Taxes

Find out how your tax dollars are allocated, and learn about available programs and credits.

Announcement, January 2019

The IRS issued the 2019 Withholding Tables reflecting changes. Employees will see their paycheck changes in January.

Visit the IRS site for more information.

See the IRS Withholding Tables Frequently Asked Questions.

Announcement, September 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urges everyone who works as an employee and has income from other sources to perform a Paycheck Checkup.

Download the Paycheck Checkup instructions for further details.


In this section:

  • W-2: Find detailed explanations about W-2 Wage and Tax Statements. Go paperless: learn about electornic W-2 form. Download W-2 Quick Reference Guide.

  • Withholdings: Learn about Withholding Allowance Certificates. View IRS videos to get some withholding tips including withholding calculator and to learn how to do your paycheck checkup. Other contents of the Withholdings section include claiming multiple federal and state allowances; determining withholding allowances; federal and state withholding exemptions; filing and changing withholdings; lock-in letters; resident and non-resident aliens; Social Security and FICA; unsigned or unfiled withholdings.

  • Tax Break Programs: Learn about programs that help to reduce your taxes, such as Commuter Benefits, Deferred Compensation, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Pension Plans.

  • Tax FAQ: Find answers to various tax related questions. Get more helpful pay and tax information from other resources.

Affordable Care Act

If you were a full-time employee of the City of New York during any part of 2019, you will receive a 2019 1095-C form even if you did not elect health insurance through the City.

Download Form 1095-C 2018 Information to learn more about this form.