COMPTROLLER'S SEAL STATE OF CONNECTICUT

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

NANCY WYMAN
COMPTROLLER

OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER
55 ELM STREET
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT 06106-1775

MARK OJAKIAN
DEPUTY COMPTROLLER

MEMORANDUM NO. 2000-38a

August 18, 2000

TO THE HEADS OF ALL STATE AGENCIES

Attention: Chief Administrative and Fiscal Officers and Business Managers, and Payroll and Personnel Officers
Subject: Clarification of Memorandum No. 2000-38
Payroll Procedures - Connecticut Income Tax Withholding

I. PURPOSE

The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify Section III of Memorandum No. 2000-38 dated July 19, 2000.

II. AUTHORITY

Connecticut General Statutes Section 12-705 and regulations thereunder.

III. REVISED FORM CT-W4

Beginning January 1, 2000 and extending over an eight-year period, the personal exemption and credit for single filers will be increased. Form CT-W4 has been revised for Connecticut income tax withholding purposes for wages paid on or after July 1, 2000. Payroll and Personnel Officers should distribute a copy of the new Form CT-W4 to each employee who checked Box A on a previously filed Form CT-W4. All employees who will file as single on their federal income tax return must complete Form CT-W4 (effective July 1, 2000) and check Box F to take advantage of the reduced withholding rate.

IV. GENERAL

Questions concerning this memorandum should be directed as follows:

Application of the Tax Law: Department of Revenue Services,
Taxpayer Services Division, 1-800-382-9463
(toll-free from within Connecticut) or
(860) 297-5962 (from anywhere).
For forms and publications, visit the DRS Website
at: www.drs.state.ct.us or call (860) 297-4753.
Memorandum Interpretation: Office of the State Comptroller
Policy Services Division, (860) 702-3440.
 

NANCY WYMAN
STATE COMPTROLLER

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