bracket and percentage method withholding tables, effective for wages paid on and after January 1, 2016. The percentage method tables are reproduced in this Report Letter on page 19–20. All of the tables will be reproduced in the PAYROLL MANAGEMENT GUIDE in a future release at ¶6658 and ¶6659. The tables reflect an income tax decrease from 5.15% to 5.1%. (Massachusetts Circular M, Income Tax Withholding Tables, effective January 1, 2016.)

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