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Oct. 7, 2013 – TaxTalk Blog
Local income tax rates are established or adjusted by county officials and annually reported to the department. Departmental Notice #1 has recently been updated with a few counties’ changes, which can affect individuals, businesses and tax professionals.
Allen, Hancock, Jasper, Madison, and Washington counties changed their withholding rates, which became effective Oct. 1, 2013. In addition, Lake County has adopted a county tax, making them the last county in the state to do so. (For specific questions about the impact of Lake County tax, see the FAQs at www.in.gov/dor/files/lake-county-loit-faqs.pdf. )
The rate changes are as follows:
This year Indiana law was changed to allow counties’ local tax rates to change no more than twice throughout the year (previously, changes could occur up to three times a year). Rates adopted by the county:
Keep an eye on the department’s website for more changes to take effect on Jan. 1, 2014.
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