May 06, 2008
State withholding
Filed under: Glossary
Vision Payroll

Sometimes abbreviated SWT. The tax taken from the employee with each payrun that contributes to the employee’s payment of state income tax, if applicable. The amount is determined by the individual state and by the employee’s choice of marital and dependent status on their state withholding form. For more information, please see the links section on this page for the state in question.


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