Indiana Withholding Tax

What is Indiana Withholding Tax?

Withholding tax is the amount of employee’s pay withheld by the employer and sent directly to the government as partial payment of state income tax.  The amount of withholding tax depends on the employee’s income.  The Indiana state income tax is 3.3%. Therefore, the withholding tax should be the same as the state income tax.

Employees do not need to take any action.  The employers/businesses will need to deduct the withholding tax from employee’s paycheck and submit and file the withholding tax to Indiana Dept of Revenue.

How much is Indiana Withholding Tax?

Since Indiana withholding tax withheld is used to pay for employee’s Indiana state income tax, the withholding tax should correlate with state income tax bracket.  The Indiana state income tax rate is 3.3%.  The withholding tax should be the same as state income tax rate.

State Year  State Income Tax Rate Withholding Tax Rate
Indiana 2015 3.3% 3.3%

How to File Indiana Withholding Tax?

Employees do not need to do anything.

Employers/Businesses need to register withholding tax account with Indiana Department of Revenue.  Depending the size of the company, every three months, the employers have to file a quarterly withholding reports and submit withholding tax to the Department of Revenue.  Most small businesses need to file quarterly while larger businesses need to file more frequently.

Indiana Withholding Tax Forms

Form Number Form Description
Form WH-4 Withholding Certificate
Form NHR New Hire Reporting Form
IndianaTax Forms

How to Register for Indiana Withholding?

Businesses with employees will need to register for Indiana Withholding account. The easiest and fastest way to register for Withholding tax is online.

Click here to Register for Indiana Withholding Tax (BT-1).

When to File and Deadlines for Indiana Withholding Tax Return

Generally, Indiana Withholding Tax returns have to be filed every three months, ending on March 31 (Q1), June 30 (Q2), September 30 (Q3) and December 31 (Q4). Typically, the deadline to mail Indiana Withholding Tax return is the last day of the following month.

Quarter Months Deadline
Q1 January - March April 30
Q2 April - June July 31
Q3 July - September October 31
Q4 October - December January 31

Indiana IN Withholding Tax Contacts and Address:

For more information or help on Indiana Withholding Tax, please use the contact information below

Website Indiana Withholding Tax
Telephone (317) 233-4016
Address Indiana Dept of Revenue – Withholding
P.O. Box 7222
Indianapolis IN 46207-7222

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