Region 2-B

Information for Financial Officers

The Internal Revenue Service issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

See inside for updated 2016 mileage reimbursement information from the IRS.  Read more >>>

The one half hour dues increase adopted at the 36th Constitutional Convention in June 2014 should only be forwarded to the Strike and Defense Fund as detailed in Article 16, Section 5(b) of the Constitution.

This extra half hour should not be included in the calculations when determining per capita taxes to any other affiliates (i.e. Region 2B Article 23 Exchange, IPS Councils or any other Council subject to a percentage calculation rather than a cents per member calculation). Per capita taxes to these affiliates should only be paid on the normal equivalent of 2 hours pay.

 

See inside for information regarding the one and a half cent increase in the standard mileage rates (from 56 cents to 57 1/2 cents per mile) beginning January 1, 2015. Read more >>>

Both Indiana and Ohio are “Credit Reduction States” for the purpose of filing IRS Form 940 for 2014.  Please see inside for more information and the form.  Read more >>>

Effective January 1, 2015, all Ohio Local Unions and CAP Councils are required to file and remit payment for state and school district income tax withholding returns electronically via the Ohio Business Gateway. Please see inside for more information.  Read more >>>

 Ohio has reduced income tax withholding rates by 1% effective with payroll periods ending on or after July 1, 2014.  See inside for links to more information, including tax tables. Read more >>>

 Lower Tax Withholding Rates Take Effect September 1, 2013

Effective with the first pay period ending on or after September 1, 2013, state income tax withholdings should be deducted at the new rates.
See inside for a link to the new tax tables. 

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IMPORTANT TAX NOTICES!!

Effective January 1, 2013, the Social Security tax withholding rate has increased from 4.2% to 6.2%.


INDIANA LOCALS ONLY:
Effective January 1, 2013, ALL Indiana businesses MUST file and pay their Indiana sales and withholding taxes electronically.

For more information, go to www.in.gov/dor/files/quick-start-full-page.pdf to download the "INtax QuickStart Guide."

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